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Hey White Media, Stop Saying Muhammad Ali ‘Transcended Race’

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Twenty-sixteen has been a rough year for Black celebs. Natalie Cole, Maurice White, Denise Matthews, Phife Dawg, Afeni Shakur, Prince, and now Muhammad Ali have all passed on. But for those legends who have managed to “crossover” to become mainstream icons, one thing continues to be said about their life:...

Black Women Are Now The Most Educated Group In The US

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According to reports by the National Center for Education Statistics, black women are now the most educated group in the United States. By both race and gender there is a higher percentage of black women (9.7 percent) enrolled in college than any other group including...

AirBnb Host Uses Racial Slurs, Rejects Black Businesswoman’s Reservation

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My friend and classmate here at Kellogg had a hateful and racist encounter with an @Airbnb host. pic.twitter.com/rFHlwqy5sQ — Shani C. Taylor (@shanictaylor) May 31, 2016 An Airbnb host in North Carolina cancelled on an investment banker after realizing she was black and then attacked...

Author Claims “Breeding Between The Lines” Produces Healthier and More Attractive Humans

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Someone please, oh please, get this author– Alon Ziv— who is trying to argue that race is anything more than a social construct a few seats. In his recently published book, Breeding Between The Lines: Why Interracial People are Healthier and More Attractive, Ziv proposes...

It’s About Time We Label “Mainstream” Media, “White” Media

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Liz Heron, Huffington Post’s executive editor, recently tweeted a photo captioned: “Notice anything about this @HuffingtonPost editors meeting?” that has sparked some controversy. Why? Well, because not only was there a complete absence of male faces, but also not a single Black woman in sight....