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Smithsonian National Museum Of African American History & Culture Turns Out To Be Washington DC’s Biggest Attaction

By Forbes.com

Nevermind long lines at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture

Thanksgiving Soul Food: Carla Hall Of ‘The Chew’ Offers A Glimpse Into African-American Tradition

By The Baltimore Sun

Carla Hall vividly recalls the time she attended Thanksgiving dinner

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Black Thanksgiving: Why Are Mac And Cheese And Potato Salad Thanksgiving Staples?

By Washington Post

A year ago, I wrote a humorous piece about Thanksgiving based on a virally successful satirical

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Almost Everything We Know About Thanksgiving Is Wrong

By New York Times

Not to rain on our Thanksgiving Day parade, but the story of the first Thanksgiving

A United Nations Panel Concludes: The United States Owes Its Black Citizens Reparations

By Essence.com

Whenever the idea of reparations is presented, it’s usually met with some sort of racist rhetoric

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Illinois Social Worker Accused Of Keeping Schizophrenic Black Man As Sex Slave For Three Years

By New York Post

An Illinois social worker seduced and kept a 24-year-old patient as a sex slave

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South Carolina White Restaurant Manager Charged With Torturing And Enslaving A Black Cook

By AJC.com

A white restaurant manager in South Carolina has been charged with  enslaving a black buffet cook

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Oprah’s Surprising Opinion On Reparations: “I Think A Lot Of People Still Use Slavery As An Excuse”

By Urban Intellectuals

Oprah Winfrey is arguably the most powerful black woman in the world

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New Emancipation Statue In Richmond To Honor Nat Turner

By Richmond Times-Dispatch

A state commission planning an anti-slavery monument in downtown Richmond

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Black Man Who Advocated For Confederate Flag Killed In Car Crash

By Washington Post

Anthony Hervey was on his way home to Oxford, Miss., when the car carrying him and fellow activist

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Protecting Sexual Predators- R. Kelly’s Newest Allegations Highlight Black America’s Dirty Little Secret

By Yolanda Spivey

This is hard for me to write, but growing up, I was a victim of child molestation.

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According to History, African Americans Don’t Sleep As Well As Whites

By LA Times

When we study racial inequality, we tend to consider factors that affect people while they are awake. Differential access to safe neighborhoods with good schools, decent jobs and unbalanced treatment by police and the courts surely have much to do with the stubborn disparities in wealth and well-being

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Private Prisons Are Facing A Class-Action Lawsuit For Violating Anti-Slavery Laws For The First Time In History

By Alternative Media Syndicate

This past summer, President Obama’s Department of Justice was directed to stop using private prisons. Besides having notoriously inhumane conditions, the private prison industry doesn’t really save taxpayers money—it just generates money for people who are in bed with private prisons.

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Black Men Can’t Love Black Women Due to Genetic Memory

By TheGameIsNotSoldNotTold.com

First Off I really like to thank  Jakira Sarvis Bey for pointing me in the right direction. I really don’t know shit about this field, and she made it way easier for me.

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Keep Black Kids From Running Away By Not Beating Them

By Washington Post

Last month, a rumor that more than 500 mostly black and Latino children from the District of Columbia had been abducted and sold into sex slavery went viral on social media.

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Elite Pedophile Rings Exposed in a Horrifying Episode of Dr. Phil

By The Free Thought Project

In an exclusive interview seen by millions across the United States, Dr. Phil exposed the deadly secretive, and the highly organized world of elite pedophilia

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Myth Debunked: The Irish Were Not Slaves, Too

By NY Times

It has shown up on Irish trivia Facebook pages, in Scientific American magazine, and on white nationalist message boards:

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The New Black-on-Black Crime : Reality TV Producers vs. The Black Woman

By Huffington Post

Exciting, riveting, jaw-dropping, pearl-clinching and gut-wrenching ― all descriptions of reality television.

 

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Beating Children Won’t Save Black America

By NY Times

“This is gonna hurt me more than it hurts you.”

My black, middle-class adoptive mother often grumbled these words as she prepared to whup me for getting dirty, mouthing off, rolling my eyes, telling lies or any number of other childhood misbehaviors.

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Ben Carson Refers To Slaves as ‘Immigrants’ Who Worked Really Hard ‘For Less’

By Huffington Post

WASHINGTON ― Ben Carson made his debut as secretary of Housing and Urban Development Monday by telling agency employees about the virtues of the “can-do” American society.