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A surname like Civil almost begs to be branded, but life wasn't always that simple for a Haitian woman who grew up in New Jersey and once dressed in Goth gear and listened to the Backstreet Boys. [...]
Sat, Mar 28, 2015 3:00 am
Source: The Root
Mental illness, still very much a taboo subject in the African-American community, is tackled head-on in the new movie Knucklehead, starring Alfre Woodard and Gbenga Akinnagbe. [...]
Sat, Mar 28, 2015 3:00 am
Source: The Root
Earlier
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Photo by Rachel Neville Panel after panel convenes to ask why there are not more dancers of color in ballet. My heart sinks every time. Where is Dance Theatre of Harlem in this conversation? It is so odd to feel like an outsider on an issue that touched my life so [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 8:57 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
1950
On May 10, 1950, the body of an unidentified woman with red hair and freckles was found in Bath, West Virginia. An unnamed individual had been mushroom hunting along U.S. Route 522 when he stumbled upon the Jane Doe. Forensic experts determined that she was between 35 and 50 years [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 8:12 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
In a strange series of events, “Empire” actress Taraji P. Henson backpedals on claims she made against USC, regarding racial profiling. Tonight, the 44-year-old actress attempted “#TurningANegativeIntoAPositive,” when she posted the below message via Instagram… A photo posted by taraji p henson (@tarajiphenson) on Mar 27, 2015 at 2:59pm PDT [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 8:00 pm
Source: Rolling Out
It doesn't have to be you. The post Oh, No She Didn't: 15 Mistakes Every Bride Makes appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 7:45 pm
Source: Madam Noire
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Taraji P. Henson has apologized to police in the Southern California city of Glendale for accusing an officer of racially profiling her son.Henson posted a statement on Instagram Friday afternoon, hours after the Glendale Police Department released video of a traffic stop of the actress' [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 7:29 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Using any of the solutions on this list will help you find a sense of peace even in the most chaotic places. The post Ways To Live A More Peaceful Life Instead Of A Stressful One appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 6:55 pm
Source: Madam Noire
See what advice Damon had to offer. The post Ask A Very Smart Brotha: Should I Let Him Hang Out With His Female Friends? appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 6:53 pm
Source: Madam Noire
Oh, Raven! The post “I'm From Every Continent In Africa” Raven-Symone Continues To Put Her Foot In Her Mouth appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 6:29 pm
Source: Madam Noire
Michelle Obama
Of course, you already know that. But adding to her super coolness and relatable persona, the First Lady will be making her first appearance on the “Black Girls Rock” televised awards special to deliver remarks about the value of education on behalf of her “Reach Higher” initiative. “I am so excited [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 6:22 pm
Source: Jet
Noose
A federal grand jury indicted a University of Mississippi student on two separate civil rights charges on Friday for hanging a noose and a flag depicting a Confederate symbol around a campus statue. The statue honors James Meredith, the first African-American to attend the university. Ole Miss student Graeme Phillip Harris [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 6:10 pm
Source: Jet
Three months ago, an article I wrote titled "An Open Letter from Black Clergy: A Call for Racial Justice, Healing and Reconciliation," was posted to HuffPost Religion. The letter was signed by Black clergy representing a wide diversity of denominations and perspectives. We stood together calling on faith leaders of [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 6:10 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
nigeria election
Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story's basic facts? Tweet @TheWorldPost or let us know on our Facebook page. Nigeria is holding presidential elections on Saturday, six weeks after the original voting [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 6:08 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Congratulations Bae! The post King Kunta! Kendrick Lamar Scores Number One Spot On Billboard Charts appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 5:47 pm
Source: Madam Noire
Air travel just got a little easier for Black women. [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 5:32 pm
Source: Essence
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I spoke with Yosemite Park Ranger Shelton Johnson, the head of the grassroots organization "African American Parks Event", Teresa Baker, and the head of the consulting firm, Earthwise Productions, Audrey Peterman, about the efforts being made to strengthen the connection between African Americans and the U.S. National Parks. Since President Ulysses [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 5:30 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
The Justice Department announced Friday that it would be bringing civil rights charges against the student suspected of tying a noose around the neck of a statue depicting an African American civil rights leader, stationed on the campus of the University of Mississippi. [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 5:11 pm
Source: The Root
He insists that he didn't want to "Lauryn Hill her." The post A$AP Rocky Was Depressed After Chanel Iman Split: “I Knew That She Deserves Better Than Me” [Watch] appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 5:07 pm
Source: Madam Noire
Ludacris
Ludacris debuted his new single, “Grass Is Always Greener” last night during his appearance on The Tonight Show on Thursday. The single will appear on Luda's upcoming album Ludaversal, which is slated for release Mar. 31. On the track, the entertainer explores the complexities of happiness and contentment in life, hence [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 5:05 pm
Source: Jet

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