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As Unemployment Drops In Minnesota, Communities Of Color Not Seeing The Gains

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — While the Job market remains strong across the country, that’s not the case for black families in Minnesota. The latest numbers put the unemployment rate in Minnesota at 3.5 percent. 379 more words

News

New York Times Documentaries on the Police and Race

In the past few years, the Black Lives Matter movement has highlighted the problems between the African American community and many of the police departments in this country. 164 more words

#TrustTheProcess | 2015: a Year in Review

…If you follow me on social media, you’ve probably seen me post the now infamous hashtag, #TrustTheProcess. This process began in 2014 when a still small voice told me not to pursue my doctoral studies on the East Coast and, instead, to come back home to Los Angeles to be with my Grandmother. 1,067 more words

Insights

Will D. Campbell, Bootleg Preacher

During the past few months, political figures like Donald Trump and Ted Cruz have been saying divisive language that has been scapegoating groups like immigrants, Muslims, LGBT individuals, and African Americans. 1,022 more words

15 Black Businesses for Black Friday in L.A.!

Let’s put the Black back in Black Friday! 

Black Friday is here and we’re all looking for great gifts for our loved ones. If you’re looking to spend some of your hard-earned dollars with black-owned businesses this Friday, we’ve got you covered! 321 more words

Other Awesomeness

On Sunday: Reflection

I don’t know if the world will ever be free of evil.  Evil comes in so many forms and is played out in so many actions. 321 more words

Black Women

Between the World and Me: A Conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates at CAAM

On October 30, 2015, the California African American Museum hosted a book signing with Ta-Nehisi Coates, made possible by Eso Won Books. The atmosphere was electric, as attendees waited eagerly to hear Ta-Nehisi Coates share his insight and wisdom. 661 more words

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