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‘Around The Way’ iPhone App Helps Consumers Find Black-Owned Businesses

Black Christmas? There’s an app for that. A company called Around The Way, which is the fruit of a partnership between two companies located in New York and Washington, D.C., has created a mobile phone app that will help consumers find black-owned establishments.

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Don’t Sleep on BET’s Don’t Sleep

While I’m excited about the fact that a network created particularly for Black America is taking a stance and focusing on analyzing and potentially solving Black issues, I’m bothered because I feel the network is afraid to bring this program in with full-force.

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Racist, Sexist Signs Posted Around UCLA Call Asian Women ‘White Boy-Worshipping Whores’

UCLA is investigating a series of racist, sexist signs recently posted around their campus. One sign said “asian women R Honkie white-boy worshipping Whores,” and was attached to a Vietnamese Student Union poster. Another disgusting statement – “Asian Women are White-Boy Worshipping Sluts” – was found written on a bathroom wall.

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Walmart, A Poor Persons Struggle and Black Friday Labor Protests

In light of the recent protest at Walmart last black Friday. I think it is appropriate to revisit the Walmart debate. If there is ever a battle between big business and everyday citizens struggling for their labor rights, I will always be on the side of those who are struggling for a better life. As […]

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UN Recognizes State of Palestine, Despite U.S. Objections

The United Nations have voted by a more than two-thirds majority to recognize the state of Palestine, despite objections from the U.S.

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NYC Fast Food Workers Strike; Demand Higher Wages and Unionization

Fast food workers at various NYC restaurants walked off the job today, protesting low wages and backlash against efforts to unionize. This is tthe biggest effort to unionize fast food employees ever in the U.S.

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Stevie Wonder Cancels Concert Benefiting Israeli Military

After receiving thousands of messages pressuring him to reconsider, Stevie Wonder will cancel a performance during a gala that would have benefited Israel’s military. Was this the right decision? Should Stevie Wonder have even agreed to perform in the first place?

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Two U. of Minnesota Students Spark Outrage With Wildly Racist Rant in Blackface

A racist video made by two University of Minnesota Duluth students has sparked outrage. The two young women wear black face and engage in a wildly racist rant. Will white people ever stop filming/photoing themselves in blackface? Should these girls face expulsion?

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HILARIOUS! Check Out “Africa for Norway”

“Africa for Norway” is a hilarious music video chronicling Africans donating their radiators to the European country. The clip not only makes us laugh, but compels us to consider stereotypical images of Africa, poverty, and aid. Check it out after the jump!

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Michael Dunn’s Lawyer: Jordan Davis Is No Trayvon Martin; ‘Stand Your Ground’ Defense A Possibility

Yesterday we told you about the shooting of 17 year-old Jordan Davis, who was gunned down in an SUV by 45 year-old Michael Dunn after an argument about loud music. Dunn’s attorney says this case is nothing like Trayvon Martin, and that Dunn is no vigilante. What do you think?

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