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“Nappy” should make you happy. If you follow a Eurocentric standard of beauty it could destroy your self-esteem as a melanated man or woman. You will learn to hate your melanin, wish your hair was straight, and try to become something you are not. Listen here, contrary to popular belief having “nappy” hair is actually […]

Meet Nyakim Gatwech, the South Sudanese descent African American model who’s teaching people not to be afraid of the dark. With her deeply pigmented skin and fierce determination, the dark skin model is breaking down the barriers of conventional beauty and encouraging others to do the same. The 24-year-old African model and fashion icon, who […]

All over the world, Black people are subjected to all kinds of wickedness and inhumane treatments, and somehow the world keeps a blind eye and deaf ear to their plights. For decades, Black people have been used for labor, tortured, killed and had their organs harvested in China. But somehow these reports don’t grace the […]

By Benjamin Fearnow On 8/08/19 at 4:41 PM EDT NewsFbiAnimal rightsThreatRacism Leaked FBI documents indicate “black identity extremists” and animal rights activists are among the agency’s top counterterrorism priorities under President Donald Trump. The FBI’s priority list documents, obtained by The Young Turks Thursday, lay out the Bureau’s 2018 fiscal year focal points in counterterrorism, […]

“Fun facts: I didn’t truly realize that white people could have black friends- and still be racist until one time in middle school i was in the backseat with a friend and her mom when they were cut off by another driver and my friend screamed at the top of her lungs “fucking niggerrrr!!!” And […]

It was used and still can be used to make us hate ourselves By Brando Simeo Starkey@BrandoStarkey May 18, 2017 A few years ago, I read slave narratives to explore the lives of black agricultural workers after the end of the Civil War. The narratives came from the Federal Writers Project of the Works Progress […]

Thanks to countless millions of dollars in advertising, almost everybody thinks they need milk. Over the past several decades, cow’s milk and its byproducts have come to be seen as an essential part of the diet of most Americans. Milk and milk products such as cheese, yogurt, ice cream, whey, kefir and butter have been […]

Most likely the first human who invented the first god was some smart tribal guy who saw that it was a very effective way to protect himself from bodily harm by the stronger ones if he made them and the less smart members of his tribe believe he had a very strong friend living across […]

When I first met Chris, he was quiet—I could tell he was trying to figure out who I was, and who I could be in his life. The stories I heard about Chris did not align with the boy in front of me. I was told he was constantly removed from class and referred to […]

Kiko Davis, 48, is the majority stockholder of Detroit-based First Independence Bank, one of the top 10 largest Black-owned banks in the United States. This makes her the only Black woman in the country who owns a bank. During an interview with Rolling Out, she said that what makes her unique as an African American […]