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Although the global pandemic reportedly started in Wuhan, China, Africans, and Blacks from other countries are being targeted in China. Officials in Africa have confronted the Chinese government for the ongoing racial mistreatment that Blacks are facing in the country as the pandemic spreads, according to Associated Press. Blacks have been evicted from homes and…

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As disturbing images of undocumented immigrants in detention centers flood the media, it is easy to see how many on social media feel that Black people could be the next group targeted. `In response to the article “Could this video of caged and separated families be you one day?”  readers were visceral in their response.…

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This summer marks the 100th anniversary of the National Parks Service, and it just so happens this writer has a goal over the next few years to visit all of the U.S. national parks. Recent research indicates this makes me quite the anomaly. While record numbers of tourists are expected to turn up to take in…

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Quarterback Cam Newton

The quarterback position is the most important in football. The de facto team leader must have a combination of skills and knowledge to be great on the field. Because of the pressures of the position, Black quarterbacks have often been marginalized in the past by coaches who believed that Black men didn’t have the wherewithal to properly…

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Sex trafficking is an issue that is becoming more prevalent as the economy worsens and opportunities decrease. From girls walking the streets to hustling on social media platforms, it shows no sign of decreasing. Here are nine things you didn’t know about sex trafficking. Atlanta is the top city for sex trafficking for minors. While…

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The U.S. Department of Justice has issued a scathing report on the Ferguson Police Department and the city government. Initiated in the wake of the riots over the killing of unarmed teen Michael Brown in 2013, the document revealed a racial bias so profound in Ferguson that it is reminiscent of the 1950s segregated South.…

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The city of Chicago has a lot of issues going on right now, from rampant violence to high unemployment. Now adding to this mixture is the recent discovery that the federal government shipped 429 unaccompanied minor refugee children to the Chicago area. The children are under the care of Heartland Alliance, through a grant from…

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black protestors sound off over illegal immigration

A heated conversation occurred on the Fourth of July in Murrieta, California, between black protesters of the United States’ current policy regarding the border crisis. The protesters raised serious issues regarding the Obama administration’s decision to request $3.7 billion for the immigrant children while inner city blacks are suffering. Warning video contains graphic language.

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A new report by Congressional Research Services notes that since the early 1980s, there has been a historically unprecedented increase in the federal prison population. Consequently, this has aided the increase in disparities in incarceration rates by race in America since the start of the Obama administration in 2008. Now, new data show that the…

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Diabetes is a major killer of blacks. Many Africans Americans including Halle Berry, former Miss America and “Desperate Housewives” star Vanessa Williams, Damon Dash and comedian-actor Anthony Anderson have the disease. Although diabetes can often be detected by carrying out a urine test, which determines whether excess glucose is present, many people often have diabetes…

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NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – The housing crisis hurt low-income communities and minorities more severely than other groups, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Thursday. “Lower-income and minority communities are often disproportionately affected by problems in the national economy, and the effects of the housing bust have followed that unfortunate pattern,” Bernanke said in prepared remarks…

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It has always been acceptable for the rich to prey on and take advantage of the most vulnerable segments of our nation. It just so happens African Americans are often those taken advantage of most, which is a function of our educational backgrounds and limited understanding of economics and business. One reason is that poverty…

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Racism continues to be a disgraceful issue in the National Hockey League in 2011.  Although the sport has drawn more black players over the years, the NHL remains light-years behind other pro leagues when it comes to diversity and respect for minorities. Wayne Simmonds, a black player for the Philadelphia Flyers, attempted a shootout during…

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