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Five Reasons To Celebrate Black History Month

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Jemar Tisby, co-founder of the Reformed African American Network, makes a case for the relevance and importance of Black History Month. Read more

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Wishful Thinking: If I Were Dennis Rodman

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As Rodman journeys back home from his North Korea trip and into the fray of the media, here are some things for him to contemplate. Read more

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Ain’t I A Mother, Too?

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An analysis of the ways in which Black motherhood needs to be humanized and re-conceptualized for the sake of black women and society at large. Read more

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A Chance Meeting with Mandela

By Lateef McLeod 

A young man’s reflection on meeting the prolific leader and how it has inspired him. Read more

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The Lack of Black Bruins at UCLA: The Questions

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Sy Stokes spoken-word video about UCLA’s lack of diversity has been burning through the Internet and should prompt us to ask questions. Read more

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Pulpits, Pimps, and Progress: A Lament

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There’s been a lot of focus in media on the prosperity gospel lately. A lament from a brother concerned about church perspectives. Read more

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Fruitvale Station: A Tragic Tale of Commuting While Black

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While commuting, Oscar Grant lost his life on New Year’s Day in 2009. A film... 

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The Paula Deen Controversy: It’s Worse Than You Think

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A lot of people are angry that celebrity chef, Paula Deen, has admitted to using... 

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High Court Rules Marriage Benefits Not Just for A Man and A Woman

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The Supreme Court’s recent decision has caused a lot of Christians to view... 

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Dark Girls: Getting Past The Paper Bag Test

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For centuries African Americans were told their skin color was inferior. A documentary that points out the consequences has people talking. Will the conversation end there though? Read more

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