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South African activist Winne Mandela dies at age 81

April 2, 2018 - 
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the ex-wife of former South African president Nelson Mandela, passed away today at age 81. A statement released by the family reads that she had “died after a long illness, for which she had been in and out of hospital since the start of the year. She succumbed peacefully in the early hours of Monday afternoon surrounded by her family and love... Read more

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Travel to Cuba is getting popular again!

April 4, 2018 - On Friday, the U.S. Department of Transportation tentatively awarded a slew of U.S.-Havana routes to five major airlines from several cities in the country, including Miami and Fort Lauderdale. The proposed schedule is open for public comment and will likely be finalized later this month. The new flights were awarded after a number of carriers reduced service to the island last year... Read more

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Onyx Magazine 2018 Edition Angela Suggs, President & CEO

April 4, 2018 - Click here to purchase ONYX MAGAZINE's digital featuring Angela Suggs and the Class of 2018 Women on the Move.... Read more

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Check out trailer for fashion guru Andre Leon Talley documentary

April 9, 2018 - 
Andre Leon Talley is giving good face and giving up all the goods about owning your fabulousness in the new documentary about the fashion guru’s life called, The Gospel According to Andre.
The new film is set to be leased May 25, reports ShadowandAct. It shows Talley and his over-the-top persona at his best, dishing out life advice and fashion insid... Read more

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Spring Makeup? Kerry Washington Curates New Palletes for Neutrogena

April 10, 2018 - 
Here’s a not-so-Scandalous approach to easy spring makeup: Longtime Neutrogena campaign star Kerry Washington has applied her ever-tasteful eye to a pair of spring palettes for the dermatologist-recommended brand. 
Offering five neutral, smudge-proof shades for eyes promising to last up to 12 hours (thanks to built-in primer) and three shades for f... Read more

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The Revolution Will Not Be Pathologized!

April 23, 2018 - 
BY Kayla Nembhard
What does “healing” look like? What are we truly even healing from? What have we been told we need to heal from? If you have engaged in it, has this so-called healing process felt like a whole or complete one? And, even if it has been a fulfilling process, then what? What comes after such a revolution? Even as a psychotherapist, I can... Read more

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Meek Mill released from prison, vows to help wrongly convicted inmates

April 27, 2018 - 
Meek Mill is a free man.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court released the hip-hop artist from prison Tuesday after he served five months for parole violation. Mill, whose real name is Robert Rihmeek Williams, had originally been sentenced to serve two to four years.
“While the past five months have been a nightmare, the prayers, visits, calls, letters and rallies have hel... Read more

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Black men arrested at Starbucks settle with Philadelphia for $1 each, plus $200K for youth

May 5, 2018 - 
Two black men arrested for sitting at a Philadelphia Starbucks without ordering anything settled with the city Wednesday for a symbolic $1 each and a promise from officials to set up a $200,000 program for young entrepreneurs. The men and their lawyer told The Associated Press the settlement was an effort to make sure something positive came out of the incident.
"We ... Read more

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Free Film Showing, "Flesh and Blood"

Watch https://youtu.be/owb0FH90Ugw. The Trailer 
Please join Refuge Ministries of Tampa Bay International and Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign as we show this amazing film about Cheri Honkala, her Family and the Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign. It will take place at 6pm Saturday, May 5th at Good Samaritan Church in Pinellas Park, Fl. We will also view s... Read more

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Reconstruction Didn't Fail. It Was Overthrown

May 9, 2018 - During the Reconstruction era that followed the American Civil War, the reunification of the nation and major gains in equality for African Americans progressed even as the population split in new and enduring ways. When the period came to a bitter end, many of its gains were erased. But, in this excerpt from the new book Reconstruction: A Concise History, historian&nbs... Read more