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by G. Brown It’s as much a presidential candidate practice as visiting a Black church during the campaign or kissing babies at a political stump— the Democratic presidential nominee addressing the National Association of Black Journalists Convention (NABJ) to talk to and field questions from minorities members in the media. This year’s convention  in Washington […]
By: Leticia Latrice Why is it that there are so many negative stereotypes of black people?  It seems like these days people would rather believe the stereotype than the truth. Common stereotypes of black people are that all young black men are dangerous thugs and drug dealers. That all black women wear weave and are […]
By: Evette Champion March 20th was the 100-year anniversary death of Ota Benga—the man who shot himself in the heart, thus ending his life as the “missing link” from Africa. Ota Benga was a 32-year-old Mbuti man who lived along the Kasai River, which is now the Democratic Republic of Congo. He only stood at […]
by G. Brown While Christmas may rank as the biggest holiday on the Christian calendar, Easter is without doubt the most sacrosanct —when people who believe that Jesus as the Son of God sacrificed himself to save the world and was resurrected three days later. As the oldest festival of the Christian Church, an estimated […]