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Nuanced talk about arguably the most pressing social issue of our time.

England Forced To Accept Muslim Excellence

England's top professional footballer and London's new mayor are both Muslim. To top off Leicester City's miraculous season, Riyad Mahrez became the first Muslim footballer...

CL’s American Debut and Black Culture

With 5 million views in a week on her newest music video 'Lifted', K-Pop star CL is striving to make her way into the U.S. market....
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America’s First Black College Grad Was White. Huh?

Alexander Twilight was Black. Then he was white. His classmates described him as "swarthy." (Old Stone House...

Does Sage Steele Deserve To Be Dragged Like This?

After ESPN anchor Sage Steele criticized wide receiver Mike Evans for his Veteran's Day national anthem protest, much of Black Twitter yanked her curly-headed...

‘Dope’: Blackness, Pop Culture, and Growing Up in 2015

Revolving around a circus of coinciding storylines and Malcolm's issues of self-understanding, Dope serves as a humorous representation of popular youth culture in 2015...
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FNF Chop on “Walk Down” Success and the Injustice of Parole

How many times have you read this story? Up-and-coming rapper with some momentum in his career violates...
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Hope and a Hiccup in BLM NY’s Recognition of the Tigray Genocide

Chivona Renee Newsome, co-founder of the Greater New York chapter of Black Lives Matter, spoke at a Tigray Genocide protest Sunday morning....

The Dixon Challenge

An honest, self-identified redneck took to YouTube recently to get real about racism. The man has since been identified as actor/filmmaker Jorge Eugene Moran. He...

Azealia Banks Is A Victim Of Misogynoir…Kinda (Preview)

Yo! I've been writing for a women's lifestyle site called Vocally for several months now. It's been a dope experience that provides me a lot of creative...
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Local Man James Baldwin: “Ending Racism Is Up To White Folk”

"White people in this country will have quite enough to do in learning how to accept and love themselves and each...