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‘Community’ Star Yvette Nicole Brown Pens Letter To White People On The “N” Word

“Community” star, Yvette Nicole Brow recently appeared on NBC’s “A Toast to 2013″ and said white people should never use the “n” word in reference to a joke about Paula Deen.  Of course this didn’t sit well with white people. Figured it out. On #Toast2013 I...

Marissa Alexander’s Bond May Get Revoked

Florida State Attorney Angela Corey has filed a motion to revoke the bond of Marissa Alexander claiming that she has violated her parole, according to Florida Coast News. Under bond, Alexander was to remain on home detention and was not allowed to leave the house...

Celebrating the One and Only Ms. Zora

She painted pictures with words and created masterpieces with the colorful inventions of her mind. Zora Neale Hurston took the same mechanics of modern-day language afforded every other English speaker and somehow made hers dance and play and sparkle across a page. Under her tutelage,...

CeCe McDonald, Transgender Woman, To Receive Early Release From Men’s Prison

In May 2012, CeCe McDonald, who identifies as female, was sentenced to 41 months in a men’s prison facility,  for the death of Dean Schmitz in June of 2011.  On the night of Schmitz’s death, McDonald and four others were walking by a bar, when...

Black Excellence: Letitia James Sworn In as First Black Woman Elected to Citywide Office in NYC

While many celebrated the inauguration of Bill de Blasio, New York City’s newest mayor, and his biracial family, Letitia “Tish” James was sworn-in as the city’s first woman of color to be elected to citywide office. James, a former councilwoman and Howard University School of Law...