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May 29, 2015

This Unarmed Black Man Is Lucky to be Alive

Every time I hear that a policeman has killed another unarmed black man in the United States, I think about how lucky I am to be alive.

School May Be The Best Place To Address PTSD In Young People, But Resources Are Spread Thin

Student Locker
Tobias Chu

42 Black Filmmakers Take Over Twitter To Raise Awareness Around Diversity In Cinema

Rebelathon
Affrm.com

The Moment That Prompted DL Hughley To Make A Life-Changing Promise To His Daughter

Dl Hughley Family
Courtesy of DL Hughley

Dai-Jon Parker Dead At 22

Parker
University of Indianapolis

High School Teammates Carry Out Deceased Football Player's Final Wish

Mailk Sparkman
Coffee County Police Scanner

Roxane Gay: ‘We Demand Perfection Of Feminists. We Do Not Need To Do That.'

Roxane Gay
Marla Aufmuth/TED

Powerful 'Mugshot' Photos Reverse Ugly Stereotypes Of Black Men

Christian Moore
EJ Brown

These Are Bantu Knots, Not 'Mini Buns.' There's A Difference.

Rihanna Bantu Knots
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Low-Income Black Women At Greater Risk For Heart Disease, Stroke

Women Doctor
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Brandy Has BIG Plans For The Future

Brandy Chicago
Bruce Glikas for Chicago on Broadway

Why It's 'Bullsh*t' That Young Women Have To Be Likable

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Janette Pellegrini via Getty Images

UNC-Chapel Hill Decides It Shouldn't Have A Building Named For A KKK Leader

Unc Campus
ASSOCIATED PRESS

How Manspreading Arrests Highlight What's 'F**ked Up' About Broken Windows Policing

Manspreading
MTA

Bloody Killings Rise As Arrests Plunge In Baltimore

Baltimore Homicides
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Pregnant Mom Screams 'Please Stop' As Cops Wrestle Her To The Ground (WATCH)

Charlena Cooks
YouTube

The Story Of Boston's All-Black Police Unit

Police
Frederic Cirou via Getty Images

Ohio Sheriff's Deputy Fired After Comparing Baltimore Protesters To 'Planet Of The Apes'

Racist Tweet
Twitter/Gene Kelly

Memphis Bids Musical Farewell To B.B. King

Bb King
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Black Former Cop: Here's The Truth About Race And Policing

Police
Karen Mower

Suge Knight Refuses To Attend Court Hearing On Robbery Charges

Suge Knight
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Laverne Cox Is Gorgeous And Glowing In No-Makeup Selfie

Laverne Cox
Instagram

Cleveland Patrolman Found Not Guilty In Deaths Of 2 Unarmed Suspects

Brelo
AP

Historically Black University Accused Of Reverse Racism In New Lawsuits

Debra Saunders White Nccu
North Carolina Central University

Cops In Freddie Gray Case Push To Move Trial Out Of Balitmore

Baltimore Nero Freddie Gray
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Court Releases Photo Of Cops Posing With Black Suspect Like A Hunting Trophy

Chicagopd
Court File via Chicago Sun-Times

This Campaign Wants Young Girls To Embrace Their Natural Curls

Curly Hair Girls
Eyecandy Images via Getty Images

Michelle Obama Is The 'Hugger-In-Chief'

Michelle Obama
Timothy Hiatt via Getty Images

Fierce Women On Twitter Are Celebrating ‘Thick Girl Appreciation'

Thick Girl Appreciation Day
Twitter

American Kids Are Poorer Than They Were Decades Ago, Education Report Shows

Classroom
Shutterstock / Olesya Feketa

Cleveland Police Agree To Rein In Force Under Justice Department Agreement

Cleveland Police
Ricky Rhodes via Getty Images

UVA Student Martese Johnson Asks Judge To Drop Charges From Bloody Arrest

Martese Johnson
Zach Gibson via Getty Images

Cleveland Clergy Demand Action After Brelo's Not Guilty Verdict

Cleveland Clergy
Daniel Hazard / UCC

Groom Has Flawless Comeback To 'Meninist' Tweet Mocking His Beautiful Wedding Moment

Adam Harris
Dustin Finkelstein

There Are Over 200 Million Fewer Hungry People Now Than 25 Years Ago: U.N.

Africa Children Eating
ASSOCIATED PRESS

One Particularly Upsetting And Racist Dr. Seuss Cartoon Is Heading To Auction

Unn
Global Black Voices
 

Akon Launches Academy To Provide Electricity To 600 Million In Africa

Akon
Star Max/IPx

Teachers Of All Races Are More Likely To Punish Black Students

Student
Shutterstock / Lucky Business

St. Louis County Admits It Has A Jail Problem, Is Finally Getting Help

St Louis County Police
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Obama Tweets Back To Girl's Awesome Letter About World Peace, Marriage Equality

Note Obama Twitter
DrFahmida/Twitter

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18 Women Share The First Time They Were Harassed

First Harassed
Twitter

Keke Palmer Joins Cast Of Fox's 'Grease: Live!'

Keke Palmer
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The Roots, Billie Holiday Among This Year's Philadelphia Music Walk Of Fame Honorees

Billie Holiday
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Mariah Carey Calls 'American Idol' The 'Worst Experience' Of Her Life

Carey Idol
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Beyonce Shares Family Vacation Photos Just Like The Rest Of Us

Beyonce
Beyonce.com

The Greatest Jokes Ever Told, According To Your Favorite Comedians

Esquire Best Joke Ever Told
Matthew Salacuse

Nia Long Is Engaged To Longtime Boyfriend

Nia Long Ime Udoka
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The Jewelry That Looks Great With Almost Every Skin Tone

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Mimsong Instagram

Watch Kendrick Lamar's Stunning Performance On 'Ellen'

Kendrick Lamar
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Molestation Claim Against Michael Jackson's Estate Dismissed

Jackson
TIMOTHY A. CLARY via Getty Images

Tracy Morgan Settles With Wal-Mart

Tracy Morgan
Greg Allen/Invision/AP

Charles Barkley Rips NFL For Its 'Serious Issue With Concussions'

Charles Barkley
Stephen Lovekin via Getty Images

Nina Simone Biopic Starring Zoe Saldana To Be Released This Year

Nina Simone
David Redfern via Getty Images

Azealia Banks Joins RZA For Musical Drama

Azealia Banks
Rich Fury/Invision/AP

Amy Schumer Takes On Bill Cosby

Amy Schumer
Comedy Central

Why Tamar Braxton's New Clothing Line Will Be Your Summer Shopping Obsession

Tamar Collection
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Chrissy Teigen Is Beyond Stunning In Nude Shoot For DuJour

Chrissy Nude
Bruce Webber

Ciara Looks Stunning In New Ad Campaign

Ciara Cavalli
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The Best Makeup To Wear When It's Too Damn Hot To Wear Foundation

Best Tinted Moisturizers
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#BeyoncéAlwaysOnBeat Hashtag Proves Queen Bey's Dancing Knows No Bounds

Beyonce
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How 'The Wiz' Went From Nearly Closing On Opening Night To Becoming A Tony-Winning Hit

The Wiz Musical
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Tracee Ellis Ross Receives Honorary Doctorate From Alma Mater

Tracee Ellis Ross Honorary Doctorate
Twitter

11 Times Lenny Kravitz's Accessories Were Cooler Than Yours

Lenny Kravitz
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This Is What Happens When Black Women Try On 'Nude' Clothing

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YouTube

It's Not Just Nail Salons, Hairstylists Face Serious Health Problems Too

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Getty Images

Damon Dash Responds To Jay Z's 'Stream Of Consciousness' YouTube, Spotify Diss

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Some Black Celebrities Just Can't Stop Saying Messed-Up Stuff About Racism

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Steve Harvey Gives Tips On The Minds Of Men

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Lil B Threatened To Curse James Harden, And Then Harden Lost His Powers

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Twitter

Diddy: 'We Are Committing Genocide On Ourselves'

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Flavor Flav Arrested For Multiple Charges Including DUI, Possession Of Marijuana

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Marvin Gaye's Ex-Wife Shares The Story Behind The 'Blurred Lines' Lawsuit

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