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Are You Suffering From Racial Discussion Fatigue? Watch This!

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Lately it seems like everyone is having a very special conversation about race. Whether it’s trying to figure out what the heck is Rachel Dolezal’s deal, or talking about the very real, very present challenges many Black folks face, it’s hard to escape talking about...

These Middle-Schoolers Know More About Race Than Most Grownups

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These days it seems like everyone is talking about race.  After a year of sustained Black Lives Matter rallies in the wake of atrocities committed against unarmed Black Americans, everyone from the president to the folks over at MTV are engaging in conversations about how...

Is ‘A Conversation with White People on Race’ Necessary?

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Since the deaths of Trayvon Martin, Renisha McBride, Eric Garner, Mike Brown, Rekia Boyd, and countless other unarmed Black Americans over the past few years, our country has been engaged in uncomfortable conversations about race. Though people of color have been at the forefront of...

Yes There Are Black People Who Support The Confederate Flag

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Because every race has its fair share of idiots. In a webisode documentary, Karen Cooper, proudly displays and waves the confederate flag. “I actually think that it represents freedom,” Cooper said.  “It represents a people who stood up to tyranny.” Yes, Cooper is a Black woman. Who...

‘Black’ Woman Discovers She’s White After 70 Years

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Verda Byrd wasn’t always Verda Byrd. In 1942, she was born to Earl and Daisy Beagle and was named Jeanette, but after her father leaving her mother, and her mother dying in a fatal fall. Byrd was left to take care of her siblings and...

New Peter Pan Movie Being Protested for Color Blind Casting

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Hollywood tends to be tone-deaf when it comes to racial issues, so what happens when Hollywood bigwigs’ attempts seem too racially sensitive? Their actions are petitioned and protested of course. When Warner Bros. decided to make a live-action Peter Pan, they didn’t want the same...