Black Voices

Why I Don't Like White Women

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The Trump Effect on Domestic Violence: What’s At Stake?

The proposed elimination of VAWA funding by the current administration would be devastating for victims.

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Seeing The Humanity Of God Beyond The Mystery Of God In 'The Shack'

The Shack is forward thinking because it integrates everybody into the gospel.

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Build Lasting Progressive Change. Elect Keith Ellison Chair Of The DNC.

In this perilous and challenging new era, Democratic Party officials are scrambling to catch up with the progressive grassroots

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Dear Media: My Murdered Cousin Was More Than Just A 'Gang Member'

Why do we still need a reason to feel sorry when young black people die violent, untimely deaths?

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Pay Young Black Folks To Do The Work They Want To Do

Young black people have got this every bit as much as the next person, and maybe more so.

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The World Of Cosplay Is Filled With Black Joy

I didn’t know that my being there was an act of protest

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10 Things I Learned About Zora Neale Hurston

Women’s History Month begins today, March 1st. I honor the month and continue celebrating Black History 24/7/365 with 10

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As A Black Woman, Here's Why I'm Going On Strike March 8th

Under this new regime, I am once again a second-class citizen.

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What Moonlight’s Win Means To Me As A Black Queer Film Student

'Moonlight' saved my life.

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As A Howard Alum, I Stand With Upset HBCU Students Everywhere

All the upset students are demanding is that their president tell them what the hell he’s doing.

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America’s Melting Pot Is Boiling Brown People To Death

People of color are growing accustomed to imminent danger.

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'Get Out' Gets In Our Heads About African Americans And Mental Health

Originally published on CocoaFly.com SPOILER ALERT! DO NOT READ IF YOU HAVE NOT SEEN ‘GET OUT’ “When you control a man's

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Let's Talk About Wigs And Race

The first – and last – time anyone ever accused me of wearing a wig was during Freshers’ Week, when, sporting my Trinity

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Why Everyone Needs to Read 'The Hate U Give' by Angie Thomas

Angie Thomas’s debut novel based on the Black Lives Matter movement is a masterpiece.

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Budget Proposal Plus Washington Politics Equals A Bad Deal For Black Workers

The fate of Black workers will not lie in the hands of Washington policymakers.

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