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Love is verb, an action word. Hate is as well. As a humanitarian, I ground myself in love in order to challenge divisive hate. So when Fox Business Analyst Charles Payne asked me to defend words of mine that were ultimately tweeted by Gavin Long, the alleged shooter of several police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, […]
According to new data from the Department of Education, graduation rates for Black and Hispanic students increased by nearly four percentage points from 2011 to 2013, outpacing…
Here’s some good news you probably won’t read a lot about: Black and Latino students have cut their dropout rates by more than half over…
Rue Mapp stopped by “NewsOne Now” Monday. Mapp is the founder of Outdoor Afro, an organization that encourages outdoor activity and appreciation among blacks. She…
NEW YORK — Nearly fifty years ago, Blacks retreated from the South to elude the implications of segregation. Ironically, today many Blacks, in New York especially, are migrating back to the South in search of economic refuge. About 17 percent of African-Americans who moved to the south in the past decade came from New York, […]
A 15-year-old Mexican youth stands on the corner talking to two friends. A 17-year-old black teen spots the trio and quickly approaches. He pulls out a knife, demanding the Mexican youth’s iPod while shouting anti-Latino slurs. The 17-year-old flees with the stolen items. The victim’s two companions, who are African-American, are unharmed.
From STLToday.com: KETTERING, Ohio — Bilal Momin watched as one family member after another succumbed to a genetic and degenerative kidney disease. In 2006, Momin, the associate minister of Freedom-Hill Baptist Church in Dayton, thought he was next.
Via RK Byers at Newsone.com Those two instances in New Jersey stores of idiots suggesting that “all Black people leave” are hilarious. They represent reverse psychology at it’s worse. Personally, I suffer varying levels of commitment to Garveyism. Sometimes I think, “That’s it! We all should leave and go (back) to Africa.” Other times, like […]
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