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by Ashley Naples Some people are naive enough to think that America has become a post-racial society.  Most of us know that this post-racial fantasy is not only a lie in today’s world, but it...

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Don Lemon’s aunt and grandmother were often mistaken as whites.  Take a peak at 10 more  facts about the prominent anchor of a television news network by Marie Seva Don Lemon is an African American...

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Cornel West has been a controversial figure in black American politics as of late.  The boisterous, brilliant and powerful scholar has made some people angry because of his attacks on President Obama and black American...

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Minister Louis Farrakhan is the kind of public figure that is either loved or hated, depending on which side of the fence you’re on.   The leader has also been outspoken about recent incidents of...

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For some people, he’s their commande-in-chief.  For others, he’s practically a messiah.  For some, he’s their most hated adversary of all-time.  But no matter how you look at President Barack Obama, you can’t deny that...

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Angela Davis ran for Vice-President twice under the Communist Party but then left the Party to co-found the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism because the former supported the 1991 Soviet coup d’etat.  More...

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The Black Panther Party came about in Oakland, California, because Huey Newton and Bobby Seale were dissatisfied with the efforts of then existing revolutionary organizations and decided to bring their ideals to action. by Marie...

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April V. Taylor Black people have been taught for years that their freedom is due in large part to Abraham Lincoln and his signing of the Emancipation Proclamation.  What many fail to realize is that...

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This conversation took place nearly 50 years ago, but is perfectly applicable today. Malcolm X is talking about black support for the Democratic Party and how black democratic support led to the election of John...

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The situation in Ferguson, Missouri might have started two weeks ago, but the fires that fueled the explosion have been around for hundreds of years.  During this interview roughly 50 years ago, Malcolm X explains...

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