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The Red Carpet At The 2015 CFDA Awards Is As Good As It Gets

It's finally our favorite time of the year: The CFDA Awards have arrived -- or, the Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards, for those of you who aren't familiar. For one night, the biggest designers, style editors and celebrities...Show More Summary

The Warnings From The Real "Ancient African Ancestors": Judge Progress For The So-Called "Africans In America" NOT By Their Success In Getting Pictured On Formerly "Exclusively White Magazine Covers" But In Their Evidence In REFUSING To Be Associated Wit

FOR DECADES The Blacks Who Were Captured Off Of The Motherland And Later Returned With The White Man To Steal More Of Our People Away HAD STRUGGLED In The Name Of 'Diversity And Inclusion' To Have BLACK IMAGES On The Covers Of 'White...Show More Summary

25 Numbers That Show Police Killings Are A Bigger Problem Than We Ever Knew

Two comprehensive reports published since Saturday provide new information about police killings in the United States, filling a void left by the lack of a national standard for reporting the use of deadly force. The Washington PostShow More Summary

A Roadmap to Achievement Part 1: How to Get the Right People Around You

In this journey I've come to really value the folks I let in my life. Below are some rules that have helped me move things forward. I've learned these things from various sources, whether they come from books, blogs, podcasts or personal mentors. Show More Summary

SBPDL 180 Right Black At Cha: Remember The Name "Jeffrey Scott Pitts", Murderer Of 3 People In Cold Blood, Yet He Wont Appear On The "SBPDL Blog" Because They Are Focused On The Threat From Black Killers

SBPDL: Does This Innocent White Face Look Like He Could Kill Someone? My Fox Atlanta: Killer Jeffrey Scott Pitts Goes On A Shooting Rampage In Rockdale County Georgia Newsday: Rockdale County Man Goes 'Postal' Yet He Never Worked AtShow More Summary

What Happens When the Protests Are Over?

Recent events in Baltimore are a reminder of the need to build "civic infrastructure" in inner-city communities like Sandtown, the neighborhood in which Freddie Gray lived, a neighborhood I studied closely when writing Black Baltimore:...Show More Summary

This Is What An Honest Commercial For Rec Leagues Would Look Like

Can't tell if you're competitive... or you just have rage issues. So you play in a rec league. Who doesn't these days? What's your game -- Dodgeball? Kickball? Inner Tube Water Polo? Maybe you're just there to have a good time and meet people. Show More Summary

#OneWord: Black Men & Boys on the Word "Privilege"

The folks at Cut Video invited Black men and boys from 5 - 50 to respond to one word: "privilege."

Did Florida Police Lie About Jermaine McBean Wearing Earbuds During Fatal Shooting?

On July 13, 2013, 33-year-old Jermaine McBean had just purchased a BB gun from a Florida store and was heading home when police spotted him. Police claim that McBean ignored their orders to drop the weapon so they fired shots killing the IT specialist.

NJ Elementary Teacher Accuses School of Racial Discrimination, Retaliation 

The lawsuit a former public school teacher filed claiming racial discrimination and retaliation in her workplace will go to trial on Monday, NJ.com reports.

How Misperceptions Of 'Aggressive' Black Female Behavior Lead To Tough Punishments For Young Girls

It's no secret that African American women are disproportionately represented in arrest statistics across the United States, and it appears this pattern of punishment begins for young black girls at a very early age. Last year a NewShow More Summary

BLAX NEWS: As A Teen Is Murdered In A "Gang Related Shooting", NY Times Confidence Man Charles Blow Says That He Won't Impart His Opinion UNLESS They Call The Estimated 100 Gang Members "THUGS", Unlike They Did To The White "Thug Biker Gangs In Waco"

AJC: CARROLTON GEORGIA: Teen Killed In A Fight, Involving 100 People And GangsTHOSE WHO ARE ALLOWED TO PICK AND CHOOSE THEIR 'RACIAL INJURY' WILL MOST FREQUENTLY SELECT THE ONE THAT MOST AFFIRMS THEIR 'IDEOLOGICAL INTERESTS FOR ADVANCEMENT'

Some ‘Fashion’ Designer is Selling a $1,300 ‘Taco Purse’

Some people just want to watch the world burn –and annoy the hell out of this blogger. Take Italian designer Charlotte Olympia, which is peddling a $1,300 taco purse, a taco-shaped thing “embellished with Swarovski crystals and embroidered silk organza.” I don’t know … Continue reading ?

When It Comes to Voting, Conservatives Want Some People to Count More Than Others. Sound Familiar?

They are creative, I'll give 'em that. The same conservatives who succeeded in getting the Supreme Court to gut the Voting Rights Act last year are now attacking the principle of one person, one vote, and the court has just agreed to hear their case. Show More Summary

CONSTRUCTIVE FEEDBACK UNIVERSITY: If The Black Rank & File Fails To Give The "Free Progressive Radicals" A COMMAND DRIVEN 'PURPOSE' Then They Must Accept Their Own Complicity In The Theft Of Their Harvest

COMMAND: MAKE OUR "BLACK HOMICIDE VICTIMIZATION RATE EQUAL TO THAT OF THE WHITE MAN, SO THAT WE WOULD GAIN A '50 BASIS POINTS' INCREASE TOWARD EQUALITY ON THE NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE 'WHITE PEOPLE ARE THE 1.0 PERFECTION' REPORT (The State...Show More Summary

Black World War I Hero Finally Gets Full Recognition for His Valor

Henry Johnson, just 5 feet 4 and weighing 130 pounds, is a towering figure in American’s military history. France awarded Johnson the Croix du Guerre, that nation’s highest military honor, in 1918. Yet he died a forgotten man back h...

Seeing a Community of Values Through the Lens of the Brelo Verdict

In the wake of the Michael Brelo verdict, citizens in Cleveland had a choice: to burn and tear down or protest and build up. Despite the push and urge of outside agitators -- carpetbaggers who came into our community from the outside -- pastors, police and community groups held the peace. Show More Summary

The Challenges of Recruiting People of Color into Law Enforcement

The percentage of Blacks and Latino/as in Law Enforcement has long lagged behind their percentage of the national population. In addition, as Delores Jones-Brown, professor of criminal justice at John Jay College of Criminal JusticeShow More Summary

Virginia Mom Searches for Answers in Teen Son’s Unexplained Police Shooting Death  

William Chapman’s family believes his case is akin to that of Ferguson, Mo.’s Michael Brown’s.

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