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Oprah has a long and complex history with hip-hop.  She doesn’t hate all the rappers, but there are some rappers that she has had serious issues with.  Some of the leading beefs have been with...

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Do you ever find yourself wondering whether or not there will ever be another Malcolm X or Muhammad Ali?  Has black power gone out of style?  Are we so busy selling out to corporate interests...

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Reported by Liku Zelleke Jonathan Fleming, 51, was cleared of murder charges and walked out of a Brooklyn court a free man. He had been arrested in relation to a deadly New York City shooting,...

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Reported by Liku Zelleke Half of the US Senate has asked the NFL’s commissioner Roger Goodell to change the Washington Redskins’ name because they say it is a racist slur and that it was about...

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Reported by Liku Zelleke He is known today as one of the greatest voices of his time and still has people that swear by his unsurpassed musical talent. Nat King Cole was the first black...

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Reported by Liku Zelleke Melba Moore used to sing in the golden days of disco. During the time when people loved to hear good music and even better lyrics, she was one of the best....

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III African-Americans continuously break through barriers in order to show the world that they belong. It’s never been a matter of asking for a handout, it’s simply asking for the opportunity to compete...

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By Doshon Farad May 19th marked the 89th birthday of the one who late actor Ossie Davis once referred to as our “Black Shining Prince”, black nationalist leader El Hajj Malik El Shabazz, Omowale, commonly...

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Sam Greenlee was both iconic and simply one-of-a-kind.  In fact, he was “One of a king.”  He is the author of the 1969 novel, “The Spook who sat by the Door.”  The book featured a...

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Dorothy Height was an educator and administrator who was also a well known civil rights and women’s rights activist.  She was born in Richmond, Virginia and moved to Rankin, Pennsylvania as a child.  Despite being...

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