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France’s First Black Newscaster Says His Country Is Racist

Thought Don Lemon was the only outspoken newscaster in the world? Meet Harry Roselmack – a man who is actually using his words to fight injustice. Roselmack is France’s first black newscaster and he recently commented on his country’s “deep-seated racism”. Roselmack did not become the only...

Let Me Ask You A Question?: Smoking Weed

Recently, we stumbled upon a comment on another site where a young lady stated that Black women don’t typically use tampons until after losing our virginity or becoming adults. She claimed that our mothers typically encourage us to use maxipads instead. While some of us...

Bill de Blasio Elected Mayor of New York City

It’s the end of an era and the mark of a new day in New York City. Bill de Blasio, a democrat from Brooklyn who previously served as Public Advocate for the city, has been named the new mayor of New York City. He captured...

Study: Having African-American Teachers Reduces Teenage Pregnancy Rate

Nationwide, 34 percent of girls get pregnant at least once before age 20, according to a study for the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. In Georgia, 86 out of every 1,000 African-American girls age 15-19 and 58 of 1,000 white teens become pregnant. According...

Brazil’s President Wants Mandatory Racial Quota for Government Jobs

Although Brazil’s population is made up of about 100 million black people, more than in any nation except Nigeria, the Afro-Brazilians are still the most underrepresented.  Brazil’s former president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, attempted to strides when it came to providing racial equality for Afro-Brazilians,...