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#SayHerName: Forgotten & Ignored by Janaye Ingram

John Lennon and Yoko Ono had a song titled, “Woman is the N*gger of the World” in 1972. The duo expressed they were using the n-word to mean an oppressed person. 651 more words

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The Learning Curve: Jay Z & Beyonce Are Entertainment's Latest Social Activists...And That's OK

After it was revealed that Jay Z along with his wife, Beyoncé, secretly wired tens of thousands of dollars to bail out protesters in Baltimore and Ferguson, the critical thinking-challenged hosts of… 686 more words

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NAACP Monitoring Black Biker Discrimination In Wake Of Waco

The Atlantic Beach Bikefest, otherwise known as Black Bike Week, is the largest African-American motorcycle rally event in the nation and one of the largest such events overall. 619 more words

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#MalcolmXDay: 20 Quotes Relevant To The Movement Today

Malcolm X remains one of the most important figures of the American Civil Rights Movement, and his transformation into a vocal human rights activist added to his already impressive legacy. 715 more words

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"We Are Victims Of Terrorism:" Fred Hampton Jr. Recognizes 30th Anniversary Of Philadelphia MOVE Bombing

In a country that prides itself on being the apex of liberty and freedom of expression, the notion of domestic terrorism never crosses the mind of most Americans. 884 more words

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EXCLUSIVE: How Do We Talk To Our Young Girls About Baltimore? Residents & Community Leaders Weigh In

The conversation surrounding police brutality in Black communities often excludes women of color, despite their very imperative role, and in many cases, the sacrifices they make. 442 more words

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Black Or Biracial? Separating Tony Robinson From The 'Black Lives Matter' Movement Doesn't Stop Police Brutality

Two months ago, Tony Robinson Jr.’s uncle, Turin Carter, tried to separate his nephew’s death from the Black Lives Matter movement.

At a press conference, Carter discussed Tony (aka Tyrell’s) identity issues spurred by his mixed race background, using that as a catalyst to argue, “We don’t want to just stop at Black Lives Matter. 707 more words

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