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Class and Race: The New Black Elite

Bell starts Chapter 8 of Class Matters talking about the suppression of historical scholarship on the contributions of African explorers, and the fact that most blacks trace their history in American to slavery while whites trace themselves to journeys of the privileged. 679 more words

Social Issues

A Brief History: The Black Wall Street of Oklahoma

 “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” – President Barack Obama…

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Black History

A New Year Appeal To The Conscience of the Black Middle Class in the West

It is time for the Negro middle class to rise up from its stool of indifference, to retreat from its flight into unreality and bring its full resources its heart, its mind, and its checkbook to the aid of the less fortunate brother. 4,032 more words

Social Justice

Lawrence Otis Graham: 'We Should Not Apologize for Black Success' [VIDEO]

Author and attorney Lawrence Otis Graham discusses the state of the Black elite. 23 more words

Biz/Media

EXCLUSIVE: Black Lawyer Thought Money Insulated His Family From Bigotry [VIDEO]


Lawrence Otis Graham, (pictured center) a New York attorney and author, used to assume that money and privilege could insulate people of color from discrimination. 1,124 more words

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