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Bible Passages Used To Justify Slavery

Genesis The most primary source for the Justification for slavery comes from pseudo-lineage from the Bible. It is based on the dependents of Noah. …

Black History

Ridiculous Tweets About 'The Wiz' Show How Little White Folks Know About Black Culture

<b>by Kimberly Foster @KimberlyNFoster</b><p>Most Black people have no choice but to be familiar with "white culture" on some level. Of course what constitutes …

Black Culture

Youth Organization Releases 10-Year-Long Report on Black Millennial Americans

A collective of young Black activists who are invested in politics and advocacy released yesterday a decade-long report on Black Millennials in …

The African-American Suffragists History Forgot

“I feel that I have the right to have just as much as a man. There is a great stir about colored men getting their rights, but not a word about the colored women; and if colored men get their rights and colored women not theirs, the colored men will be masters over the women, and it will be just as …

The Story of Wall Street's First Black Millionaire

Jeremiah Hamilton made white clients do his bidding. He bought insurance policies on ships he purposely destroyed. And in 1875, he died the richest black American.<p>No one will ever erect a statue honoring Jeremiah G. Hamilton. As an African American broker in the mid-1800s, Hamilton was part of no …

Real Estate

American claims asylum in Canada saying 'Police will kill me because I'm black'

Kyle Canty applies for refugee status claiming he risks brutality in the United States<p>A black American man has applied for refugee status in Canada claiming he risks being killed by police in his home country because of his race.<p>Kyle Lydell Canty, 30, filed a claim for asylum and told a hearing of …

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Protect Our Black Children

Time and time again we are reminded that Black children are considered less "childlike" by mainstream society. They are often not given the benefit of the doubt and are blamed for whatever trouble they experience. The dehumanization of black children has occurred for centuries, and yet again was …

Black Culture

'The Jemima Code' celebrates 200 years of African-American cookbooks

Toni Tipton-Martin was a food writer at the Los Angeles Times when she gazed at the cookbooks in the newspaper's test kitchen and wondered: "Where are all the black cooks?" She decided to find out. Now, after years of research and amassing an impressive collection of more than 300 cookbooks, she …

The Transgenerational Transmission of Trauma: ... And How are the Children?

This is the second in a series of articles addressing ways in which the "transgenerational transmission of trauma" (see the work of Dr. Vamik Volkan) manifests itself within the African American community.<p>In her highly-acclaimed book, <i>Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America's Legacy of Enduring</i> …

Sociology