Have White Women Stolen the “Flava” That Sistahs Always Had? Well, One Brutha Told Me, “Yeah!”

I couldn’t wait to get home so that I could share a little bit of insight into my conversation with a Black man who told me that White women have “flava.” Now, I’ve never heard a Black man use the words “flava” and White women in the same sentence. But…, 

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Opinion: Massive Resistance and a Way Forward for Black America

And so it begins…

Our nation is experiencing it’s 45th peaceful transfer of power from one Commander-in-Chief to another. But this time, for many of us, this presidential shift has been strikingly different.

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When White People Profit Off Of Black Pain

What exactly are the implications of white artists creating (and profiting) off of work that depicts black trauma and black pain?

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Black Panther Party revisited

This short documentary explores what we can learn from the Black Panther party in confronting police violence 50 years later.

Documentary Produced By: Stanley Nelson and Laurens Grant

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Really?? It Appears The Minister And A Few Black Folks Need A Quick Lesson In Government 101

I hope that you had an opportunity to watch the Minister speak his peace about President Obama before you read my article. If not, I’ll wait just a bit so that you can get caught up on why I think it’s vitally important for Black folks to not just know and embrace our history, but understand we can get shit done by knowing how government REALLY works.

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Trevor Noah Schools Ben Carson: ‘Slaves Weren’t Immigrants’

Dr. Ben Carson recently referred to African-Americans as “involuntary immigrants,” but Trevor Noah thinks that’s just plain wrong.

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