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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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Jay-Z’s Tidal & Harry Belafonte’s Sankofa.org Collab for Social Justice Film

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Jay Z’s Tidal and Harry Belafonte’s social justice organization, Sankofa, have partnered to produce a new visual EP entitled, “17,” which follows a 17-year-old black male, and chronicles his experience with racial bias and police violence. Jay Z’s streaming music and entertainment platform, TIDAL, has partnered with Harry Belafonte’s social …

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Lessons of Social Justice From Moses

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No matter when your Christian journey started, most would likely agree that the story of Moses and the Israelites was one of the first Bible stories learned. It’s basic introductory literature of the faith. However, in this article I want to highlight a few lessons that your Sunday school teacher …

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3 Major Insights I Learned Over the Years While Engaging in Black Outrage of Police Brutality

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Another unarmed black person killed by the police? Ok, let’s see how this plays out. Media reports killing. Policeman who does the killing is sent home on administrative leave. Even after video evidence or witness testimony saying or showing contrary, the officer is ruled to have done nothing wrong. Black people are outraged, but …

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Black Lives Matter to Ben & Jerry’s

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It’s not very often we see corporations publicly taking a stand against racial injustices such as Ben & Jerry’s have on their website. This is what they had to say: Why Black lives matter. Black lives matter. They matter because they are children, brothers, sisters, mothers, and fathers. They matter …

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Michelle Alexander Walks Away From Law to Teach and Study at Seminary

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We recently published an article heavily influenced by one of our country’s foremost intellectuals who is also a civil rights activist, author of The New Jim Crow, and associate professor of law, Michelle Alexander. Last night, Michelle Alexander announced on her Facebook page that she has decided to walk away from law which has …

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