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News | The News

Professor Of African History Admits Masquerading As Black Woman For Years

A professor at George Washington University who insisted she was black for years  has now admitted in a Medium post that she has been lying about her race. Jessica Krug, whom the GWU website describes as a “historian of politics, ideas, and cultural pract

Politics | Election: 2020

POLL: Trump Approval Soars By 60% Among Blacks Amid Convention

With many Democrat-controlled cities across America in meltdown and Democratic lawmakers trying to defund police, President Trump’s approval rating among Black voters jumped to 24%, according to a new poll. The new Hill-HarrisX survey of registered

News | National News

Black Single Mom with $7 to Her Name Donates Lottery Winnings to Police Officer Shot on Duty

An African American single mom who lost her job during the CCP coronavirus pandemic lockdowns, and was down to her last $7, donated her winnings from a lottery ticket to a police officer who was shot in the line of duty.

News | The News

National Museum Of African American History: Valuing ‘Hard Work,’ Being ‘Polite,’ ‘Objectivity’ All ‘Aspects’ Of ‘Whiteness

Literature from the National Museum of African American History & Culture says concepts like valuing hard word and time, and being polite and objective are all aspects of whiteness or white culture in the United States. “The National Museum of A

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

The Evil of Louis Farrakhan vs. the Morality of Frederick Douglass

Louis Farrakhan during his Fourth of July address “The Criterion” on Revolt TV. Photo: Screenshot. In W. E. B. Du …

News | The News

‘Africans Are Not Children’: Democrats Face Backlash From Black Voices Over Political Stunt

Democrats faced intense backlash on Monday over a political stunt that they pulled in an attempt to show solidarity with the black community over death of George Floyd. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY), and

Politics | The "Squad"

AOC to Blacks: Get Back on the Plantation

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez cannot stand it. She wants blacks back on that liberal plantation — now. The Washington Times reported the story this way: AOC rips Rush Limbaugh as ‘virulent racist’: ‘Truly nauseating’ he was awarded Medal of Freed

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

CEO Seeks to Increase African American Homeownership Through LEGACY

Ben Slayton, the president/CEO of LEGACY Home Loans, is working to oncrease African American homeownership across the country.

Politics | Election: 2020

Washington Post Poll Of African Americans Reveals Stunning Info About Perceptions Of Some Dem Candidates | The Daily Wir

The Washington Post recently released a survey of only African American adults with questions pertaining to the 2020 election, and the Democratic candidates more specifically. The survey, which was conducted between January 2 – 8 on 1,088 “non

History | History

Harriet Tubman's Civil War Raid | Mental Floss

With the Combahee River Raid of 1863, Harriet Tubman earned her nickname "Moses" all over again—and became the first woman in U.S. history to lead a military expedition.

News | NEWS

40th Anniversary: Jews and Washington, DC’s African Art Museum | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner

Washington DC’s African Art Museum. Photo: Wiki Commons. This summer is the 40th anniversary of an important but overlooked Jewish-American …

Politics | Politics

President Trump nominates Marine to be first black female general

President Donald Trump has nominated the first African-American woman for promotion to general.

Politics | Donald Trump

Don't underestimate Kanye (and Trump) – Rapper could successfully deliver for forgotten black communities

Influential black figures malign any kind of outreach to the Trump administration. Perhaps they fear what these two forces together might accomplish for the black community: greater economic success and recognition by black America that its allegiance to

History | History

Zora Neale Hurston's interview with one of America's last slaves

Excerpt from Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo” by Zora Neale Hurston. In 1931, she sought to publish an important piece of American history — the story of Cudjo Lewis, the only living survivor of the final slave ship to land in America.

Entertainment | Movies

Every Time Hollywood Made the “Black Version” of a Hit Movie

From Blacula to Who’s Your Caddy?, we evaluate the most egregious examples of “What if we made a black version of X?”

History | History

12 Facts About Shirley Chisholm, The First African-American to Run For President

Before Hillary Clinton's historic rise, Shirley Chisholm lead a revolutionary campaign as the the first African-American to run for president for a major party.

Gaming | Gaming

Ed Smith And The Imagination Machine: The Untold Story Of A Black Video Game Pioneer | Fast Company | Business Innovat

At APF in the 1970s, as the second-known African-American video game engineer, he helped create an industry.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

An unspoken barrier to getting more black girls in the pool: the hair factor

Olympian Simone Manuel’s first-place finish in the 100-meter freestyle last week was more than a personal accomplishment: It was a cultural milestone. When she finished the race in 52.7 seconds, an Olympic record, she became the first African American t

Politics | Opinion

7 reasons why the Palestinian crisis & the Black struggle for freedom are absolutely nothing alike | Dumisani Washington

The “parallels” between the Palestinian plight and that of African-Americans have been made for decades, and this has always......