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What Dreams May Come & My Battle With Depression

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Mental health and depression is something I rarely discuss outside of a handful of friends who I share a common bond with.  Over the last several years, those friends have pulled me through some of the toughest times in my life.  I always told myself...

Pharrell Seemingly Forgets That Racism Still Exists Because He’s ‘New Black’

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  I get it, Pharrell Williams is happy.  He’s happy his “Happy” song eventually topped the charts. He’s happy that people embrace his “singing.” And he’s so happy he cried tears of joy during a recent Oprah Winfrey interview when he saw other people sing...

Common & Kanye West Want To Create 15,000 Jobs For Chicago Youth Over The Next 5 Years

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Common and Kanye West have joined forces to give back to the city that raised them by providing 15,000 jobs for the young people of Chicago over the next 5 years. “Obviously, one of the biggest reasons our kids are going through what they’re going through...

73-Year-Old Former KKK Grand Wizard Arrested After Jewish Community Center Shootings

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Frazier Glenn Miller is the man accused of killing three people Sunday in attacks at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement community near Kansas City.  Miller is also a well-known white supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader who was once the subject of a nationwide manhunt....

Town Bans Pastor From Feeding Homeless Because He Doesn’t Have A Food Truck License

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Apparently in Birmingham, Ala., feeding the homeless involves $500 worth of red tape, and a benevolent pastor is learning all about it. Pastor Rick Wood, from Lord’s House of Prayer in Oneonta, made it his mission to feed homeless people every other Saturday for the...

RIP Karyn Washington: Founder of “For Brown Girls” & #DarkSkinRedLip Project

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We are sad to report that Karyn Washington, founder of “For Brown Girls” (FBG) and the  #DarkSkinRedLip Project has passed away from an apparent suicide. Washington, from the Baltimore area, received kudos from so many black women after launching the #darkskinredlip project after rapper, A$AP Rocky, said red lips...