School apologises after children perform Black History Month poem in blackface masks | The Independent

A school in Atlanta has apologised after children performed a poem for Black History Month in blackface masks.

Pupils at Kindezi Old Fourth Ward Charter School recited Paul Laurence Dunbar’s 1896 poem “We Wear The Mask” while wearing black masks with exaggerated red lips and white eyes. Continue reading

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Former NFL Star Martellus Bennett Publishes Book that Encourages Black


This is very dope…. but dude been on good ish for a while hence why he is out the NFL…

Former NFL tight end Martellus Bennett is on a mission to inspire young Black boys to dream beyond the narrative they see of themselves in media.

Following the shooting deaths of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling more than two years ago, Bennett penned a poem titled “Dear Black Boy” that specifically addressed young Black kids today who are unable to escape the images of trauma that is imposed on them. Continue reading

R. Kelly debate: victim vs victimizer

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In this first episode of the new year, and our first episode cutting ties with our former studio, we dive into the R. Kelly debate & Lord Jamar asks when is a “VICTIM” held responsible for their actions.

 

via R. Kelly debate: victim vs victimizer – YouTube

Undefeated black team banned from youth football playoffs for ‘no reason’ after enduring season of racial slurs

A predominantly black youth football team in Maryland was thrown out of its league and banned from the playoffs without being given a reason, reports Fox Baltimore.

The Reisterstown Mustangs went undefeated in the Carroll County Youth Football and Cheer league, but after the season concluded, and before the playoffs, they were sent a letter saying they had been thrown out of the league and would not be allowed in the playoffs. Continue reading

“Why Was Black Generation X Fatherless?: A Brief Statement On Why Many Black Men “Left” the Family In The 1970s” by T. Hasan Johnson, Ph.D. – Black Masculinism and New Black Masculinities

Great read….If I had not met my wife, I most def would have retired from dating, which I kind of did in a lot of ways….. divide and conquer is working…

I have known pissed off Black men all my life. The permanent scowl I saw them wear taught me much, but it wasn’t until young adulthood that I found out the plethora of reasons why they—no, WE—wore it. In a short period of time between the 1960s and 1970s, the following policies became ensconced in law, dramatically changing reality for Black males nationally. Continue reading

Video Shows Chicago Cop Shooting Unarmed Black Autistic Teen

Chicago’s finest…. smmfh Doesn’t surprise me one bit… but please “black” people, stop calling the police for help when they only wanna kill us…

Surveillance video shows an off-duty Chicago police officer shooting and wounding an unarmed autistic black teenager in an incident the police department had described as an armed confrontation. Continue reading

An Alabama Prosecutor Locked Up 4 Black Teens For A Murder They Didn’t Commit. Now He’s Trying 2 More. – The Appeal

In the US, you don't have to kill to be a murderer - BBC News

You know what his agenda is…

Two teenagers are facing life without parole sentences for capital murder, though it’s not clear they pulled the trigger.
On the morning of May 21, 2016, 56-year-old John Michael Taylor was found lying on the side of a road next to a convenience store. When police came, he allegedly told them that three men had forced him into their car, robbed him, and shot him behind the store. He died as a result of a single gunshot wound. Continue reading