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Oh, Papa John, you’re out as chairman of the board of your own pizza company because you wanted to hearken back to a gentler time, a more simple time, a more racist time. But, fortunately for the rest of us, Papa John learned like many others in his position — you can and will get […]

We’ve got your black history facts every day, all month long. Here’s a few to get you through the weekend. On February 2, 1897, Alfred L. Cralle invented and patented the ice cream scoop at the age of 30. In 1915, Ernest Just, a science and academic writer and biologist, was named “Scientist of the […]

What happens to a society when one day the government decides what its citizens can and can’t say? What about if this government decides how “the people” can speak up and speak out against injustices and unfairness? What if it just involves one entity or one group and where it doesn’t seem to make a […]

The main problem with the Colin Kaepernick story is it goes against the grain of everything that is supposed to be right, fair and just in this country. When you have the beleaguered NFL, who is hell-bent on revamping its image after year after year of scandals involving players accused and convicted of any and […]

Using their bodies and voices for instruments of change, black women from several organizations chained themselves together and blocked streets in Chicago that disrupted NFL draft activities. Taking style cues from Beyoncé’s “Formation” video, the ladies were decked out in black berets and black jackets to protest yet another officer-involved shooting and cuts to Chicago’s […]


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