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A 13-Year-Old's Slavery Analogy Raises Some Uncomfortable...
A 13-Year-Old's Slavery Analogy Raises Some Uncomfortable Truths in School
How White People Sound When They "Disagree" With PoC About...
This morning on Twitter, Mia had a few words for white people who "disagree" with PoC about racism. It's funny because it's true.
The 5 Most Badass Ways People Escaped from Slavery
Malcolm X on Wealth of Africa
Study Shows Blacks Will NEVER Gain Wealth Parity With Whites...
News, analysis and commentary from the black left.
This Library of Congress exhibition, The African-American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship, showcases the Library's incomparable African American collections. The special presentation is not only a highlight of what is on view in this major blac...
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
We reveal stories about freedom's heroes, from the era of the Underground Railroad to contemporary times, challenging and inspiring everyone to take courageous steps for freedom today.
Afrobella | Natural Hair, Beauty, Fashion and Makeup Blog...
Natural hair, beauty, fashion, makeup, product reviews, and interviews blog
Web Crawling: Episode 2 - mom.me
We scour the Internet for the best videos so you don't have to
Street Style Hair: Naturally Fabulous
Curly cuties flocked to Alexandria, VA to show off their fierce 'fros and luscious locs at the Natural is Not a Fad Event. The expo was hosted by Koils by Nature and featured an all-star lineup of hair care gurus, natural hair bloggers and beauty br...
Peace or harmony between the sexes and individuals does not necessarily depend on a superficial equalization of human beings; nor does it call for the elimination of individual traits and peculiarities. The problem that confronts us today, and ...
Phillis Wheatley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
WallStats - 389 Years Ago
I created the initial concept of this poster on the night of November 4th. Inspired by Barack Obama's victory and struck with a sense of awe when realizing the amount of hard fought progress that has been achieved in this country, I wanted to pay hom...
$50 Reward for Felix (African American) Family Ancestors...
Ananias Felix was born 1895 in Many, LA
Black History Month: Top Black Hair Moments of All Time
Nothing speaks to the style of the times than an iconic hairstyle! And since the dawn of man, Black women have been at the forefront of hair hotness. From Josephine Baker to Nicki Minaj, here are the top Black hair moments of all time.
Louis Menand: The Rise and Fall of the Voting Rights Act...
The Voting Rights Act, a key provision of which was struck down last week by the Supreme Court, is celebrated because it was enormously effective in giving African-Americans something desegregation alone could not give them: political power. A Congre...
The Write or Die Chick: Living the Maya Angelou Blueprint...
The Write or die Chick reflects on the life and impact of Maya Angelou.
List of African-American firsts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia...
Afro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
MALCOLM X: OUR HISTORY WAS DESTROYED BY SLAVERY
The Malcolm X Collection on DVD: http://malcolmxfiles.blogspot.com/ Rare color footage of Malcolm X appearing on a television show in Chicago called "City De...
The Ultimate Black Twitter Dictionary
Contribute your own "shade," "tea" and "reads" by learning Black Twitter's official verbiage.
Shoes That Fit
Take your style file up a notch! From killer heels to the finest flats, we bring you the season's most striking pairs from the September issue of ESSENCE Magazine.
What It Takes To Be A HFR Designer!
Before we reveal the video of the dazzling fashion show that Harlem's Fashion Row put on Thursday night at the world famous Apollo Theater (read: try to be patient), we're going to give you a look at the last few steps before the big production.
25 Movies Every Black Woman Should Watch
Like books and music, few things in this world can make us lose ourselves quite like good films. They make us laugh, cry, discover our history, and even shape our identities. We're celebrating Black History Month by taking a look at 25 memorable...
Beyoncé's Fiercest Concert Costumes
You may say it's the beat or the choreography, but frankly, we think it's the clothes. From her rainbow-colored fringed knits, to sultry, sequined one-pieces, Beyonce's scorching haute costumes are every bit as entertaining as her clas...
The ESSENCE Beauty Matchmaker
A product finder for Black women: Find ESSENCE-approved makeup to suit your skin tone.
Brilliant letter from a big black dude who heard every racist...
We thought everyone knew it was common courtesy to speak quietly when saying horribly racist things. As this note clearly reveals, it can be a huge turnoff. Our sympathies go out to the "Big Black Dude" who has to endure the scariest people of all: D...
Morgan Freeman on Black History Month
lol its so true
MAAP | Place Detail: Slave Revolt of 1712
On the night of April 6, 1712, a large well-planned and violent uprising began on Maiden Lane, which at that time ran along the northern edge of the city.
For Colored people who've experienced problems integrating
20 Wedding Guest Mistakes to Avoid
Don't let an insensitive move on your part turn the best day of their lives into the worst.
"A Message from the Average Black Person"
Via the Huffington Post (Would love to hear what you guys think) To Whom It May Concern: Greetings. My name is Elon James White. I'm Black. I write this letter on behalf of a lot of people that fall into the category of Average Black People. ( Ye...
Jamaican Swimmer Alia Atkinson Becomes First Black Woman...
Atkinson made swimming history on Saturday at the FINA World Swimming Championship in Qatar.
African American Image History at Blackrefer.com
Eugene Robinson: The Confederacy Isn't Something to Be Proud...
Slavery wasn't just "a bad thing," as Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour recently said in dismissing it. Littering is a bad thing. Slavery was this nation's Original Sin, and the revisionists behind Confederate History Month should be ashamed. - 2010/04...
Single Mother Graduates College with Three Degrees
Deanna Jordan, mother of three sons gradauted from UCLA with two bachelors degrees and one Masters in African-American studies.
GOOD.is | Simple Innovations Help African Farmers Thrive...
I Don't "Act White" - The Detroit Blog
Even if you've never been to Detroit, you've heard—through other people, the media and Hollywood—the rumors and stories about how bad it is here. And from that, you've developed a stereotype of the city, the way it functions, and the people living in...
100 Best Web Sites for African Americans, EarthLink
highlights profitable business opportunities for African Americans.
Thoughts upon the African slave trade
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Cornell Chronicle: Maya Angelou delivers Convocation address...
The Pulitzer Prize-nominated writer, actress and civil rights activist exhorted the Class of 2008 during Convocation May 24 to practice courage, and to make the world better.
African American World
African American World
White Men in Hollywood that Woo Black Women
Do any of these names surprise you?
Tribute to Florence Mills, star of 1920s black theatre & Harlem Renaissance.
Hot Hair: Battle of the Bangs
If you haven't noticed by now, bangs are the most happening hair trend of the moment. Even before our fierce First Lady debuted her chic fringe, stars like Taraji P. Henson and Gabrielle Union had upgraded their 'dos with bangs. Vote on som...
The Race Card Meets Its match
play the race card...ONLY when necessary.