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Lecrae recently caught backlash after he appeared in a taped conversation with Chic-Fil-A CEO Dan Cathy and Atlanta megachurch pastor Louie Giglio. During the discussion, Giglio claimed that slavery was a blessing. “We understand the curse that was slavery, white people do, and we say ‘that was bad,’ but we miss the blessing of slavery that…

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According to Spike Lee, no country has “handled racism or slavery better than the US.” The 63-year-old filmmaker admits American society still witnesses “blatant acts of racism,” but he’s not sure if any other country is doing a better job of tackling discrimination. Spike said: “What other countries have handled racism or slavery better than…

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The screenwriter for the hit motion picture Harriet, about the legendary Black woman who freed many slaves via the Underground Railroad, said one Hollywood executives wanted White actress Julia Roberts to play Harriett Tubman. In an interview with Focus Features that has now gone viral, renowned screenwriter Gregory Allen Howard said a studio exec wanted…

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The trailer for Harriet highlights strength over suffering in a new film based on one of history’s most important figures. Released this week, the first look introduces Cynthia Erivo (Widows) in the title role as abolitionist Harriet Tubman as she begins her escape to freedom. Nearly caught by slave catchers, Tubman successfully evades capture to continue her…

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Journalist and author Ta-Nehisi Coates took a moment to verbally dismantle U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Speaking on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at a U.S. House hearing on reparations, Coates blasted McConnell for his overt disapproval of slave reparations. One day earlier, the Kentucky Republican publicly shunned the idea. “I don’t think reparations for…

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) believes Black people in America do not deserve reparations because Barack Obama was elected president. On June 18, 2019, McConnell revealed his thoughts on reparations one day before the House Judiciary Committee hearing on reparations. Scheduled to appear at the hearing are journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates, who wrote the 2014…

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Once again, a story of ignorance of history and racism is costing a group of White college students dearly. This time the incident involves members of the Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity on the campus of the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. Members of the fraternity decided it would be humorous to film themselves mocking…

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A White teacher decided to force Black kids to endure the trauma of slavery by holding a mock slave auction in a classroom. The incident took place last week at The Chapel School in Bronxville, New York, according to PIX 11. Rebecca Antinozzi, a fifth-grade teacher, organized a mock slave auction where Black students were placed in…

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Kim Kardashian claims that her husband Kanye West never said that slavery was a choice. In an upcoming episode of “Keeping Up With the Kardashians,” Kardashian goes on a crying rant about Kanye’s appearance on TMZ. During the episode, Kardashian spoke with Jonathan Cheban and Simon Huck about the incident. While in the confessional, Kardashian…

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Kanye West believes “a spirit was speaking through” him when he made his controversial comments about slavery. The 41-year-old rapper received backlash after he gave an interview three months ago in which he claimed the 400 years of slavery was a “choice” made by those enslaved, and after finally apologizing for the comments earlier this week, he has now…

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Kanye West has revealed that he thinks about killing himself “all the time.” The 41-year-old rapper, who is married to reality TV star Kim Kardashian West, suffered a nervous breakdown in 2016 and now admits to frequently experiencing suicidal thoughts. Speaking to The New York Times, the “Stronger” hitmaker shared: “I’ve thought about killing myself all the time.…

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