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Against the Backdrop of 21st Century Racial Turmoil, The Afro-American Newspaper Celebrates Its 125th Anniversary

Prologue

On Tuesday, in Baltimore, rain poured from the sky, as if God, Himself, was mourning the aftermath of the Charlottesville protests over Confederate monuments—even before Donald Trump unmasked himself to the world as a defender of bigotry and hatred. 1,076 more words

Essay

Top Rap Groups

I miss the era of prominent rap groups. A collection of friends rapping together, releasing projects and other skits. Rap groups generate waves of hip hop and create large fan bases. 489 more words

Hip Hop

Race, Crime, and Loathing in Minnesota

Paul Kersey recently called to my attention some statistics on race and crime from the Minneapolis Police Department that cover the period 2009 to 2014. Every table explains that “Victim race is determined by reporting officer, suspect race in determined by the crime victim, arrestee race is determined by arresting officer.” 950 more words

Commentary

[Black Business Interview Series] Dana Rhone Beauty [Written by Shae McCoy]

The great thing about Baltimore is that there are a variety of businesses to support. From food to skin care, you can find black business owners in all categories. 205 more words

Baltimore Culture

The Equal Justice Initiative

According to USA Today, “Lynching in America: Confronting The legacy of Racial Terror” is an initiative that is trying to get the story out of how racism got to be. 282 more words

America

#BLAXIT

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Whether we realize it or not, all cultures in our country have made a huge impact on how culturally diverse we have become. It is hard to imagine removing certain groups of people from our societies because this is how the US has looked for so long. 894 more words

America

WeBuyBlack.com vs Etsy

Recently, I started a private Instagram account that is solely for following Black businesses, news outlets, artists and writers. That’s @Taviante, though I’m not really looking for followers nor am I trying to be concerned with anything other than watching the feed of the Black businesses and artists I follow. 419 more words

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