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    Teen Raises $26K on GoFundMe After Parents Cut Her Off Over Black Boyfriend

    An 18-year-old college student, Allie Dowdle, from Memphis, Tennessee, has raised almost $26,000 with a GoFundMe campaign because her parents have cut her off financially. The young woman who will be a college freshman in September 2017, has been cut-off from financial assistance from her parents because she continues to date her boyfriend Michael, who […]

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    Never Forget: The Horrific Lynching of Mary Turner and her Baby

    The chain of events that led to the lynching of Mary Turner started in May of 1918 on Hampton Smith’s plantation in Brooks County, Georgia. Smith, a 31-year-old White man, was shot and killed by one of his Black workers named Sydney Johnson. After the slaves’ emancipation, many plantations in the South began to experience […]

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    La Detra White’s ‘Putting Your Money Where Your Heart Is Project’ Is Ambushing Black Businesses With Support

    As a successful marketing and branding expert, Ms. La Detra White understood and embraced the ‘Bank Black movement’ by opening an account with Citizen’s Trust Bank, a Black bank with locations in Georgia and Alabama. La Detra felt that opening and depositing money into Black banks alone would not fully change the financial outcome for other […]

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    Kanye West says, if he had voted, he would have voted for Trump

    After he declared his intention to run for President in 2020 earlier this year, Kanye West has once again made another outrageous comment. Speaking to an audience in California, Kanye said he didn’t vote in this year’s presidential election a few weeks ago, but if he had voted, he “would have voted for Trump.” Advertise Here

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    What’s New Orleans Like 11 Years After Hurricane Katrina?

    On August 29, 2005, one of the worse natural disasters in American history destroyed a large portion of the city of New Orleans, Louisiana. In the devastating hurricane, at least 1,245 people were killed by the intense water surge and subsequent flooding. During the natural disaster, American citizens of which a large percentage were Black residents, were […]

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    NFL Ratings Plummet Due To Players Protesting National Anthem

    In a new survey conducted by Seton Hall Sports Poll, 56% of those surveyed feel that athletes like Colin Kaepernick and others who have refused to stand for the National Anthem are hurting the NFL’s television ratings. In staggering numbers, viewership of Monday Night Football is down 24%, followed by a 19% decline for Sunday […]

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    Donald Trump Says He Has A “New Deal For Black America”

    At a presidential rally on Wednesday, Donald Trump laid out his plan to help the Black community – in front of his usual mostly white audience. In his usual snarky demeanor, Trump painted an unrealistic picture of the entire Black community being in dire poverty and himself as the person to fix all the problems. Trump’s plan […]

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    Detroit Man Facing 40 Years in Prison for Facebook Posts Against Cops

    A man from Detroit, MI is facing up to 40 years in prison for the alleged rants encouraging people to “kill all white cops” he posted on Facebook. 40-year-old Nehru Littleton was upset after watching the various videos of white police officers shooting and killing unarmed Black men that have been spread across social and news media. Investigators say Littleton […]