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8 Things Black Men Should Know About Feminism

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There is no notion more dangerous to Black women than the idea that we do not need feminism– a political platform that specifically addresses our needs and political values as women. Sadly, Feminism is decried by most Black men in our community as “anti-Black” and...

6 Organizations Pro-Black Men Should Stop Supporting (Cuz of Racism)

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In a recent interview, NFL star Ben Watson jumped on the anti-Planned Parenthood bandwagon and claimed that the organization was created to “exterminate” Black people, because it’s founder, Margaret Sanger was a racist who believed in Eugenics. While, the “Margaret Sanger wanted to exterminate black...

The Average Black Family Would Need 228 Years To Build The Wealth Of A White Family Today

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According to a new analysis from the Corporation for Enterprise Development and Institute for Policy Studies, it would take 228 years for African-Americans to accumulate the same amount of wealth whites have now if current policies remain in place. The estimate is part of a study...

Black Male “Photographers” Need to Stop Exploiting Black Women

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Yesterday, while scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed, I stumbled upon a Facebook status shared by an acquaintance. It was a link to his website Ilooksexynaked.com, which featured their most recent behind the scenes look at a photo shoot with one of their models. The model,...

So Who Thought This Movie Step Sisters Was a Good Idea?

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Satire or not, something just aren’t that funny. And it seems as though Step Sisters, in an attempt to be the new Dear White People, is already garnering a bunch of side-eyes. Directed by Charles Stone III, the movie stars Megalyn Echikunwoke, who plays black...

Miss Teen USA Apologizes For Using Racial Slur in Tweets

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The newly crowned Miss Teen USA is already caught up in controversy. Shortly after Karlie Hay’s win Saturday night, her old tweets came back to haunt her. Here is your @MissTeenUSA (@haaykarrls) spewing racial epithets. Kudos… pic.twitter.com/nGgPrZCw89 — X (@XLNB) July 31, 2016 Here's the...