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Michael Brown’s Funeral Eulogy by Al Sharpton

The explosion of the Black Travel Movement in recent years has meant that more brothers and sisters are discovering foreign lands than ever before. But with this increased global mobility comes the question: “How will my skin colour be perceived abroad, especially in places where there are very few people who look like me?” As a travel blogger and serial expat, my inbox is often flooded with anxious queries from would-be black jetsetters. While they are curious about the world around them,
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Bridge to Black Power: Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

With the looming retirement of long-time Harlem Congressman, Charlie Rangel, quickly approaching, several candidates have… http://www.blackenterprise.com/news/political-snapshot-clyde-williams-hopes-to-fill-charles-rangels-shoes/
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Huckabee Claims Confederate Flag is not A Presidential Issue – Says He Won’t Be Baited

Huckabee won’t be ‘baited’ into Confederate flag debate, says it’s not a ‘presidential’ issue
Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said on Sunday he wouldn’t be “baited” into the politically charged Confederate flag debate in South Carolina, joining a group of fellow GOP White House contenders that says the state must decide.
“Everyone’s being baited with this question as if somehow that has anything to do whatsoever with running for president,” Huckabee, a 2008 presidentialRead more…

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Alabama City Remembered as Climactic Battle of Civil Rights Movement

Tracee Ellis Ross, star of ABC’s Black-ish, was the recipient of an honorary degree from her alma mater, Brown University, in Rhode Island. Ross graduated from Brown in 1994.– This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to ourterms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
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Bridge to Black Power: Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

New York Rep. Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., chairman of the powerful House Education and Labor Committee, addressing a news conference, Washington, D. C., July 26, 1966. (I’ve added video of Black Power advocate Kwame Ture, then known as Stokely Carmichael. In it, Dr. Powell refers to Charles Sumner Stone, his chief assistant.)
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Elected Officials Call For Unity After Attack In Williamsburg Of Black Fashion Student

Legendary blues musician B.B. Kingdied on Thursday at the age of 89. His death marks a solemn moment for his countless fans but also reinvigorate memories of his magnificent music and remarkable contributions to African-American history and culture.
Known for his trademark guitar skills and smooth vocals, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer redefined the blues genre for over 65 years. He hasRead more…

Los Angeles Clippers Players Protest Silently, League Continues To React to Donald Sterling Comments

What if every time you went shopping, you were guaranteed to score a deal? With…
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