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It's 2018 and black journalists are still being undercut in pay

L.A. Times’ Union Guild released a study on April 11 that revealed saddening yet unsurprising news: white men and women are paid more than their non-white counterparts. 274 more words

{VIDEO} The godmother of Rock n Roll

Sister Rosetta Tharpe is one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. Her skill and showmanship on the newly electrified guitar played a vital role in the conception of  9 more words


Racism & The Root

Yesterday morning, while taking a dump and reading The Root (which helps me move my bowels); I stumbled on this gem from wypipo expert Michael Harriot… 422 more words


I Love My Black Skin

“My blackness is not a trend”

We are all striving to love the skin that we are in. Watch these young black people as they share their thoughts on their blackness.

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There is a race problem in the US

The New York Times published an article today about a study, led by researchers at Stanford, Harvard, and the Census Bureau, that looked into the effects race has on adult wages. 180 more words


Surprise! Popular Black Identitarian Website is Silent on Trayon White's Antisemitism

Well, folks, you’ll never believe it: the website¬†theroot.com suddenly has nothing to say about a racism scandal in Washington D.C. Anyone who read their laughable defense of associating with Louis Farrahkhan and it’s shockingly toxic comment section last week will of course realize I’m being facetious. 455 more words


Irish immigrants as proof of white privilege

St. Patrick’s Day took place across the U.S. this past weekend with parades of men and women adorned in green subjectively celebrating their heritage. Among these people were Sarah Huckabee-Sanders, Mike Pence, Sean Hannity, Sean Spicer, Steve Bannon, Kellyanne Conway, Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell, and President Donald Trump. 392 more words