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I’m tired. Really tired. I’m tired of fighting against a white supremacist empire that’s adaptive in it’s violence. I’m tired of how easily white supremacist values are held and legitimized by white folks who benefit the most from it, from...
When I saw Johnetta Elzie’s radiance grace the cover of Essence magazine, an upsurge of emotion propelled me into happiness, appreciation, and serenity. Thank you @essencemag for this opportunity. February 2016. We will win. ✊🏽💯 https://t.co/63yOA5NHgT #blackgirlmagic pic.twitter.com/wuSm5dyV3S — Johnetta...
To be a woman who loves hip hop at times is to be in love with your abuser. Because the music was and is that. And yet the culture is ours. — Ava DuVernay (@AVAETC) August 16, 2015 Robert Kelly is...
All credible polls show that alleged billionaire and noted harm-doer Donald Trump will lose the 2016 presidential election. Come November 8th, the United States will welcome the first female-bodied president in the form of Hillary Clinton. Trump is a sadistic...
Video released shows a young Black girl being brutally assaulted and traumatized by a police officer … in school. Sr. Deputy Ben Fields can be seen throwing the young Black student to the ground while she’s still seated. He...
Following the execution of Michael Brown, I dedicated myself to the Movement for Black Lives. I became invested in the struggle to dismantle the surveillance police state, abolish the prison industrial complex, and build a formidable network of independent...
Breakout star Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont continues to draw large crowds and gain in national polls. The firebrand socialist taps into the undercurrent anti-establishment ethos that is becoming increasingly palpable as the populace grows disillusioned with the stoic...
Black culture is constantly looking for new ways to progress their development and aim to become widely accepted in 2020’s society. After centuries of oppression, blacks have now built themselves a much stronger platform for themselves to live wealthy...
Jamar Clark was killed execution-style while handcuffed in Minneapolis. Black activists most notably affiliated with the local Black Lives Matter chapter and the local NAACP shut down highways and occupied the 4th police precinct. National media is starting to...
“The Democratic Party is the graveyard of social movements.” Following the info dump of leaked DNC emails, it’s clear that the allegedly neutral Democratic Establishment colluded with the Hillary Clinton campaign to ensure her nomination for President. It’s also clear that...