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Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior is a black Brazilian soccer layer who does not identify himself as a Black person. www.blacklikemoi.com

Black Brazilian Soccer Player Denies Being a Victim of Racism Despite Bananas Being Thrown at Him

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Reported by April V. Taylor After a series of racist incidents targeting black soccer players, many of whom are Brazilian, Brazil’s president Dilma Rousseff labeled this years World Cup the “anti-racism World Cup.”  As recently reported by The Root, when one takes a closer look, race has a much more complex existence in Brazil. Outside of Africa, Brazil has the largest population of people of African descent.  In addition, Brazil…

Lupe Fiasco Doesn’t Think Being a Black President Is That Big of a Deal

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Hip-hop artist Lupe Fiasco is one of the most outspoken musicians of his era and in an interview with Katie Couric, he admits that he’s paid a price for it. Appearing on Katie Couric World 3.0, Fiasco admitted that many people in the industry turned their backs on him once he called President Obama a terrοrist in 2011. “I was immediately blackballed,” Fiasco told Couric. “I lost a lot of…

Was Bob Marley killed by the CIA? Young, healthy men don’t usually die of cancer

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Bob Marley is known as one of the most influential figures of the 20th century.   More than just a musician, over the course of his career, Marley became a moral and religious figure.   Born in Jamaica,he moved to Kingston at the age of 14, and in 1963, he formed the Wailers with Peter Tosh, Bunny Livingston, Junior Braithwaite, and Beverly Kelso.  Their first single “Simmer Down” became one…

The Ethiopian Suri Tribe defines beauty based upon the size of a womans lip plate. www.blacklikemoi.com

Women In African Tribe Protest Painful ‘Lip Plate’ Beautification Process

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Reported by Barry Burch Jr. The phrase “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” typically means that beauty is unique to the person viewing it.  However, beauty may also be interconnected with geography.  While rather skinny women may grace our magazines in America, a rather plump one would have all the guys chasing after them in China. Very similarly, women in America with flawless faces are usually put on…

Dr Umar Abdullah Johnson “KILL THE N*GGER SO THE AFRICA CAN BE REBORN

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We know that Dr. Umar Johnson just doesn’t play.  He doesn’t care about what you think is politically correct.  He isn’t trying to cater to the liberals who expect black people to just go along with the program.  Dr. Johnson has his own beliefs and his own way of caring about black people, whether you like it or not. He doesn’t have a lot of friends in the Democratic or…

‘Akon Lighting Africa’ Campaign To Bring Electricity To Millions

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By Lechette Walker The voice of Akon is making a brilliant aim by introducing a campaign that could change the world. The multi- genre talented singer has ambitiously embraced the challenge of improving the lives of over one million people in Africa. The five-time Grammy Nominated, Akon’s campaign name is called “Akon Lighting Africa.” The campaign is geared toward promoting the energy sustainability and sufficiency throughout the continent with the…

Tyra Banks Takes Her Brand To Africa

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By Connie K. Grier Lights, Camera, Action…Click, Click, SNAP! The sounds preceding the entrance of beauty Tyra Banks, former model, has capitalized on the highs, lows joys and heartbreaks associated with being in the modeling interesting.  According to the news vehicle EuroWeb, Tyra will be launching the Next Top Model in Africa series in Africa. “ It’s about time someone recognizes the beautiful women overflowing in Africa,” stated Britney Walker, writer…

5 African Kings and Queens Well-Worth Making Movies About

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by Barry Burch Jr. Nick Cannon took the words out of the mouths of many when he voiced his opinion about the lack of movies geared towards uplifting black people.  Why is there not more Black films based on the Great African Kings and Queens of which there are many, he questioned. Your Black World agrees with the actor’s sentiments.  Here is a list of 5 prominent African Kings and…

Nelson Mandela’s Funeral Set To Broadcast Around The World December 15th

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By: Britt L The world is still mourning the death of South African leader and philanthropist Nelson Mandela, who died Thursday at the age of 95. Memories, photographs, and the outpouring of love hasn’t stopped since the reports of the Nobel Peace Prize winner’s death. Nelson Mandela will be buried in a state funeral on Sunday, December 15. President Jacob Zuma confirmed Friday that Mandela will be laid to rest…

South Africans Embrace “Mandela” Critics Cry Propoganda

South Africans Embrace “Mandela” Critics Cry Propoganda

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by Greg B. According to Reuters the recent release of the film Mandela in South Africa has an expected warm and cold acceptance. “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”, which stars Idris Elba opened in South Africa with high emotions and critics not pleased with the facts in the movie. The film which is two hours long, attempts to capture 60 years of the freedom fighter’s life, including 27 years in…

Idris Elba Plays Convincing Role in “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”

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By Lillian Armstead The actor Idris Elba who is playing the role of Nelson Mandela in the movie “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” spent countless hours studying video footage and rehearsing scripts to understand the mind, mannerism and speech of the 95 year old Nelson Mandela. Elba was convinced that he could transform himself into the former South African leader during the six months of filming in South Africa. Not…

President Obama is Showing Mandela Film at the White House

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President Barack Obama is having an exclusive and special screening of The Weinstein Co. movie  “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” at the White House on Nov. 7th. The highly anticipated film follows the life and times of well-respected Nelson Mandela through his early years, coming of age, getting his education, 27 torturous years in prison, as well as when he became president and helped to rebuild Africa in many ways….

Zimbabwe President Opens a “Blacks Only” Stock Exchange?

Zimbabwe President Opens a “Blacks Only” Stock Exchange?

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Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe is probably one of the most controversial leaders in the world.  He is determined to make everything black-owned, even if by force.  Is this fair to those who are having their assets taken?  Some say “no,” but others point to years of colonialism, where whites were the ones going to Africa and taking things for themselves.  His new economic plans are considered to be harmful to…

Ryan Coogler

Young African-American Male Film Director Gets Major Recognition

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Unless you’re an “industry insider” within the entertainment industry, you’ve probably never heard of Ryan Coogler before. He’s a 26-year-old film director who has acquired recognition at the reputable Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France. His first feature movie, “Fruitvale Station”, featuring in Cannes’ “Un Certain Regard” competition, touches on a tragic true-life story that occurred in his native San Francisco. The film recounts the 24 hours leading up to…

Great Black History:  Mark Dean is a Founding Father of Computer Science Theory

Great Black History: Mark Dean is a Founding Father of Computer Science Theory

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If you’ve ever used a computer, you should probably know about Mark E. Dean.  Dean is an inventor who led the team that developed the ISA bus, an important part of the modern PC.  He also led the team that designed the first one gigahertz computer processor chip and played a key role in the creation of the computer keyboard. Dean holds three of IBM’s original nine PC patents.  He…