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Why It Is Important that You (And Not Someone Else) Teach Your Children About Racism

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My daughter was in second grade when her class had begun a discussion on civil rights and slavery in North America. It was then that she had learned for the first time that there were people in this world who may think her less deserving, less valuable, and even less …

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Teaching Your Children How to Rise Above Stereotypes

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My husband and I recently enjoyed a breezy outdoor dinner at a local café with our three kids and found ourselves having to teach an unexpected lesson. In what has become our normal everyday fashion, we also found ourselves the single black family in a middle-class white restaurant. No biggie. …

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Is America Truly Land of the Free?

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In the current climate of police shootings, protests that get out of hand, and growing racial tensions that sometimes are backed by political divides, you hear the term “civil rights” tossed around frequently. But does that term fit every situation that we see, especially when it is between the citizens …

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Barack Obama Charlottesville Tweet Most Liked In Twitter History

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Former United States President Barack Obama has set a new record for the most-liked tweet in Twitter’s history. In the wake of Charlottesville violence and thuggery, former Commander-in-Chief posted a tweet quoting Nelson Mandela over the weekend. Obama’s Mandela tweet is also the fourth most-retweeted post ever with more than …

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Bizzle & Jered Sanders Respond to Racism on New Single “Equal Opportunity”

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God Over Money’s Bizzle and Jered Sanders just teamed up for an important new single entitled “Equal Opportunity.” Here’s how Biz described the motivation for it, A little “Going Away” gift for all of my “un-followers” 😉 ….those who claim me as their brother in CHRIST one minute and tell …

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Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) Announces Dope New Docu-Series “Black Love”

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I hardly watch any TV, but I’m excited about Oprah’s new series. With all the reality shows that have been showing the worst that black people in America have to offer, a series highlighting honest and emotional real love stories about black celebrities we know and love is refreshing. Love …

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Sho Baraka Speaks on ‘Colorblindness’ Being Lazy & Toxic in New Interview

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In a new interview with Verge Network, Sho Baraka takes on the topic and concept of ‘colorblindness’ in regard to racial justice in America today. Labeling it both lazy and toxic, the Humble Beast artist exposes the shallow nature of the position and pushes for a deeper conversation. Let us …

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Does Independence Day Really Represent Freedom for All Americans?

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On July 4th, 1776, America won the fight for its independence from Britain, and established itself as a nation. Now this day is celebrated as Independence Day, complete with fireworks and BBQ’s. If you’re patriotic and love everything about America, celebrating our nation is a no-brainer. However, there’s a dark …

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