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A Brand of Exploitation: ‘Sweet Browns’ of the World, Please Have Several Seats

Shucking and jiving for checks is just not my cup of tea

Sweet Brown, enough is enough. (Image: File)
Sweet Brown, I’ve had enough.
Some of us chuckled and…

By Janell Hazelwood

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One is the Loneliest Number: How to Cope with Being the Only Minority

Tips for handling those awkward---and frustrating---moments with class

Tips to help you navigate a workplace where you’re the only minority—whether race, sexual orientation…

By Jamie Harrison

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New Film Revisits Central Park Jogger Case

DNA evidence later exonerated five black and Latino teenagers who spent years behind bars

A new film by Sarah Burns and Ken Burns takes a look at one of…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Sign in Houston Apartment Complex Promotes Racial Profiling

The sign warns against teenagers of the 'Afro American race'

A sign posted in a Houston apartment complex encourages residents to profile black teenagers

By Makkada B. Selah

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Black Student Racially Attacked at Ole Miss

The freshman said he feared for his life

The FBI and civil rights organizations are investigating a hate crime on the campus of…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Deion Sanders Calls Out White Reporter for Racism

Sanders called the reporter a racist.

NFL veteran Deion Sanders responds to allegations from a white reporter that his charter school…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Black Lacrosse Player Protests ‘Ninja Please’ Tag Line

His boycott could cost him his career

His boycott could cost him his career

By Makkada B. Selah

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Virginia Senate Candidate Defends Racist State Song

The song contains the words "darkie" and "massa"

The song contains the words “darkie” and “massa”

By Makkada B. Selah

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White Staten Islanders Refuse to Help Black Mom Whose Sons Were Swept Away By Sandy

Two black Staten Island boys are believed to be Hurricane Sandy's youngest victims

Two black Staten Island boys are believed to be Hurricane Sandy’s youngest victims

By Makkada B. Selah

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White Couple Hangs Chair in Effigy Meant to Represent Obama

But they say they hold no animosity toward blacks

But they say they hold no animosity toward blacks

By Black Enterprise

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Majority of Americans Are Prejudiced Against Blacks, Study Finds

The number showed a slight increase from 2008

The number showed a slight increase from 2008

By Black Enterprise

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Is Chevy Chase Really Racist?

The tone in which he uses the 'N' word doesn't amount to it

The tone in which he uses the ‘N’ word doesn’t amount to it

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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How Race Matters in the Classroom

Florida and Virginia are flirting with the idea of "lowering the bar" for black students, and by association, their teachers.

Florida and Virginia are flirting with the idea of “lowering the bar” for black students,…

By Black Enterprise

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Azealia Banks has Issues with Dolce & Gabbana

Rapper is boycotting the fashion house's Spring 2013 collection

Rapper is boycotting the fashion house’s Spring 2013 collection

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Shopkeeper Stirs Controversy With Image of Obama as Witch Doctor

Do you buy the shopowner's argument?

Do you buy the shopowner’s argument?

By Black Enterprise

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Do Blacks Dislike Affirmative Action, Too?

CNN writer says that many professional blacks feel that such policies delegitimize their accomplishments.

CNN writer says that many professional blacks feel that such policies delegitimize their accomplishments.

By Black Enterprise

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Users Push Back On Racially Charged Etsy Merchandise

What do you think of these products?

What do you think of these products?

By Black Enterprise

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Does Colorism Still Matter?

What do you think of colorism and the effects it's had in our communities?

What do you think of colorism and the effects it’s had in our communities?

By Black Enterprise

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Anti-Obama Display Features Watermelons, ‘Go Back to Kenya’ Sign

The racist protests against the president continue across the country

The racist protests against the president continue across the country

By Black Enterprise

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Slavery A Blessing? Arkansas Politician Thinks So

Jon Hubbard makes shocking claims in new book

Jon Hubbard makes shocking claims in new book

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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