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Former Rap Artist Luther Campbell Urges Black People to ‘Stop Hating on Each Other’ and Stop the Cycle of Violence in the Black Community

Onetime Miami mayoral candidate Luther Campbell, who has written his memoir, The Book of Luke: My Fight for Truth, Justice and Liberty City, goes beyond his personal story (as a history-making rapper and artist) and addresses the ills of the African-American community and how unity and political engagement can alleviate them. 570 more words

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Forget Hitler - it was America that snubbed black Olympian Jesse Owens

Throughout the tortured history of sports and politics, one moment has always stood above the others: Jesse Owens’s performance at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

A black man entered Hitler’s Coliseum and destroyed the theory of Aryan physical supremacy by winning four gold medals in track and field. 1,362 more words

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Be Careful of These Potentially Racist Words and Phrases

A recent NPR story revealed the disturbing and shockingly racist origins of the catchy jingle played from ice cream trucks around the country. What else are we hearing—or saying—that we should know more about? 300 more words

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Rapper Kevin Gates Arrested for Battery After Brutally Kicking Female Fan at Concert

On Friday, 18-year-old Miranda Dixon saved up her hard-earned money in order to stand in attendance at a Kevin Gates concert held at Club Rumor in Lakeland, Fla. 104 more words

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Maryland Police Officer Uses his Own Money to Pay for Food and a Hotel Room for Woman and Baby Escaping Abusive Home

Last Wednesday was just another day at work for Cpl. Che Atkinson of the Prince George’s County, Md., Police Department. He was sitting at a desk filling out some paperwork when a front-desk officer came up to him saying that there was a homeless woman at the station with her baby. 278 more words

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