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How can we have a happy 4th of July, stand for a pledge and harmonize to an anthem for a country that has always counted our bodies, but never our lives?

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Black Americans already tend to lag behind whites economically, and a new report shows their […]

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The recent snafu of leaked email exchanges between Sony executives Amy Pascal and Scott Rudin […]

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America’s history of economic exploitation is still taking a major toll on Black Americans who […]

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OPINION - The idea that the nation’s first black president is not the representative of all black people should not surprise anyone...

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theGRIO REPORT - In a recent interview with Black Enterprise magazine, President Barack Obama bristled at criticism that he has received, from some circles, about his supposed lack of action on behalf of black businesses...

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