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How Much Sexy is TOO Sexy?

by LAURYN FRONEBERGER

The Caribbean Student Association at the University of Maryland set out to explore and explain the answers to this question at their General Body Meeting on Thursday, October 23rd at the Nyumburu Cultural Center. 935 more words

Entertainment

Dear White People...

I can think of a few other titles that could be more fitting for what i expected of a movie with such a title as… 474 more words

Black Culture

The Moral Universe - "Right" is the Operative Word in Voting Rights

It will be 50 years in March since President Johnson announced that he would be sending a Voting Rights Act to Congress. The date of March 15, 1965, is particularly significant as the date on which he told the nation this news. 929 more words

Black Jesus, Black-ish, & Shonda Rhimes

I don’t watch t.v. but okay…if we must consider watching my favorite shows online watching t.v. then I indulge quite a bit!  With that, I have noticed the recent shift in the t.v. 1,352 more words

Black Culture

What I learned From White Girls: Black Women or the "Bougie"/"Ratchet" Continuum

In the video I posted about a year ago and in the blog post http://verysmartbrothas.com/shit-bougie-black-girls-say/ this idea that middle class black women feel the need to distinguish themselves from other black women who are ghetto or “ratchet” is made plain. 150 more words

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American Gangster

American Gangster is movie about a black man, Frank Lucas, who is a chauffeur to a mobster in New York. After his boss dies, he takes over the business, using his own creativity and business techniques. 185 more words

The Black Room @ UC Berkeley

“…The Black Room, a new interdisciplinary working group organized by the Departments of English and African American Studies and sponsored for the 2014-2015 by the Institute for International Studies,”* will be hosting its second event of the semester next Monday, October 27th, in Wheeler 300, from 6 to 8 p.m.: an open discussion of “ 42 more words

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