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Trump Threatens A “National Emergency” If Congress Does Not Agree To Fund His Border Wall

After Donald Trump threw a tantrum and stormed out of a budget meeting with Democrats this past Wednesday, on Thursday, he told Sean Hannity, a Fox News host, that if he did not receive the $5.7 billion dollars that he allegedly needs for his border wall, to be placed on the Mexico-U.S. border, he...

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Kroger Issues Apology After North Texas Racial Profiling Incident

After facing backlash in regards to racial profiling at its Mesquite, Texas location, supermarket chain Kroger has issued an official apology and says they will accelerate much-needed sensitivity training after an incident involving 16-year-old  Zavarion Swain and his family members. In the...

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Meet the Black Couple Bringing A Professional Football Franchise To New York City

“He always wanted to bring a football team to New York. We’ve talked about it since the day we met,” Tamara Galloway recalls of her first date with now-husband Corey Galloway. Last month the couple who serve at the helm of Legacy Growth Partners — a business development and direct investment...

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Unless you’re lucky enough to own a private jet, chances are you’re taking a plane to travel to your next destination, which means coming in contact with millions of germs for a long period of time. Just thought of it can make you want to never fly again – well maybe not, but it probably […]...

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A Beginner’s Guide To Afrofuturism: 7 Titles To Watch And Read

Afrofuturism, a term coined in 1994 by Mark Dery, has long been a part of Black popular culture. Blending the African Diaspora with science, technology, and philosophy,Afrofuturism is a way for Black people to see and expand on new ideas and shape a future of our own. For some just discovering it,...

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Larry Woodruffe, 24, and Eric Black Jr., 20, are the alleged gunmen at the center of the killing of Jazmine Barnes. They were recently brought up on charges of capital murder after a mysterious tipster pointed to Black and Woodruffe being the perpetrators, but as of January 10, Woodruffe and his...

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R. Kelly’s daughter shared an emotional post about the allegations against her estranged father. Buku Abi, born Joann Kelly, wrote on Instagram Thursday that her mother and siblings haven’t had contact with the singer for years, adding that “devastated is an understatement” when it comes to...

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On New Year’s Eve, Yasmine James, 20, faced the fight of her life at the McDonald’s in St. Petersburg, Florida when she found herself getting dragged over the counter by Daniel Willis Taylor, 40, as if she was personally responsible for the city’s new anti-plastic-straw law. Fearing for her...

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America’s pressing social challenges—affordable housing, health care, wage equity, police brutality and sexual assault, to name a few—are linked to the nation’s continued legacy of systemic inequality and racial discrimination against African Americans. Environmental justice is another of...

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Normani is opening up about the racism she has experienced while with her former group, Fifth Harmony. In an interview with Billboard, the 22-year-old singer recalled bringing brought to tears in studio sessions by the way she was treated. For example, Normani said she was the only member of the...

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Mathew Knowles recently revealed that he and Beyoncé’s mother, Tina Knowles-Lawson, kept close watch on the members of Destiny’s Child at all times when they worked with R. Kelly. Kelly has been under increased scrutiny by the music industry after the airing of Lifetime docuseries, Surviving...

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Friendships may come and go, but the bonds of sisterhood are for life. No matter whether you’re an Alpha Kappa Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta, Zeta Phi Beta or Sigma Gamma Rho, the love between Black Greek sorority sisters is one that knows no bounds – or time zones. From Mexico to Dubai, these global...

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A Texas mom is taking her son’s school to task after they insisted that her son cut his locs. Tiffany Brown says that the school policy being forced upon her son is both “racist and gendered” as expressed in a series of tweets. Prior to the Christmas holiday, 6-year-old Jonathan was sent home...

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From Homecoming To Haute Couture: Model Anok Yai Nabs New PRADA Campaign

After storming the yard at Howard University’s annual homecoming weekend, nothing was ever the same for newly famous fashion model, Anok Yai. As fate would have it, during the fall of 2017 –October, to be exact– Washington, DC’s migration of all the flyest black and brown people convened on...

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