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March 25, 2014

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Martin Luther King and Malcolm X Debate

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This mock debate is a splice together of Malcolm and Martin’s best words and shows how their ideologies  were different.  We can see that both men had great ideas, but neither man’s ideas were perfect.  Both of them were serious, strong and intelligent.  Seeing the differences between the two can also give an accurate reflection of real history and help us see that there hasn’t been any time where black…

Michael B. Jordan: “Black Males

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Lil Wayne talking to the police – He pissed

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Fannie Lou Hamer’s speech at the 1964 DNC

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  Fannie Lou Hamer speaking at the 1964 Democratic National Convention about the Land of the Thief, Home of the Slave! [leadplayer_vid id=”5332007058637″]

Esther Rolle in a Psychic Hotline Commercial from 1997

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TV ONE EXCLUSIVE: Thelma and Michael

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Why did the producers on Good Times have to get rid of the father?  The show’s decision to get rid of it’s most popular and empowering character was one of the biggest mistakes ever made in the history of television.  When James died, the show started to die.  It went from being a great show with tremendous meaning, to becoming a regular sitcom with no backbone. Finally, Thelma (Bern Nadette…

Is Emotional Abuse As Bad As Physical?

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By Lechette Walker Emotional abuse has not gotten much attention lately, but it is as important today as ever. This type of abuse has been demoted in the media while primary attention is on physical abuse.  An anonymous lady wrote in to Demetria Lucas, “Ask Demetria” on The Roots, to get advice on how to break free from an emotionally draining and daunting relationship. “My boyfriend’s best friend died last…

Rare Billie Holiday Interview Pt. 1

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Alfre Woodard Will Be Playing The President Of The United States

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert Hot off her supporting and star stellar role in 12 Years a Slave, Alfre Woodward has been tapped to play the president of the United States opposite Katherine Heigl in an upcoming NBC drama State of Affairs. According to thegrio.com, Woodward will play President Roberta Payton and Heigl will star as her late son’s ex-girlfriend Charleston “Charlie” Whitney Tucker. The drama described as Scandal meets The West Wing,…

COINTELPRO: The FBI’s War on Black America

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From MalcolmXfiles.blogspot.com: “Through a secret program called the Counter Intelligence Program (COINTELPRO), there was a concerted effort to subvert the will of the people to avoid the rise “of a black Messiah” that would mobilize the African-American community into a meaningful political force. This documentary establishes historical perspective on the measures initiated by J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI which aimed to discredit black political figures and forces of the…

Powell to O’Reilly: Why Do You Only See Me as an African-American?

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  “Bill O’Reilly asked Colin Powell a question during a recent interview that appeared to offend the former Secretary of State. On Tuesday night, O’Reilly described Powell as “a staunch Republican” until he voted for Barack Obama twice, and noted that he has also recently been critical of the GOP.”* Colin Powell asked a simple, yet important question of Bill O’Reilly: “Why do you only see me as an African-American?”…

Have you ever heard Marcus Garvey Speak? You’ve got to hear this

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  Most black people know about Marcus Garvey, but don’t know what he sounds like.  You have to listen to this speech by Garvey and you can see clearly that he can compete with most of the greatest black men and women of today.  The speech is unbelievable.  Take a listen. [leadplayer_vid id=”533122629CAE6″]

True Facts About Morgan Freeman

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True Facts Every Thursday Post to Facebook :: http://on.fb.me/16zKcpG Tweet This :: http://bit.ly/19Cu8oQ (you can change the text) Music : http://bit.ly/VOxuQn (Steven O’Brien) Watch more True Facts here :: http://bit.ly/VZO2rg All images, video licensed : Getty Images, Shutterstock Category Education     [leadplayer_vid id=”53312118854A2″]

Interracial Dating: How To Approach Black Women | Bamboo Lounge

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    The Bamboo Lounge is back – this time I visited some of the south’s most famous black college’s to ask some questions for my fellow white bruthas. Twitter & IG: @SonnyBamboo     [leadplayer_vid id=”53311BE25A50E”]