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Ice Cube Leaves Bill Maher Shaken And Stirred Over The N-Word

You know America's turning cold again when Ice Cube freezes over. Like a thermostat set to gauge the temperature of our racial transgressions, gangsta rap's first political provocateur got triggered this past Friday night; it took the abuse of one of his favorite words to resurrect his former …

11 Hummus Recipes That Will Make You Ditch Store-Bought for Good

Let’s be honest: Making homemade hummus sounds hard. Or rather, it’s hard to make hummus that’s equally as good as store-bought versions. But that …

LeBron James' master class on race in America

<b>(CNN) —</b> Basketball icon LeBron James' admission in a press conference on Wednesday that "being black in America is tough" has refocused a national and global spotlight on race matters in America.<p>"No matter how much money you have, no matter how famous you are, no matter how many people admire you," …

Lebron James

42 Times We Did It For The Culture This Black History Month

February was lit! 🔥<p>There were so many amazing moments to bask in this Black History Month.<p>We experienced 28 days of black excellence, even in the midst of a White House administration led by a man who’s constantly accused of racism. This month, black people shined brightly and proved that the …

James Baldwin, We Still Need You Now

It’s not difficult to understand why the words of James Baldwin initially spoke to director Raoul Peck. After all, his unfortunately prescient writing was ahead of its time. Peck’s emotionally powerful new documentary, “I Am Not Your Negro,” is based on Baldwin’s final, unfinished manuscript – a …

Black History

13th and the Invisibleness of Black Women

Acclaimed filmmaker Ava DuVernay’s documentary <i>13th</i> was released on Netflix last week. Masterfully produced and directed by DuVernay, it is a poignant …

Black Lives Matter Told 'N--gers Go Home' After Chicago Cops Fatally Shoot Black Man: Report

Hours after an off-duty Chicago police officer shot and killed a young black man, Blue Lives Matter protesters clashed with Black Lives Matter …

Why I Will No Longer Complain To White People About Race

I have come to that place as a black woman where I am done complaining about racism. I will not join any more campaigns or movements about race. I …

Women of Color

The reality of being black in today’s Britain | David Olusoga

David Olusoga grew up amid racism in Britain in the 70s and 80s. Now, in a groundbreaking new book and TV series, he argues that the story of black Britons, from Afro-Roman times to the present, is key to showing the depth of their Britishness. And, while we exult in black Britons’ success in …

‘What did you just call me?’ Black broadcaster confronts hate in Charleston.

By Travis M. Andrews<p>Travis M. Andrews<p>Pop culture reporter covering music, movies, TV, comedy and celebrity culture<p>Email Bio Follow<p>In his long career as an accomplished journalist working across the American South, Steve Crump has come face-to-face with hatred and bigotry.<p>The Emmy-winning journalist …

Civil Rights

The tea that makes tumors shrink and cancer cells disappear. It has been used successfully for 50 years. Here is how to prepare it

Essiac has become widely known for its remarkable ability to boost the immune system and detoxify the body. Many people who drink Essiac tea …

Colin Kaepernick’s Anthem Protest Was Inspired By Black Lives Matter Movement

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision not to acknowledge the national anthem wasn’t on the spur of the moment. In fact, the …

Black Lives Matter

​August 27, 1963: Dr. W.E.B DuBois Died

Dubois died in Accra, Ghana, he was 95. He was buried in Accra near his home, which is now the Du Bois Memorial Centre. A day after his death, at the …

10 Films That Will Change The Way You See Race In America

When reality can be too much to deal with, we often turn to art as a form of distraction. Films have this magical way of taking our minds elsewhere, but sometimes they have the ability to leave us with a new perspective that we never saw before. From features to documentaries, viewers are offered …

Los Angeles

U.S. civil rights lawsuit filed over police shooting of black man in Memphis | The Star

MEMPHIS, TENN.—A federal civil rights lawsuit filed Wednesday alleges that a white Memphis police officer used excessive deadly force when he shot …

Wimbledon champion Serena Williams takes centre stage to make impassioned plea over racial tensions in America

Serena Williams has always been reserved on the subject of race. She would prefer to be recognised, newly-minted 22-time major champion that she is, as simply a brilliant athlete, rather than have her achievements analysed through gender or colour or any of the other favourite academic …

Serena Williams

The Radical Work of Healing: Fania and Angela Davis on a New Kind of Civil Rights Activism

<i>"Self-care and healing and attention to the body and the spiritual dimension--all of this is now a part of radical social justice struggles."</i><p><i>Angela and Fania Davis. YES! Magazine Photo by Kristin Little.</i><p><b>Angela Davis and her sister Fania Davis were working for social justice</b> before many of today's …

Oprah Talks to Muhammad Ali

The home office where Muhammad Ali greets me is a photo gallery of a legend's life. There's a framed cover of a 1974 <i>Sports Illustrated</i> naming a …

Muhammad Ali

Taraji P. Henson Checks Fan Who Called Her a ‘Black Racist’ for Celebrating Black Beauty

Yesterday actress Taraji P. Henson posted a meme on her instagram account that celebrated the beauty of black women. Her caption:#Mood …

Why Muhammad Ali was 'the greatest' American Muslim

<b>(CNN) —</b> It was a fitting end to this country's most famous Muslim life: Family and friends gathered around the bed of Muhammad Ali, the boxer whose conversion to Islam decades ago sent countless seekers and sportswriters scrambling in search of a Quran.<p>Whispering good-byes into his ears, the family …

Boxing

"I am at once a physician, a citizen and a woman, and I am not willing to stand aside and allow this concept of expendable human lives to turn this… | history …

Pinterest<p>"I am at once a physician, a citizen and a woman, and I am not willing to stand aside and allow this concept of expendable human lives to …