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April V. Taylor Many people would be shocked to know that at least five U.S. Presidents were members of the Ku Klux Klan.  According to the Southern Poverty Law Center,”the KKK started in the summer...

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Dick Gregory is an activist, writer and comedian who is known for his witty brand of comedy that attacks racial prejudices.  He was born in 1932 and grew up poor.  His college education at Southern...

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The racist hierarchy in the South manifested in several ways, but most people don’t know that racism even impacted what foods blacks were allowed to buy. As Maya Angelou once wrote, it was custom not...

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By Yolanda Spivey As a little girl, I’ll never forget going on a class trip to Jumel Terrace in New York City where we learned about the life of America’s first president, George Washington. There,...

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In a recent piece for The Atlantic, writer Ta-Nehisi Coates made the case for reparations and just like that, one Texas county approved reparations for blacks. The problem, however, is that even though Dallas County...

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Bob Marley is known as one of the most influential figures of the 20th century.   More than just a musician, over the course of his career, Marley became a moral and religious figure.  ...

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“Stubborn As A Mule” is an internationally award winning documentary that has been ten years in the making about reparations produced and directed by Arcelious Daniels.  Miller Bargeron Jr. and Albert A. George Jr. also...

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Reported by Liku Zelleke The late poet, performer, speaker, activist, actress, writer and national hero, Maya Angelou, will be interred this week after two services – a private and a public one. While a whole...

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Reported by Kacie Whaley President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative (MBK) is being put on the spot by some more members of the black community.  Earlier this May, many organizations that focus on assisting black...

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Reported by Dr. Sinclair Grey III Bigotry never seems to end. As soon as we finish dealing with racial nuances from one side of the pendulum, there arises something new that catches our attention and makes...

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