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    Race Riots Broke Out After Jack Johnson Boxing Match

    On July 4, 1910, long before the Ali-Frazier fight in 1971 would be dubbed ‘Fight of the Century,’ the original fight of the century had taken place. The fight was between the Black heavyweight champion, Jack Johnson aka ‘The Galveston Giant’ and his white opponent, Jim Jeffries. At a time when racial tensions were intense, white America […]

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    33% Of Black Residents In Chicago and Baltimore Have ZERO Net Worth

    According to responses given by Black residents in Chicago and Baltimore, a staggering 1 out of every 3 citizens has no liquid assets on hand in the event of a job loss or medical emergency. These residents are defined as having ZERO net worth because they’re unable to sustain themselves for three months or more […]

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    Bank Black USA Is On A Mission To Move $500 Million Into Black Banks by 2018

    A new movement called Bank Black USA is seeking to encourage people to put their money in Black-owned banks. Spear-headed by Justin Moore, Stephone Coward, and Robert Herring III, Bank Black USA is asking Americans to deposit $500 million into Black-owned banks by next MLK Day which is on January 15, 2018. Moore told The Huffington Post […]

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    Trayvon Martin’s Parents Release Book To Honor Their Son’s Life

    It’s hard to believe five years have pass since the cold-blooded ‘murder’ of Trayvon Martin. On February 5, 2017, he would’ve turned 22-years-old had his life not been cut tragically short. Now, five years after his death, his parents, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, have written a book that tells the story of their son’s […]

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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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    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 […]