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Councilmember Donovan Richards March 16th, 2019.
A new bill to be introduced Thursday would bar the NYPD from collecting DNA samples from children without consent from a parent or guardian.
City Councilmembers Donovan Richards and Diana Ayala are expected to introduce the bill on Thursday afternoon in a move advocates call a step forward in ending "genetic stop and frisk" targeting Black and brown New Yorkers. …Continue
Snoop Dogg wants you to drop it like it’s hot — your ballot at your nearest official election drop box, that is. In a new ad entitled “Drop It In The Box!,” released in partnership with the Democratic National Convention, the rapper showcases how voters can conveniently drop off their ballots at their chosen location leading up to the Nov. 3 election.
Set to the tune of his iconic “Drop It Like It’s…Continue
Many overtly racist White people are willing and able to overlook Donald Trump’s and the RNC’s racism to support his presidency because the White Pied Piper checks all the boxes of their inner Whiteness. But there are a significant number of…Continue
The social network’s tone has long reflected corporate America: staid, monolithic, white. Now Black users are speaking up — and saying the site is limiting their voice.
One day in September, Elizabeth Leiba opened the LinkedIn app and saw a post by Aaisha Joseph, a diversity consultant with nearly 16,000 followers on the platform.
“Ima need #companies to stop sending their dedicated House Negros to ‘deal…Continue
Anniversary of the 19th Amendment: Unpacking the Legacy | August 2020 Cover
To mark the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, The Uncounted is a series that elevates the stories of women of color who have been disenfranchised and often written out of history.
Cowds of people were gathered outside the glass doors of the Kentucky Exposition Center in the summer heat, banging on the locked…Continue
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Our lived experiences are not interchangeable.
The convenient catchall “women of color” (WOC) is an easy descriptor in a world obsessed with shorthand and acronyms. But, as Black women, we stiffen. The…
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Joe Biden video screenshot)
The DNC claims to represent black Americans, but when it comes time to pick a black candidate, they pick a first-generation Kenyan-American or Indian-American with no connection to black-American history. Did they think no one would…
Office of the New York Attorney General New York Attorney General Letitia James announced a lawsuit against the National Rifle Association on Aug. 6, seeking to dissolve the organization.
New York Attorney General Letitia James announced on Thursday that she…
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Being black in America is one hell of an experience that white people, definitely would not trade. Being black in America means automatically to be feared as “America’s Boogeyman”. Being black in America means that you will have to give your children, very unique “talks” (that…Continue
The COVID tests being rolled out around the world, roughly in line with 1-3-30 plan of the Rockefeller Foundation, are the main focus of this current phase of Operation Coronavirus. The more people tested, the more positive…Continue
Nat Love, aka Deadwood Dick.
During Black History Month, I noticed a tweet go viral that pointed out how one in four cowboys were Black. No offense, y’all, but I thought this was common knowledge. Guess not.
So, to mark this …Continue
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Mary Jackson (NASA)
WASHINGTON — NASA announced Wednesday that the agency will name its D.C. headquarters building after “Hidden Figure” Mary W. Jackson. She was the first Black…Continue
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It hasn’t even been a week yet — and already White women are being positioned in the narrative that centered around how Black women are relentlessly demeaned and degraded with the systemic comparisons to primates.
Former first lady Michelle Obama was subjected to that treatment throughout her term and the recent attack from comedian Roseanne Barr — which she wildly blames on her dependency on Ambien — has resulted in the loss of her highly-rated show on…Continue
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Veteran South African filmmaker Anant Singh has penned an open letter comparing the problems of racism within his own country with the killings of George Floyd and Rayshard Brooks at the hands of police in the U.S.
The letter, which he calls “All Lives Matter, Especially Black Lives,” is published on the 44th anniversary of the Soweto uprising, in which 69 people were killed by…
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