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8 Things Black Men Should Know About Feminism

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There is no notion more dangerous to Black women than the idea that we do not need feminism– a political platform that specifically addresses our needs and political values as women. Sadly, Feminism is decried by most Black men in our community as “anti-Black” and...

6 Organizations Pro-Black Men Should Stop Supporting (Cuz of Racism)

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In a recent interview, NFL star Ben Watson jumped on the anti-Planned Parenthood bandwagon and claimed that the organization was created to “exterminate” Black people, because it’s founder, Margaret Sanger was a racist who believed in Eugenics. While, the “Margaret Sanger wanted to exterminate black...

‘I Would Never Date a Black Girl’ Explores Why Some Black Men Diss Black Women

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After hearing a disturbing amount of Black men say they wouldn’t go out with Black women, Pace University student Briana Browne decided to explore the topic on camera. In “I Would Never Date a Black Woman,” Browne’s subjects discuss why it’s insulting, hurtful, and just plain...

Why Does This Photo of Michael B. Jordan & Ryan Coogler Make So Many Black Folks Uncomfortable?

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Black men are often thrown into boxes by mainstream society–they’re seen as scary, a threat, a menace. But when Black men show each other love, far too many of us make limiting, and often times incorrect, assumptions about their sexuality. Recently, Creed collaborators Ryan Coogler and Michael B....

14 Ways Black Men Can Be Better Allies in 2016

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Every year, new ideas are introduced to our society with hopes that we create a more inclusive culture that raises the voices and concerns of marginalized groups– making all spaces more inclusive and equitable. Of course, such attempts are often met with backlash from dominant...

If Black Men Could Stop Creating Memes About Black Women That’d Be Great

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Before Raven-Symoné became the bane of everyone’s existence, one of the greatest memes on the Internet was the one with Olivia saying “Dudes be like can you cook. I be like, can you build a house?” The text was short but the context ran deep...