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Blacks Experience Less Than Three-Fourths The Quality Of Life As Whites

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April V. Taylor The National Urban League, a civil rights organization, has issued it’s 39th annual “State of Black America,” report. The annual publication assesses racial equality as it relates to economics, education, health, social justice and civil engagement. The findings reveal that Black people have been challenged “on every front,” specifically in terms of accountability for police misconduct, widening ...

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Detroit Pastor Owing Child Support for 5 Children By 4 Women Accused of Stealing His Congregation’s Money

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By Michal Ortner Steve Lee, Pastor of Peter’s Rock Missionary Baptist Church of Detroit, claimed to partner with a local charity in order to take advantage of the needy. The Detroit charity, THAW, was established to help struggling community members keep their heat going during the winter months. In an ad on Facebook, local citizen, Jacqueline Privett found contact information ...

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NYC Protesters: Students Of Color Are Denied School Sports

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By: Krystle Crossman Protesters and students have been gathering tirelessly on the steps of the Department of Education offices in New York City to try and protest the budget cuts on small school sports. Recently International Community High School in the Bronx lost all of its sports teams because of funding. Protesters are calling foul because they state that affluent ...

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French Bakery Ordered to Remove Obscenely Racist Cupcakes

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A French court has ordered the removal of cupcakes from a local bakery due to “obscene” racism. The cupcakes, which depict the enlarged private areas of a chocolate pastry, originally caused outrage in March. Now a court has ruled that the pastries are an “affront to human dignity.” The pastries, called “Gods” and “Goddesses”, seem to depict obese dark skinned ...

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60 Minutes Interviews Only White People While Covering Africa

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When it comes to covering Africa, the news show ’60 Minutes’ would much prefer interviewing white people about what’s happening on the continent than actual black Africans who call it home. In a scathing open letter to ’60 Minutes’, 200 writers and academics blast the newscast for its abysmal coverage of the African continent. The letter was written by journalist ...

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Indiana HIV Outbreak Being Declared A Public Health Emergency

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April V. Taylor The largest single HIV outbreak in the history of the state of Indiana is taking place in the southern part of the state.  According to Fox 59, one small town has been consumed by the outbreak, and authorities are reporting 55 confirmed cases, with the number likely to grow as more people are tested. State health officials ...

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Study Claims Natural Women Have Low Self-Esteem?

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It appears that a company called NewsNerd.com published a misleading story about black women with natural hair having low self-esteem.  If you want to read a synopsis of what they were saying, you can read it below.  But it turns out that none of it is true. By: Naturally Triece According to research by a cosmetic company, Bountiful Hair, women ...

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