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Raoul Peck on the James Baldwin Documentary "I Am Not Your Negro"

The credits of Raoul Peck's stunning documentary, "I Am Not Your Negro" list the subject of the film, James Baldwin, as its screenwriter because all of the words are Baldwin's own, through archival footage and narration by Samuel L. Jackson. But Peck's direction provides the shape and structure of …

“You can’t coddle white brothers and sisters”: The fiery racial gospel of Michael Eric Dyson

In the age of Trump, preacher Michael Eric Dyson challenges white America: “Stop being white, and just be human”<p>Eloquence is essential to the cultivation of constructive citizenship and the emergence of productive leadership. It is not coincidental that the window dressing of America’s current …

3 Workouts That Burn More Calories Than A 3-Mile Run | Women's Health

60 seconds of burpees<p>10 seconds rest<p>45 seconds of jump lunges with arm swing<p>10 seconds rest<p>30 seconds of mountain climbers<p>10 seconds rest<p>Repeat for a total of three rounds<p>Or try this variation:<p>60 seconds of burpees with tricep push-up<p>10 seconds rest<p>45 seconds of skater jumps<p>10 seconds rest<p>30 …

Prisons Run by C.E.O.s? Privatization Under Trump Could Carry a Heavy Price

Last summer, the Justice Department decided to start winding down its use of private prisons.<p>Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates noted in a memo that while private prisons were useful when public prisons were overflowing, they made little sense now that the prison population was falling. They …

How Albert Woodfox Survived Solitary

As one of the Angola 3, he was in isolation longer than any other American. Then he came home to face his future.<p>Last summer, five months after being released from prison, Albert Woodfox went to Harlem. It was there, in 1969, during his last week of freedom, that he met members of the Black Panther …

Robert Reich: 15 warning signs of impending Trump tyranny

As tyrants take control of democracies, they typically do these 15 things<p>As tyrants take control of democracies, they typically:<p>1. Exaggerate their mandate to govern — claiming, for example, that they won an election by a landslide even after losing the popular vote.<p>2. Repeatedly claim massive …

Donald Trump will “take care of ‘the African-Americans’”: Will we see a repeat of Redemption, the post-Civil War white backlash?

Trump’s appointments make it likely that blacks and other minorities will suffer a broad assault on their rights<p>Black folks — and Hispanics and Latinos and Arabs and Muslims and all people of color and women and gays and lesbians and those with disabilities — are you scared yet? You should be. …

A Week-by-Week Guide to Becoming a Runner (Later in Life and/or Safely)

<b>Whether it’s events like Tough Mudder, a marathon, or a local sprint triathlon many people decide to take the step to get into running each year.</b> …

Marathons

Military Diet Meal Plan To Lose Up To 10 Pounds In 3 Days

Everyone that is overweight goes under strict regimes to lose some pounds, but the yo-yo diets usually do not work once you finish dieting. That is …

Nutrition

Dylann Roof was not ‘self-radicalized.’ He was part of a racist community.

The group that radicalized Dylann Roof isn’t that different from the “alt-right.”<p>Dylann Roof, the white supremacist who shot nine African Americans …

Rights & Freedoms

Your car payment is destroying your chance to build wealth

For others, stagnating wages and college bills are a real problem. Then there are those who claim raising kids makes it impossible to grow wealth.<p>No matter where you go, you'll hear stories of hardship — many of which are out of our control.<p>But, what if I told you <i>some</i> financial pain in this country …

Personal Finance

From Russia With Blackness: Terrell J. Starr, Black America’s Russian Translator

Terrell J. Starr has been Columbused by many in the mainstream media in the last several weeks. As the Russian hack on the 2016 election and …

These 100 CEOs have more retirement savings than 41% of American households combined

The 100 American CEOs with the biggest company retirement funds have $4.7 billion in those accounts — which is roughly equivalent to the retirement savings of the bottom 116 million Americans, or 41 percent of the country’s families.<p>This data comes from the Institute for Policy Studies, which …

Insurance Policies on Slaves: New York Life’s Complicated Past

New York Life, the nation’s third-largest life insurance company, opened in Manhattan’s financial district in the spring of 1845. The firm possessed a prime address — 58 Wall Street — and a board of trustees populated by some of the city’s wealthiest merchants, bankers and railroad magnates.<p>Sales …

How To Get Really Rich In Life

<i>“Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.” — Sholem Aleichem</i><p>There are 7.5 billion people on …

Motivation

Clean Eating Challenge: 2 Weeks To a Tighter Trunk

We all wants six-pack abs and we want them fast. <b>This isn’t actually going to be a blueprint to get them in just two weeks. What this outline will do,</b> …

Before he leaves office, Obama should pardon the activist who inspired King, Malcolm X and Mandela

Martin Luther King called Marcus Garvey the first man “to give millions of Negroes a sense of dignity and destiny.” His philosophy of black self-determination influenced black leaders from Nelson Mandela to Jomo Kenyatta to Malcolm X.<p>At a time when lynchings still occurred, Garvey was a firebrand …

Black History

Black Wealth Hardly Exists, Even When You Include NBA, NFL And Rap Stars

I don't care if Odell Beckham Jr. scores another NFL touchdown this year while wearing the rapper Drake's OVO cleats. I don't care if Stephen Curry gets along with Kevin Durant this NBA season. And I really don't care what Lebron James thinks about Hillary Clinton and the election. What I do care …

GOP Blocks Probes Into Trump-Russia Ties

Russian hackers are apparently trying to mess with our elections. But congressional Republicans are crippling any investigations—while their Clinton …

Donald Trump

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