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Democrats Tap NAACP, Others to Engage ‘Infrequent’ Black Voters for Midterm Elections

  By Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — They’re asking pastors to text their congregants about the importance of voting. They’re connecting with thousands of Puerto Ricans displaced by Hurricane Maria.

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Uber Driver Defiant As Two White Men Confront Him Assuming He’s a Drug Dealer: I Have No Obligation to Tell You Sh*t

By Tia Berger Black driver stopped on the side of the road to clean out his vehicle on Saturday morning when he was approached by two white men, one of

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She Built the Largest Online Community for African Millennial Women in the World

by  Sequoia Blodgett During the recent Africa Travel Summit powered by Airbnb, we were introduced to Afua Osei, the energic and flawless host for the event, but after some conversational deep

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What Canada’s legalization of marijuana means for travelers

  Stacey Lastoe and Eric Levenson, CNN   (CNN) — As laws surrounding recreational marijuana change state by state in the United States, Canada has just legalized weed nationwide. Adults

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Supercharged Hurricane Threatens Florida With 150 mph Winds

  By Associated Press PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Gaining fury with every passing hour, Hurricane Michael closed in Wednesday on the Florida Panhandle with potentially catastrophic winds of 150

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John McCain, senator and former presidential candidate, dies at 81

By Stephen Collinson, CNN   (CNN)Whenever America was in a fight during his long lifetime, John McCain was in the thick of it. McCain, who has died at the age

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Man Calls Out Hypocrisy of Mugshot Being Used for Black Man Arrested for Defending His Daughter

  By Tanasia Kenney A Twitter user went toe-to-toe with critics over the media’s use of a Black man’s mug shot after he was arrested and charged for defending his

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‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin dead at 76

  NEW YORK – Music legend and one-time New York City resident Aretha Franklin has died at the age of 76. The singer of such classic hits like “Respect” and

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Lynching Memorial Draws 100,000 Visitors In First 3 Months

    By Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The nation’s first memorial to victims of lynching has drawn more than 100,000 visitors in its first three months — far

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Black Men XCEL: Our Movement To Advance Black Men

    by  Earl “Butch” Graves Jr. A major part of Black Enterprise’s mission has been exposing our audience and the world to the major accomplishments of African Americans across

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Trump White House Views Migrants as Subhuman                                  

    The Trump White House does not see migrants as full human beings. They see them as a horde of invading pests. Trump himself has recently used the word

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ADDRESS HOUSING CRISIS WITH A BASIC SECURITY DEPOSIT GUARANTEE

    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a radical economic thinker. In his 1967 book, Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? King wrote, “the programs of the past

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Brings Dairy-Free Frozen Dessert Inspiration to Vegan Fest at Weavers Way Co-Op in Ambler June 23rd

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: The call has gone out for the season’s “must attend” event for vegans or those who just want to be one, for Vegan Fest at Weavers

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ACTIVISM IS THE RENT I PAY FOR LIVING ON THE PLANET

    Novelist and poet Alice Walker once said, “activism is the rent we pay for living on the planet.” As a white American male who is able bodied, heterosexual, English speaking,

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Major League Baseball in San Juan as a 21st Century Marshall Plan

      The people of Puerto Rico are rich. The name itself means “Rich Port City.” Any narrative that portrays Puerto Rico as a poor, battered, and inept Commonwealth