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Most of the United States set their clocks back an hour this past weekend to mark the end of Daylight Savings Time, an invention the white man (no, really, also the first sentence of that article is some pure bullshit) created to apparently save the daylight for the evenings, which to be clear, is nowhere near as…

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There has never been a time in American history when they haven’t used violent force to scare, bully, intimate, injure, maim, disfigure, and murder.

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John McCain was a white American man, whose whiteness and Americanness and maleness were his most prominent and predictable characteristics. He was also considered to be a hero. Barack Obama spoke on McCain’s “courage to put the greater good above our own.” Joe Biden remarked that McCain’s life was “proof that some…

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Today BlacKkKlansman opens in theaters nationwide on the one-year anniversary of arguably America’s ugliest day of 2017: Charlottesville’s “Unite the Right” rally. A weekend last summer when hatred spilled out onto the streets, blood stained the pavement and the country’s newly elected President, who promised to represent all people, failed to unite the nation. While Director […]

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#BlackLivesMatter, America, Austin Texas, Bombing, Explosion, markanthonyconditt, Newark, newjersey, News, preacher, prodgy, sacramentopolice, sayhisname, stephonclark -

Today on The Download for March 21st: The Austin bomber is dead. Mark Anthony Conditt, 24, blew himself up with a bomb after police closed in on him on Wednesday. Authorities are unsure if he acted alone and are concerned that there may be other packages out there. While some media outlets have focused on […]

The post The Download | March 21: Austin, Texas bomber is dead + Unarmed black man murdered + 7 year old preacher wows in Newark appeared first on theGrio.

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#SouthWest, African-American Wealth, America, Austin Texas, Black Boys, Bruno Mars, Cultural Appropriation, Economics, Entertainment, Explosion, News, Stevie Wonder, Top Stories, Wage Disparity -

Today on #theDownload: There was a fourth explosion Sunday night, in Southwest, Texas, injuring two young men in their twenties. The Austin Chief Police told reporters that it is possible the explosion “was activated by someone who used a tripwire either handling, kicking or coming in contact with a tripwire that activated the device.” The investigation […]

The post The Download | March 19: Fourth Texas bombing + New study on wealth disparity between black and white boys + Stevie Wonder defends Bruno Mars appeared first on theGrio.

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Patrisse Khan-Cullors says she co-founded the “Black Lives Matter” movement out of love. But in a country plagued by longtime tension between law enforcement officers and communities of color, the killing of unarmed black civilians, and murders of police officers by radical individuals, her intent would eventually get distorted. “Black folks have always been considered […]

The post Patrisse Cullors says politicians labeled ‘Black Lives Matter’ a terrorist group- and it’s what always happens to black activists appeared first on theGrio.

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Amazon, America, companies, Dove, H&M, News, Opinion, Qiaobi, Racism, Shea Moisture, Wycon -

Here's a short "greatest hits" of some of the corporate world's most recent racist offenders.

The post 6 Brands that won gold in the Racism Olympics appeared first on theGrio.

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A survey by the Pew Research Center shows the world's opinion of the U.S. and its president's ability to lead has been plummeting since Trump took office.

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#BlackGirlMagic, America, Cops, Gold, History Maker, News, Olympian, Police Brutality, Simone Manuel, USA -

Simone Manuel is officially in the history books after winning the Women’s 100m Freestyle in Rio.  She is the first African-American to win the gold medal in an individual Olympic swimming event and with it, she used her platform to acknowledge police brutality in America. “It means a lot, especially with what is going on in the world today, some […]

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Alix Idrache, America, Haiti, Inspiration, Military, News, West Point -

On Saturday, 2nd Lt. Alix Schoelcher Idrache experienced a moment he would never forget.  During his commencement ceremony at West Point, Idrache was overwhelmed thinking about how far he’d come and began to cry. A photographer captured the special moment and the image has since gone viral. Idrache immigrated to the United States from Haiti in 2009 […]

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I’ve heard Republicans and Democrats, Black people, white people and everyone in between talk about […]

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  “American” Cowboy Culture Historically, North Africans have been notoriously known for cattle raising. This […]

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Contrary to what most school children are taught, Columbus didn’t discover America, because there were […]

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Black People Were Better Off in America Many historians have argued that slavery somehow saved […]

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Americans hoping to jet down to Cuba could soon have the option of going by […]

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The United States Congress defines a hate crime as a “criminal offense against a person […]

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America, Chris Rock, Editor's Picks, inequality, News Video, Racial Inequality, racial inequality in america, Video -

Comedian Chris Rock gives a dynamic never-before-heard perspective about Black people who have achieved success […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo, considered the world’s top soccer player, was not much of a factor in […]

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