Blackface – The Rise Of Fake Black People On Social Media

FAKE BLACK PEOPLE ON SOCIAL MEDIA
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Much of the controversy over fake black social media accounts also surrounds the American Descendants of Slaves (ADOS) movement. ADOS activists claim that African American voters should vote for politicians that support policies beneficial and exclusive to the African American community, such as reparations.

Officer-Involved Killings Now a Leading Cause of Death For Young Men in America

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It’s a data point as American as it is macabre, but a new study has identified police killings as a leading cause of death among young American men. The research, recently published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of...

The Ugly History of America’s Racist Soft Drink Brands

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Coke's recipe was heavily influenced by white supremacy and it was marketed mainly to the white middle class.

Slave Food: The Impact of Unhealthy Eating Habits on the Black Community

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According to a report on the state of obesity, approximately 47.8 percent of African-Americans are obese compared to 32.6 percent of Whites. What’s equally startling is that 35.1 percent of African-American children ages 2 to 19 are overweight. ByJazz Keyes

A History Of Calls For Reparations For Descendants Of Slaves

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Is anything different now? It’s a question being asked more frequently of Democrats running for the 2020 presidential nomination. Many have expressed varying degrees of support for reparations, giving the idea the greatest prominence it’s ever had among leading politicians. Although the notion of...

Don’t Believe The Myth That Black Fathers Are Not There For Their Children

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African-American fathers are involved, teaching their kids how to navigate the pitfalls of being Black in America. Black men are victims of a myth that paints them as the most irresponsible and chronically absentee fathers in the nation. The...

Suspicious Fires Consume 3 Black Churches In 10 Days In A Louisiana Parish

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For three historically black churches in the heart of south central Louisiana’s Cajun and Creole country, Sunday services will not be the same.

Gentrified D.C. Tries To Whitewash Chocolate City By Targeting Go-Go Music

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“Gentrification is cultural genocide, and this is an example of that." After an influx of white people invaded Washington, D.C., at breakneck speed in recent years, the city’s paling population has apparently aimed its gentrifying sights on one...

The Power Of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Anger

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When Martin Luther King, Jr. was in high school, he won an oratorical contest sponsored by the Negro Elks. He and a beloved teacher were returning home in triumph, riding on a bus, when some white passengers got on. The white bus...

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15 Must Try Black-owned Restaurants In New Orleans

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No city in America claims a more distinct cuisine than New Orleans, full stop. The wide mouth of the Mississippi River has served as...

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23 Black-owned Restaurants in Memphis, Tennessee

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A compiled list of Black owned restaurants in Memphis featuring specialty shops For Us By Us.  Traditional Black dishes, also known as soul food,...

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