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Aubree Gordon: Speaking Up and Stacking Up

Aubree Gordon: Speaking Up and Stacking Up

2020 is much different than what any of us were expecting. From the passing of one of our beloved basketball stars who made plays on and off the court, to a worldwide pandemic and to the injustices that black women, men and trans lives are facing day in and day out.  Many of us wonder...

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Say Their Name: The Newest Podcast to Listen To

Say Their Name: The Newest Podcast to Listen To

It’s been seen on signs, bumper stickers, t-shirts, graffitied on sidewalks and more. “Say Their Name” has been used to bring awareness to those who have been wrongfully killed by the police or have fallen victim to police brutality.  While we continue to live out our lives, it’s easy to forget about the importance of...

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The Forgotten Story of Igbo Landing

The Forgotten Story of Igbo Landing

Throughout history — with a particular focus on the slave trade era — there were stories of dehumanizing acts, mass killings, maiming, racism, resistance to slavery, and suicide. But none of these accounts were ever as heart-wrenching as the Igbo Landing story at Dunbar Creek on St. Simons Island, Georgia in 1803.  The events of...

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15 Historical Black Sitcoms

15 Historical Black Sitcoms

Black sitcoms are legendary. From Good Times to The Game, there is a long list of Black sitcoms that have entertained us with stories and characters we could relate to.  This genre of TV shows became very popular in the ’90s and a lot of the shows that made it on this list are from...

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The Life & Death of the Black Panther Party

The Life & Death of the Black Panther Party

The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense (BPP) became a symbol for armed resistance in the black community in America back in the 1960s. But how did this party rise up, and ultimately, fall down?  WATCH the video version of this article below.   The Origin of the Panthers The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense was...