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Malcolm X – Speech at Ford Auditorium (Detroit)

Brother Malcolm delivered this speech in Detroit later in the day after his house was bombed earlier. Think for a moment how physically tired he must have been. Yet, he was bound to his calling – to speak truth to … Continue reading

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Stokely Carmichael – Black Power

As resonant today as it was then….

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Papa Pope vs. The Confederate Flag

Joe Morgan as “Papa Pope” extemporizes his remarks to a Southerner who supports the Confederate flag on last night’s The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore. As always Mr. Morgan “drops the mic.” Can the church say, AMEN.

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Michael B. Jordan – Why I’m Torching the Color Line

By Michael B. Jordan You’re not supposed to go on the Internet when you’re cast as a superhero. But after taking on Johnny Storm in Fantastic Four—a character originally written with blond hair and blue eyes—I wanted to check the … Continue reading

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How to Get Our Sh** Together (The Power of Personal Responsibility)

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6 Words: ‘My Name Is Jamaal … I’m White’

NPR Staff People make a lot of assumptions based on a name alone. Jamaal Allan, a high school teacher in Des Moines, Iowa, should know. To the surprise of many who have only seen his name, Allan is white. And … Continue reading

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The Importance of Knowing Your Worth

By Miki Turner My mother never earned a college degree, but throughout my childhood she would randomly dole out these pearls of wisdom that gave me a leg up when it came to navigating all the left turns I would … Continue reading

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Amandla Stenberg: Don’t Cash Crop On My Cornrows

Tell em Lil Sister!!!

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Author Benilde Little Encourages Black Women to ‘Break Down’

By Danielle C. Belton Author Benilde Little wants black women to know it’s OK. It’s OK to let go. It’s OK to cry. It’s OK to break down. In fact, in her new memoir, Welcome to My Breakdown, she welcomes … Continue reading

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A template for the Future

After a summer of driving 4 hours from my home in suburban Kansas City, MO to Ferguson, MO shouting “Black Lives Matter!”, a summer and fall of watching in utter disgust and disappointment of Grand Jury decisions of no indictments … Continue reading

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