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Are We Being Overly Sensitive To Marketing That Appears Racist?

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A children’s clothing line and a South African Aid organization has been coming under fire over their recent marketing efforts.

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4-Year Old Helps Solves Robbery After A Black Man is Accused Of The Crime.

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Is this a case of Justice or Just Us?!

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Cards For Single Black Moms On Father’s Day ‘Still’ Sparks Controversy

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What are the effects, if any, of these greeting cards and the celebration of single motherhood?

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THE PEOPLE’S PLATFORM Presents Prentice Powell Performing ‘Good Father’

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Father’s Day is going to be celebrated next weekend as a national holiday tradition. But this clip is dedicated to the Fathers who understand that every time they get to spend time with their child…..is Father’s day.

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Tennis Phenom Taylor Townsend Proves Black Women’s Bodies Are Not The Issue In Winning Tennis

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Taylor Townsend smashing stereotypes amid her French Open success

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Flashback Friday: Maya Angelou on the Richard Pryor TV Show.

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Maya Angelou wrote her part for the sketch and it is one of her hidden treasures that has never been published or performed since.

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Did This Preacher Go Too Far Quoting A Chris Brown Lyric in his Sermon??!!!

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During a sermon full of homophobia, sexism and misogyny, Pastor Jamal H. Bryant told his congregation how he really feels about some women.

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Could Maya Angelou survive in the age of the trigger warning?

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Would her work be taught in schools if teachers were required to issue trigger warnings that her work contained topics of rape, abuse, sexuality, woman’s rights and gender bias?

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Despite Joint Rescue Efforts, Many Nigerians Are Still Wary of US Involvement To #BringBackOurGirls

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One reason is the strong patriotic pride and a resentment of “neocolonial” meddling. What do you think?

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Will Your Love of Maya Angelou Change After You’ve Learned of Her Sex Work History?!

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Her poem ‘Phenomenal Woman’ spoke to her past in the first two lines…”Now you understand
just why my head’s not bowed”.

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