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School Unanimously Votes to Suspend Hair Policy Banning Black Students for Wearing Braids

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The board of trustees of the Mystic Valley Regional Charter School unanimously voted to suspend it’s discriminatory policy that punished and banned black students for wearing braids. The Malden, Mass., charter school came under fire recently for its decision to punish two black twin sisters who have...

Zoë Kravitz Is ‘So in Love with Her Culture and So Proud to Be Black’

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“Racism is very real, and white supremacy is going strong” — Zoë Kravitz Hollywood starlet Zoë Kravitz is Allure magazine’s June cover star. In the her candid interview, the 28-year-old biracial star shares her thoughts on current the racial, political and social climate. Kravitz, the...

Gabourey “Gabby” Sidibe Calls Out Chanel for Racial Profiling

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A post shared by Gabby Sidibe 👸🏿 (@gabby3shabby) on Apr 3, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT Actress Gabourey Sidibe recently penned an op-ed piece on Lena Dunham’s Lenny Letter about being racially profiled aka “shopping while Black” at Chanel. The 34-year-old Empire and American Horror Story...

Black Harvard Students Are Holding Their Own Graduation Ceremony

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Black students of Harvard’s Class of 2017 are preparing to have their own graduation ceremony. The separate graduation is an effort to highlight the aforementioned struggles and resilience it takes to get through those. “This is an opportunity to celebrate Harvard’s Black excellence and Black...

Black Colgate University Student With Glue Gun Mistaken For An “Active Shooter”

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A New York college was locked down for hours Monday night after a student reported seeing what appeared to be an armed man on campus. The armed man turned out to be a black student carrying a glue gun for an art project, officials at Colgate...

Terry Crews Asks ‘Why Is It Considered Perfectly Fine To Be Transgender But Socially Unacceptable To Be Transracial?”

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Actor Terry Crews is demanding answers to a question many have been debating over since it was discovered back in 2015 that former NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal was a white woman moonlighting as black, claiming to be transracial. Why is it considered perfectly fine to...