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I Refuse Feel Sorry For Black Men (Who Feel Nothing For Black Women)

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Yesterday, I was walking my dog with my mother in a local park when we witnessed a young Black man push a young woman onto the ground in broad daylight. The first time he did it, we were stunned, shocked and horrified. A hispanic couple–...

What Does Publicly Tearing Down Black Artists Really Do For You In The Long Run?

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Competition between artists of the same gender and in the same genre will always come into play when it comes to music. It’s a natural reality that’s actually a vital part of helping artists stay on top of their game. However, what isn’t natural–and becoming...

Hispanic Is Not A Race & No, America Isn’t Getting “Less White”

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Seen all over news websites and in political discussion is the widespread belief that somehow White people will become America’s minority within the next 20-40 years. Newsweek touted “America’s Getting Less White, and That Will Save It.” This claim attempts to be substantiated by one...

I’m Tired of Black Men Pretending Not To Be Black

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There is nothing that turns me off more than visiting a Black man’s online profile and seeing “other” or “mixed,” “Middle Eastern” or “Native American” under race. As a 25-year-old Black woman, I find the choice to conceal or lie about one’s Blackness not only...