• TODAY’S MARRIAGE AMONG THE AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY

    BY: DANIEL PETERSON During the previous decades, the  marriage rates in the African American community have declined while the rates of, separation, divorce, out-of-wedlock births, cohabitation, and children residing in female-headed families have increased. The above trends are contrary to the known cultural values. African-American teens are less likely to participate in serious romantic relationships […]

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  • Business Owners Should Know When To Curb Their Humorous Side

    Business Owners Should Know When To Curb Their Humorous Side Reported by Liku Zelleke As serious as matters may be in the business world, it doesn’t mean a little humor won’t help to smooth things down… but only sometimes. One field where a business can really lean towards the lighter side of things is in […]

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  • ​February 23, 1763: Berbice Slave Uprising Begins

    The Berbice Slave Uprising was a slave revolt in Guyana that began on February 23, 1763 and lasted into 1764. It is seen as a major event in Guyana’s anti-colonial struggles, and when Guyana became a republic in 1970 the state declared February 23rd as a day to commemorate the start of the Berbice slave […]

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  • 12 Impressive Facts to Know About First Black U.S. Supreme Court Justice ‘Thurgood Marshall’

    Crusading Attorney Thurgood Marshall, was not only pivotal in the fight against school desegregation but he became the first black person to sit on the United States Supreme Court. Read on for more impressive  facts about U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall:   1. Born “Thoroughgood” Marshall in Baltimore, Maryland, on July 2, 1908. He […]

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  • Many Black Scholars Doom Themselves To Complete Irrelevance

    The Dr Boyce Watkins Channel is an all-black news and commentary channel that features a number of African American thinkers, commentators and speakers. The views of each video are not necessarily representative of those of Dr Boyce Watkins himself. You can follow Dr Watkins at the links below: Instagram: @TheRealBoyceWatkins Twitter: @DrBoyceWatkins1 Via Text: Text […]

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  • Rev. Claude Black: Challenged Various Establishments for Unfair Treatment of Minorities

    During the late 1950’s and 60’s Rev. Claude Black led and organized marches throughout the state of Texas. He often challenged various establishments for their unfair treatment of minorities. Black was born in San Antonio to C.W. and Cora Black. He graduated from Douglass High School in 1933 and later enrolled in St. Philip’s College […]

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  • 10 Facts About “Jackie Robinson” Worth Knowing

    Jackie Robinson made history in 1947 when he broke baseball’s color barrier to play for the Brooklyn Dodgers. He was named Rookie of the Year in 1947, National League MVP in 1949 and a World Series champ in 1955. Here are a few other things that you might not know about Jackie Robinson.   1. […]

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  • Why Chance The Rapper Is Turning Down Million-Dollar Advances From Labels

    Why Chance The Rapper Is Turning Down Million-Dollar Advances From Labels By Ryan Velez The last year has been a great one for Chicago-born Chance The Rapper. The good times started with his feature on Kanye West’s Grammy-nominated The Life of Pablo album, where he stole the show on the intro track, Ultralight Beam. […]

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  • Being “Colorblind” Is The New Racism

    The Dr Boyce Watkins Channel is an all-black news and commentary channel that features a number of African American thinkers, commentators and speakers. The views of each video are not necessarily representative of those of Dr Boyce Watkins himself. You can follow Dr Watkins at the links below: Instagram: @TheRealBoyceWatkins Twitter: @DrBoyceWatkins1 Via Text: Text […]

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  • Does Speaking and Praying in Tongues Keep Off the Devil?

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    By Victor Ochieng Speaking or praying in tongues is a Holy Spirit gift that many people don’t quite understand. While there are those who speak in tongues without interpreters, some believe that the Bible says there has to be someone to interpret the words so that listeners can benefit. On the day of the Pentecost, […]

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  • Beyonce, Oprah Winfrey, Rihanna and Kim Kardashian all dressed up as African brides [photos]

      A photo shop expert, Hakeem Alaiya is showing us what celebrities like Beyonce, Kim Kardashian, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj and even Oprah Winfrey would look like if they were Nigerian brides. And here’s the result.   WHAT DO YOU THINK? DID HE NAIL IT? The post Beyonce, Oprah Winfrey, Rihanna and Kim Kardashian all dressed up as African brides [photos] appeared […]

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  • 12 Sensational Facts to Know About Legendary Actress Roxie A. Roker

    Roxie Albertha Roker was an actress best known for her role as Helen Willis on the CBS sitcom The Jeffersons (1975–85), half of the first interracial couple to be shown on regular prime time television.   Read on to find more amazing facts about sensational actress Roxie Roker:     1. Born in Miami, Florida […]

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