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  1. Clyde C Coger Jr

    African American History Culture : What Is #Code-Switching And Why Does It Matter?

    ... #codeswitching ... :facepalm: What Is #Code-Switching And Why Does It Matter? HuffPost For black Americans, having the ability to code-switch could help you get that promotion, make your case to a judge, or leave a police encounter unscathed. But changing how you speak isn't always...
  2. Clyde C Coger Jr

    Black Travel : The Worst States for Black Americans

    In the Spirit of Disadvantage, The Worst States for Black Americans Click here to see the worst states for black Americans. From the stormy years from 1865 through 1877 following the years of Reconstruction, to the civil rights movement in the 1960s, to the emergence in 2014 of the Black...
  3. J

    Black Entertainment : What Did Kanye West’s Casting Call for ‘Multiracial Women Only’ Mean?

    On Saturday, Kanye West used Twitter to post a model casting notice for his “Yeezy Season 4” fashion show. It read: “Multiracial women only. No makeup please come as you are.” He received backlash on Twitter from users who said he was making it clear he did not want Black women, or only a...
  4. J

    Black People Politics : Trump to Black Voters: "What do you have to lose?"

    Donald Trump's campaign held a rally last night in Jackson, Mississippi, a predominantly Black city. Trump continued to ask Black voters to vote for him because he said, "What do you have lose?" But New York Times columnist Charles Blow called him out and said Trump's outreach is a lie. Read...
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    Black Money Business Jobs : It will take 228 years for the average Black family to catch up to the wealth of the average white

    According to the new study "The Ever-Growing Gap: Without Change, African-American and Latino Families Won't Match Up To White Wealth For Centuries." The 400 most richest Americansown more wealth than the entire Black population plus one-third of the Latino population combined. Also, according...
  6. Duende

    The Front Porch : Autochthnous AmErican/indigenous

    While people are living in la la land things are taking place and have been talking place. Do you feel comfortable with your car ,your house ,your family ,your job or business? cool, now ask our ancestors who was forced to live Liberia. Before Europeans came Negroes was already in America. And...
  7. Clyde C Coger Jr

    Pan-Africanism : Why It Isn't Possible For Black Americans To Appropriate African Culture

    In the Spirit of Sankofa, Why It Isn't Possible For Black Americans To Appropriate African Culture My dashiki shouldn't offend you ... This is why it hurts when native Africans criticize black American attempts to regain a lost portion of ourselves. Writer Zipporah Gene, who identifies as...
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