How a Century of Racist Policies Made Ferguson Into a Pocket of Concentrated Despair

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“You cannot understand what’s going on with Ferguson today without knowing this history.”

They want Everyone to Vote, Except You, You and You!

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Democracy only works when most people vote and participate. Voting should be encouraged, facilitated, easy, and free from coercion and fraud.

8 Things White People Really Need to Understand About Race

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Jamie Utt compiles the essentials for white folks to know before talking about racism.

Respectability Politics Won’t Get Us Half as Far

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It’s time to stop internalizing racism: Jarune Uwujaren speaks out against the white supremacy that is poisoning the nation.

The Truly Sad Fact About Donald Sterling Attending A Black Church Service

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Lincoln Anthony Blades questions Donald Sterling’s presence in an African American church.

Marlon Wayans “Desperate for Laughs” in Haunted House 2

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For Marlon Wayans, it’s all jokes. He’s not trying to change the world, just your mood.

Are Blacks Falling Further Behind Under Obama?

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Dr. Vibe hosts a discussion in which a group of men talk about the plight of Black America under Barack Obama

Why Kanye West’s Confederate Flag Is AWESOME

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Lincoln Anthony Blades on a symbol of hate transformed.

Perceptions & Expectations Of Today’s Black Man

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Dr. Vibe asks: What are society’s perceptions and expectations of today’s Black man?

Mississippi Is Enough

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Robert Reece quit looking for his roots in distant lands that have not affected him so deeply as the history, culture, and people of Mississippi.

Why Did Freddy E Do It? Black Men and Suicide

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Why Black men are killing themselves, warning signs, and what to do if you’re worried about someone.

A Perfect Test

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A San Francisco native travels to the Mississippi Delta for lessons on another America.

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Talking Myself Out of Murdering Jerry Sandusky

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Joanna Schroeder attempts to examine the death penalty objectively, despite the visceral and powerful desire to exact revenge against child sexual abusers.

Rankism: The Poison that Destroys Relationships

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Robert Fuller discusses the roots of discrimination and assaults on human dignity.

Are Marriage Rights Civil Rights?

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Does calling marriage rights “civil rights” minimize the struggles that Black Americans experienced when fighting for their freedom, their right to vote, and many other civil and human rights?