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Empowerment Begins With Critical Thinking By Demetrius Dillard

In various communities throughout the world, the capacity and ability to critically think is admired as one of the most valuable skills one can...

Black People, Let’s Be More Exploratory with Our Thinking By Tiffani Jones

Black folks… We are resilient. We are resourceful. We ain’t never afraid. We exude self-confidence and love. And, as the children say, we are...

Cut FDA Red Tape So Doctors Can Better Treat Patients By Peter J. Pitts

Doctors often fail to treat their patients with the most effective medicines -- but it's not their fault. Is an outdated FDA regulation to...

NAACP President and Muslim Pioneer

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Happy Sperm Donor Day By Aysha Bee

I suppose I'm a bit different than the average Black woman on Father's Day. Because I'm just unimpressed; and with Black fathers, to be...

Ripp Dem Up: Melania Trump Ain’t No Michelle Obama

  Melania Trump set the Republican National Convention on fire with her speech in Cleveland last night. It didn't stop there, however. Her speech managed...

Why is Bernie Sanders Struggling to Win Over Black Voters?

Cross-posted from Intersection of Madness & Reality Because I’ll always be as real as the bumps on the back of Forrest Whitaker’s neck, I’m just...

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Dear Depression, For the last decade or less, we’ve been in a toxic relationship. Having you in my life made me feel weak and useless...

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Dear Superwoman Society by Dayeshell Muhammad

Dear Superwoman Society, I am writing to you on behalf of nineteen women whom I personally know and have recently made members of the Superwoman...