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Like Jay-Z once said, the numbers don’t lie. That is especially true of interracial relationships and marriages in the new millennium. Though interracial dating has proven to still be a minefield on occasion, interracial marriages nationally have more than quadrupled to 1.4 million since 1970, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.  Millennials are different from their…

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This morning, the lifeless body of Marco McMillian was found on the Mississippi River levee. McMillian was Mississippi’s first openly gay candidate for mayor who happened to also be an African American. Democrats, including President Obama, whom he had met, considered him to be one of the rising stars in the state’s party and political…

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Lest We Forget Slavery Museum & Traveling Exhibit in Philadelphia provides images and items that reflect the deplorable conditions that black people faced during slavery and Jim Crow. For 45 years, J. Justin and Gwen Ragsdale have acquired an extensive collection of artifacts, shackles, branding irons and rare photos of a forgotten history. During the…

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