28 Black People Who Should Inspire You — Oscar Micheaux

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He paved the way for every black filmmaker.

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28 Black People Who Should Inspire You — Douglas Wilder

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His grandparents were slaves in Virginia; he was the governor.

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28 Black People Who Should Inspire You — William Monroe Trotter

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When he found himself without any allies, he pressed on.

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28 Black People Who Should Inspire You — Ralph Bunche

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Ralph Bunche earned a PhD from Harvard, taught at Harvard, marched with Dr. King, and negotiated peace in the Middle East. He wasn’t allowed to join a country club in his neighborhood.

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28 Black People Who Should Inspire You — Carter G. Woodson

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This post about Carter G. Woodson wouldn’t be possible without the work of Carter G. Woodson.

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28 Black People Who Should Inspire You — Guion Bluford

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Outer space used to be so white.

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Organized Gang-Stalking: Yes, It’s a Thing and It’s Dangerous

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Gang Stalking is pervasive and can leave victims emotionally debilitated or worse. How to survive.

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28 Black People Who Should Inspire You — Paul Laurence Dunbar

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He was born to former slaves and had to sell his poems in an elevator, but he became the first black poet to achieve national success.

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28 Black People Who Should Inspire You — Bradford Young

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No black cinematographer has ever won an Oscar. Bradford Young crafted the visuals of Selma, but that still didn’t earn him a nomination.

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28 Black People Who Should Inspire You — A.G. Gaston

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A.G. was the grandson of slaves. At the time of his death, he was worth $130,000,000.

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28 Black People Who Should Inspire You — Black Panther

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Captain America’s shield is made of metal from the fictional nation of Wakanda. Black Panther is the king of Wakanda.

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28 Black People Who Should Inspire You—Matt Baker

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If you enjoy superheroes or graphic novels, you owe this man a debt of gratitude.

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The Case For Internet Access In Prison — Why Internet Access Is A Basic Human Right

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In prison, Facebook isn’t just a time-killing luxury. It’s a means of survival.

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28 Black People Who Should Inspire You — Charlie Sifford

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He’s been called the Jackie Robinson of golf.

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28 Black People Who Should Inspire You — Ernest J. Gaines

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Ernest J. Gaines was born on a plantation in Louisiana. Now, he owns the plantation.

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Jon Stewart’s Replacement Should Be a Woman: Here Are 10 Awesome Options

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We love Jason Jones and all the other guys being suggested for The Daily Show… But what about the ladies? Here, 10 favorites.

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