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All about The Great Migration: When black people came to the North

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A lot of black people don’t know anything about The Great Migration.  But at the turn of the century, many African Americans were in the south working agricultural jobs.  But the south was dangerous.  Southerners had not yet learned to respect African Americans as free human beings worthy of basic dignity and respect.   Also, the jobs were low-paying and the work was difficult.  So, for about 50 years, millions…

Amazing poet shows that black people are living The Hunger Games

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This is from the prelims of the Women of the World Poetry Slam. Imani Cezanne placed second overall in the tournament. This poem goes in on The Hunger Games, a fictional tale about white people who are forced to be poor and perform for the rich.  She starts by saying that the film puts a white face on poverty to make it fantasy.  “A number one selling novel,” a “hit…

Money Challenge: These are the bank accounts you should open

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This person in the video says that you should have three accounts:  One for deposits, one for bills, and another one for savings.  This may not be entirely necessary, since a lot of people pay their bills out of the account that has direct deposit.  Some other accounts you may want to consider are investment accounts or an account for your small business.  Since we believe that every person of…

Openly Gay NFL player Michael Sam cries after being drafted

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Michael Sam has made history by being the first openly gay college athlete in America.  This has helped him to gain a great amount of instant fame and opportunity, which led to ESPN following him on the day of the NFL draft.  Sam got his wish by being selected as a member of the St. Louis Rams. Bleacher Report tells the rest: Michael Sam has officially made NFL history. The St. Louis…

This video makes you wonder if Al Sharpton can read….seriously

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In this video, Rev. Al Sharpton is going to battle with the teleprompter on this show on MSNBC.  People are sharing the video everywhere, wondering how Sharpton got the job. Sharpton is smart enough to be a power broker in civil rights and also smart enough to jump ahead of the line when other journalists tried to get a night time news show.  But when you hear him pronounce some…

Tiara Williams, Your Reel World: Having a white friend will protect you from the police

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  Tiara Williams, in this episode of Your Reel World, explains why having a white friend can protect you from the cops.   Check it out below, it’s hilarious:   [leadplayer_vid id=”536D2336F2A9F”]

Malcolm X says black men act like little boys when begging white people for jobs

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In this video, Malcolm X tells some of the hard truths about black economics.  According to Malcolm, the black man commits himself to being a “boy” when it comes to getting what he needs economically.  His argument is that black men and women spend all of our time begging for whites to give us what we need, only to become upset when the white man tries to control our lives….

How did Sam Cooke really die and why did he die so young?

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Sam Cook helped to transform a generation.  He inspired millions of people black and white to never give up and to believe in their dreams.  Unlike the corporate-owned artists of today who don’t have a conscience, Cook sang about things he believed in and stood with other civil rights heroes like Martin Luther King and Muhammad Ali. His dedication to black people cost him dearly, but he continues to remain…

The Woman Who Brought Actress Nia Long to Tears

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Tell us the truth:  Do you think that it’s right for us to deliberately raise so many children without their fathers? This is a topic of heated discussion in the black community, since there is a broadening of awareness of the long-term effects of fatherlessness in the household.  People find that their kids dont’ show them them effects of the missing parent until they are old and out of the…

Meet the 16-year old Beyonce describing her future

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When most of us get a chance to see our favorite celebrities, it’s when they’re polished, successful and articulate.  We don’t often get to hear from them before the lights, the fame and the money. Beyonce is in rare form in this video, talking about staying humble and keeping God first in her life.  She talks about the haters that she has to sometimes deal with and what she is…

Expert tips on how to present your best credit profile

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Millions of Americans struggle because they don’t have the credit scores to do what they want, when they want.  A lack of access to cash can be both stressful and annoying.  But there are some ways that you can avoid these problems and also ways that you can turn a bad situation into a better one.  That’s what this video is all about. From Youtube: A shocking number of people…

Funny skit shows what happens to people who don’t like Beyonce

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Do you ever feel like Beyonce fever has taken over the entire world?  Other people feel the same way too.  This video, called The Beygency, makes a funny joke about what happens to people who don’t cheer for Beyonce.  A man starts off with a normal life, only to find that his friends and his country turn against him when they realize that he doesn’t like Beyonce that much. He…

Financial Lovemaking: Did bad relationship choices destroy Columbus Short’s career?

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Columbus Short was once a highly sought after superstar on the hit television show, “Scandal.”  Earning millions of dollars each year, he was at the peak of his career.  But this has been a rough year for Short, who has been caught in one awkward situation after another.   Short’s wife, Tanee McCall-Short, is now filing for divorce and also received a restraining order against him.  She says that he’s…

Tupac Uncensored And Uncut Prison Interview (full)

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Tupac Shakur is known as the greatest hip-hop artist of all time.  He was eclectic and varied in his tastes and had an interesting form of consciousness that underlied hardcore hip-hop beats. So, he appealed to the rugged and rough side of the genre while also serving the side of it that required a bit more thinking. This is an awesome interview with Pac from prison, and it’s the kind…

The Last Message- Malcolm X

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The death of Malcolm X was one of the great tragedies in American history.  It was one of those moments that could have been prevented, but the racial climate in the United States is one that was never designed for men like Malcolm to be safe and successful. This video is a chance to see Malcolm right before he died.  Do you ever wonder when or if we will get…