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Open Thread: Is It The White Savior Complex That Turns People Away From Slavery Movies?

There’s certain things about history that you can’t change.  It’s a historical fact that Brad Pitt’s character, Samuel Bass, in “12 Years A Slave,” helped Solomon Northrup get a letter to Saratoga, which in return helped secure his freedom. That’s a fact that can’t be changed....

Turned off by R. Kelly? Support These Organizations Working to End Sexual Violence Instead

The Village Voice’s recent article exposing all of the heartbreaking and gory details of the multitude of rape allegations against R. Kelly has once again reignited the conversation around whether or not people should support the singer. While R. Kelly has seemed to linger on the...

Let Me Ask You A Question?: Anal Sex (NSFW)

Welcome to “Let Me Ask You a Question,” Clutch’s new weekly series dedicated to exploring the multifaceted experiences of Black girl life in a fun, irreverent way. RELATED: Let Me Ask You A Question?: Smoking Weed Let Me Ask You a Question?: Sex Talks With Mom So...

‘Nollywood’ Movie Platform Raises $21 Million in Funding

Thinking about starting a new business? Then consider starting one in Africa. According to TechCrunch, several large companies and startup online business have received large amounts of funding to expand and start new ventures on the African continent. On Monday, German e-commerce incubator and cloning...

Debt Collectors Chase Black People More Than Anyone Else, Study Says

African-Americans are more likely than whites to be called by debt collectors even though both groups report having equal levels of debt and repayment rates, a new survey from Demos and the NAACP Economic Department found. The two organizations surveyed moderate-income American households with credit...

ICYMI: Terry McMillan: ‘Marco Rubio Is An Uncle Tom’

Writer Terry McMillan is not delighted with the way Republicans are handling immigration reform. In the course of a dialogue about her new e-book “Who Asked You?,” McMillan explained to HuffPost Live’s Nancy Redd that she’s disappointed with the way GOP leadership treats persons who...