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How White Liberalism Failed Me As A Black Woman

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There is very little difference between the White liberal and the White conservative. I came to fully understand that fact after attending a “progressive” college in New York City that prided itself on its diverse student body and open intellectual environment. I made the decision...

Black People Are Going To Help Donald Trump Become The Next US President

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While “Mothers of the Movement” (a coalition spearheaded by mothers who lost their children to police violence)  took a public platform at the DNC to encourage America to remember the names of Trayvon Martin, Jordan Davis, Sandra Bland and also implore viewers to vote for...

No Charges Filed After Black Texas Girl Suffers Rope Burns To Her Neck

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Investigators say there will be no charges filed after a 12-year-old black girl suffered rope burns to her neck during a school field trip to a ranch in Texas. The Waco Tribune-Herald reports that Blanco County Sheriff’s Capt. Ben Ablon said Monday that there’s no...

A Black Woman’s Rant On America Currently Sucking

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We are at a real low point in American history. As a Black woman who loves writing social commentary, it is really affecting my ability to do my work. The politics, the culture, the economic situation of the country? All of it is really depressing,...

Trump Supporter Goes on Racist Rant Towards Black Female Subway Rider

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A racist Donald Trump supporter verbally attacked a woman on the NYC subway. The white man, dressed in his Sunday’s best, was taking the L train in Brooklyn and was angry that the woman had taken the last seat available. “Get your friend, get your...

Attorney Jailed For Wearing #BlackLivesMatter Pin In Court

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An Ohio judge sentenced an attorney to 5 days in jail because she refused to remove her Black Lives Matter pin. Attorney Andrea Burton wore the pin while defending her client in a Youngstown, Ohio court. Burton was then charged with contempt of court and said...