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Book Review: Michael Eric Dyson’s ‘The Black Presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America’

“If I had a son, he would look like Trayvon Martin.” President Obama’s empathy-filled words spoken after the murder of Travon Martin resonated deeply throughout black America. They conveyed a sense of “I feel what you feel” to African Americans […]

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Aloe Blacc Declares ‘Let The Games Begin’ On Single From Upcoming Film, ‘Race’

From the upcoming movie Race, soulful singer Aloe Blacc drops his contribution to the movie’s soundtrack, the fervent song “Let The Games Begin.” The

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MSNBC’s Joy-Ann Reid Explores Race and Politics in New Book

On the “A" w/Souleo

The subject of race—and more specifically, how the U.S. addresses it—impacts all aspects of the 2016 presidential campaign. It is


Movie Review: ‘Race’ Delivers Olympic Gold Medalist Jesse Owens to the Silver Screen

Olympic gold medalist Jesse Owens is living proof that hard work, consistency, and perseverance beat out competition at all costs. The

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo

Rain Pryor Challenges Race and Visual Artist, Willie Cole Reflects on Harlem Sometimes all it takes is a title to pique one’s interest, and with one such as “


Why Sammy?

One word best used to describe the late Sammy Davis, Jr.: Captivating. An ability to capture imagination and attention is a quality indicative of a true


Black to the Future

“Sweet King Martin / Sweet Queen Coretta / Sweet Brother Malcolm / Sweet Queen Betty / Sweet Mother Mary / Sweet Father Joseph / Sweet Jesus … we


The One Drop Theory: Does it Still Apply?

In the March issue of Ebony magazine, Halle Berry addresses the fact that while her ex-boyfriend and the father of her child, model Gabriel Aubry, has claimed that

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