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Go To Post     #rp @aboriginal_american_faces Genealogy is king! Nobody can tell you who u are and where u came from when you know for fact. #1491Americans Link: My-UBL.org/Indigenous __ #Indigenous #IndigenousHistory #IndigenousPeople #NativeAmerican #BeforeColumbus #Melanin #MelaninRich #MelaninPoppin #MelaninOnFlerk #BlackGirlMagic #BlackGirlsRock #BlackHistory #BlackHistory365 #BlackFamily

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Go To Post     A preemptive state of emergency has been declared by #Louisville police before #AttorneyGeneral Daniel Cameron makes an announcement about #BreonnaTaylor’s case. Businesses downtown #Louisville board up windows and police restrict access. #rp @moorinformation #JusticeForBreonnaTaylor #SayHerName #BlackLivesMatter #BLM #BLMMovement #BreonnaTaylor #DefundThePolice #NoJusticeNoPeace#DefundThePolice #Amerikkka #PoliceCorruption #PoliceViolence #PoliceBrutality

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Go To Post     Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race (E-Book) Link: UnitedBlackLibrary.org/Racism award-winning journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge wrote about her frustration with the way that discussions of race and racism in Britain were being led by those who weren't affected by it. She posted a piece on her blog, entitled: 'Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race'. Her words hit a nerve. The post went viral and comments flooded in from others desperate to speak up about their own experiences. Galvanised by this clear hunger for open discussion, she decided to dig into the source...

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Go To Post     The Story of The Moors in Spain by Stanley Lane-Poole Link: UnitedBlackLibrary.org/Moors This scarce book was originally published in 1896. Its 301 pages contain 14 detailed chapters that cover the history of Islamic Spain. It is a comprehensive and informative look at the subject by an industrious and scrupulous author. Contents Include: The Last of the Goths; The Wave of Conquest; The People of Andalusia; A Young Pretender; The Christian Martyrs; The Great Khalif; The Holy War; The City of the Khalif; The Prime Minister; The Berbers in Power; My Cid the Challenger; The Kingdom of Granada; The...

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Go To Post     Mastering Bitcoin Unlocking Digital Cryptocurrencies by Andreas M. Antonopoulos (E-Book) Available today at UnitedBlackLibrary.org Mastering Bitcoin is essential reading for everyone interested in learning about bitcoin basics, the technical operation of bitcoin, or if you're building the next great bitcoin killer app or business. From using a bitcoin wallet to buy a cup of coffee, to running a bitcoin marketplace with hundreds of thousands of transactions, or collaboratively building new financial innovations that will transform our understanding of currency and credit, this book will help you engineer money. You're about to unlock the API to a new economy....

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Go To Post     How many of these books have you read or are planning on reading? #BookPhonFriday shoutout to @cashisgreen This look way cooler than a money phone! The real treasures in life are purchased with knowledge and understanding. A fool and his money will soon part ways. Grab the last 6 or 7 books you read or however many you can fit in your hand, and show us what you've been reading lately. #BOOKPHONECHALLENGE #appliedknowledgeispower #CASHrules

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Go To Post     Collective Courage: A History of African American Cooperative Economic Thought and Practice (E-Book) Link: My-UBL.org/Economics _____ In Collective Courage, Jessica Gordon Nembhard chronicles African American cooperative business ownership and its place in the movements for Black civil rights and economic equality. Not since W. E. B. Du Bois’s 1907 Economic Co-operation Among Negro Americans has there been a full-length, nationwide study of African American cooperatives. Collective Courage extends that story into the twenty-first century. Many of the players are well known in the history of the African American experience: Du Bois, A. Philip Randolph and the Ladies' Auxiliary...

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Go To Post     Essential Mathematics for Economics and Business, 4th Ed. (E-Textbook) UnitedBlackLibrary.org/Economics Now established as one of the leading introductory texts for students studying these subjects, this new edition combines a non-rigorous approach to the subject with applications in economics and business. Fundamental mathematical concepts are explained as simply and briefly as possible, using a wide selection of worked examples, graphs and real-world applications.

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Go To Post     Welfare Racism Playing the Race Card Against America's Poor by Kenneth Neubeck (E-Book) UnitedBlackLibrary.org. Link in bio. Welfare Racism analyzes the impact of racism on US welfare policy. Through historical and present-day analysis, the authors show how race-based attitudes, policy making, and administrative policies have long had a negative impact on public assistance programs. The book adds an important and controversial voice to the current welfare debates surrounding the recent legilation that abolished the AFDC.

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Go To Post     The Isis Papers: The Keys to the Colors by Dr Frances Cress Welsing (Paperback) Link: UnitedBlackLibrary.org/Paperbacks __ During the course of the struggle of African people against European racism , brutality and domination , many innovation thinkers have risen from our ranks . The greatest and most courageous scholars have devoted their lives to the pursuit of an explanation for the virtually inherent animosity most white people appear to have toward people of color. Rest In Power Dr Frances Cress Welsing Asè #drfrancescresswelsing #wap #thisisamerica #neverforget #psychologywarfare #decolonize #mentalslavery #blackpride #blackisbeautiful

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Go To Post     The Autobiography of Malcolm X as told by Alex Haley A testament of great emotional power, the book presents the Malcolm X that very few knew, the man behind the stereotyped firebrand - a sensitive, proud, highly intelligent man who passionately and lucidly articulated the struggle and the beliefs of African Americans in the 1960s. Cut short by the riddle of assassins' bullets, Malcolm X held the premonition that he would not live long enough to see this book appear. It is,in its dead level honesty, an established classic of modern America. 'The most important book I'll ever...

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Go To Post     Golden Age of The Moor By Ivan Van Sertima (E-Book) Direct link to this book is in our bio. UnitedBlackLibraryy.org/MustReads ___ Type: E-Book Pages: 242 This work examines the debt owed by Europe to the Moors for the Renaissance and the significant role played by the African in the Muslim invasions of the Iberian peninsula.

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Go To Post     Algorithms of Oppression; How Search Engines Reinforce Racism (E-Book) Run a Google search for “black girls”―what will you find? “Big Booty” and other sexually explicit terms are likely to come up as top search terms. But, if you type in “white girls,” the results are radically different. The suggested porn sites and un-moderated discussions about “why black women are so sassy” or “why black women are so angry” presents a disturbing portrait of black womanhood in modern society. In Algorithms of Oppression, Safiya Umoja Noble challenges the idea that search engines like Google offer an equal playing field...

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Go To Post     Click link in our bio for this book and related books. The Secret Relationship Between Blacks and Jews Vol. 2 (E-Book) Link: UnitedBlackBooks.org/AlternativeReading #BLM #BLMMovement #BlackLivesMatter #BlackLivesMatters #BlackCommunity #Amerikkka #BlackGenocide #blackhistory #BlackHistory365 #BlackLivesStillMatter #AllBlackLivesMatter

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Influential Black Leaders-Phillis Wheatley   After being kidnapped from West Africa and enslaved in Boston, Phillis Wheatley became the first African American and one of the first women to publish a book of poetry in the colonies in 1773.Who Was Phillis Wheatley?Poet Phillis Wheatley was brought to Boston, Massachusetts, on a slave ship in 1761 and was purchased by John Wheatley as a personal servant to his wife. The Wheatleys educated Phillis and she soon mastered Latin and Greek, going on to write highly acclaimed poetry. She published her first poem in 1767 and her first volume of verse, Poems...

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Black History, reparations, Tangibles2020, Tulsa Riots -

Tulsa Massacre Survivors Sue City Nearly 100 Years After Attack In 1921, white looters destroyed a prosperous Black business district and killed up to 300 people. In a lawsuit, survivors of the catastrophe and descendants of victims said the city and state needed to rectify the past. Tulsa, Okla., burning in 1921. On June 1 of that year, mobs of white residents attacked Black residents and Black-owned businesses in the Greenwood district.Credit...Library of Congress   Nearly 100 years after white mobs slaughtered Black residents and destroyed a prosperous Black business district in Tulsa, Okla., survivors of the massacre and descendants of the...

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BlackLives Matter, Civil Rights, Descrimination, Prison System, Pulitzer Prize, Race Riots, Racism, White Supremacy -

  Video of car hitting anti-racist protestors. Let there be no confusion: this was deliberate terrorism. My prayers with victims. Stay home. pic.twitter.com/MUOZs71Pf4 — Brennan Gilmore August 12, 2017   A man has been arrested and charged with murder after ramming his car into a group of people peacefully protesting against a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing one person and injuring 19 and causing a helicopter crash - also killing two.   Police said a 32-year-old woman had died and that they were attempting to notify her family before releasing more details. Col Martin Kumer, the superintendent of...

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Judge, New York, Sheila Abdus-Salaam -

"Those of us who loved Sheila and knew her well do not believe that these unfounded conclusions have any basis in reality." - Gregory Jacobs, Sheila Abdus-Salaam Husband, Minister at the Episcopal Diocese of Newark Sheila Abdus-Salaam, first black woman on New York state's highest court. US police are asking for the public's help as they try to track the movements of a pioneering judge before she was found dead in New York's Hudson River. Sheila Abdus-Salaam's body was found along the riverbank near her Manhattan home on April 12. She had been reported missing a day earlier. Two law...

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Fox News, Racism, White Supremacy -

Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images Bill O’Reilly might be out at Fox News, but the network’s legal problems are far from over. Seven more employees are expected to join the racial discrimination lawsuit filed against Fox News in late March. According to a source for the Daily Intelligencer, the plaintiffs’ lawyers will allege that the director of accounting at Fox, Tammy Efinger, did nothing when the former comptroller, Judy Slater, hurtled racist insults at employees. (Slater has already been fired.) In a letter to the network’s lawyers obtained by New York, the attorneys state: “Not once did Ms. Efinger step in...

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BlackLives Matter, Police Brutality, Sandra Bland -

 BREAKING: Texas Police Officer Turns On Union, EXPOSES Cover Up In Sandra Bland Death (DETAILS) Tuesday, a Texas law enforcement officer accused officials of covering up the events that led to the death of Sandra Bland last July after her arrest. In an interview with Huffington Post reporter, Michael McLaughlin, Prairie View police officer, Michael Kelley said that some portions of his initial incident report regarding Bland’s arrest were removed. The portions removed were those that gave an unflattering view of the police officer who arrested Bland. Kelly also stated that he was threatened for speaking out about what he witnessed...

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Barbara Lee, Nancy Pelosi, News, Politics -

After a group of House Democrats expressed their disappointment over the lack of representation of women of color in leadership positions in the party, some much-needed progress is now underway.  Following Rep. Barbara Lee’s narrow loss (10 votes to be exact) in the race for caucus chair this week, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has created […]

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#CivilRightsMovement, Bus, Civil Rights, December 1st, Featured, News, Rosa Parks -

On December 1st sixty-three years ago, Rosa Parks refused white bus driver James Blake’s order to give up her seat for a white passenger in 1955. Back then, the Alabama law required “Black passengers to relinquish their seats to whites whenever the ‘white section’ was full,” reports Politico.   After refusing to move to the “colored […]

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George M. Johnson, News, Top Stories, World AIDS Day -

I will never forget the day I was diagnosed. I was living in Richmond Virginia and working for my alma mater in the office of Student Accounts. I hadn’t been feeling well since my 25th birthday which had been a few weeks prior and deep inside I felt I knew what it was. Being a […]

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California music teacher, Marston Riley, News, Top Stories -

A California music teacher who was filmed punching a student was charged Friday with a misdemeanor, announced the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. Video footage shows a 14-year-old student verbally harassing and throwing a basketball ball at Marston Riley, 64, in his classroom at Maywood Academy High School. The video then shows Riley trading […]

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50 Cent, Entertainment, Kenneth “Supreme” McGriff., Marquise Jackson, Top Stories -

50 Cent has some harsh words for his estranged son Marquise Jackson. On Thursday, the 43-year-old rapper left a comment on Marquise’s Instagram photo that read: “If both these little n— got hit by a bus, I wouldn’t have a bad day.”   In the photo, Marquise was posing with the son of 50 Cent’s longtime […]

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Daniel Hernandez, Entertainment, Tekashi 6ix9ine, Top Stories, underaged sex video -

After pleading guilty to posting a video online of a 13-year-old girl performing a sex act, rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine, 22, is expected to be re-sentenced next week.  6ix9ine, whose real name is Daniel Hernandez, recently earned his first Top 5 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 with “Fefe” featuring Nicki Minaj and Murda Beatz. His debut […]

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Nicki Minaj is countersuing former stylist Maher Jridi, claiming that she doesn’t owe him a penny. The “Barbie Dreams” rapper is countersuing for $12,000 plus legal fees, according to new legal documents obtained by TMZ.  Jridi, who served as Nicki’s stylist in 2017 and during Paris Fashion Week, has filed a lawsuit against the 35-year-old, accusing her […]

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He served as Vice President of the United States for two terms under Ronald Reagan prior to serving one term as President of the United States. He saw his son and namesake rise to the office of the president and serve two terms. George Herbert Walker Bush died Friday at 10:10 p.m. CST. He was 94.

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Being Mary Jane, CW, Entertainment, Girlfriends, lack Lightning, Love Is, Mara Brock Akil, News, Oprah Winfrey Network, OWN, Salim Akil, Television, Warner Bros -

Salim Akil, co-creator of OWN’s hit series, Love Is, has been sued by a woman who claims to have had a 10-year-relationship with the Black Lightning showrunner. Amber Dixon Brennan filed a lawsuit against Akil earlier this week that accuses him of repeated “non-consensual assault and battery.” The court documents reveal that Brennan contends she […]

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For quite some time now, my love for Rihanna has been the most selfless feeling I’ve harbored. I understand that you, dear reader, may feel the same.

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