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BET Refused to Let Blogger B. Scott Wear Heels at Awards Show

It’s not the BET Awards if something horrible didn’t pop off, right? Well, blogger B. Scott, who hosted the BET Awards red carpet last night, has confirmed that the network refused to let him wear high heels.

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New Report Sheds Light on Police Harassment of Transgender Women of Color

An article in The Village Voice is helping to bring light a report that unveils some alarming statistics about the police harassment of transgender people of color.

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Candice Glover Wins American Idol

By BYP @blackyouthproj 9:54 am May 17, 2013 23 year-old soul powerhouse Candice Glover was crowned the winner of American Idol last night. Glover is the first woman – and the first black woman – to win since Jordin Sparks in 2007. From NewsOne: The booming 23-year-old R&B vocalist from St. Helena Island, S.C., won […]

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REPORT: Black Women Hit HARDEST By Gender Wage Gap

On average, women make only 77 cents for every dollar paid to men. The disparity is much worse for women of color. Black women make only 70 cents for every dollar paid to men, and just 64 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

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REPORT: Black Gay Youth Face Unique Challenges Coming Out To Families

Black gay youth face a unique set of challenges in coming out to family and friends, according to a recent study. How can we do a better job of affirming and supporting black gay youth?

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The 19 Major House Committee Chairs for the Next Congress Are ALL White Men

Yesterday John Boehner announced the 19 House Committee Chairs for the next Congress.All of them are white men. Will the GOP ever take seriously their inability to connect with women and minorities?

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Rhythm, Blue, Social Disorder

By Keantre Malone 6:08 pm September 25, 2012 httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3cFVlKO8gA&feature=fvst The conscious humyn evaluates and integrates various influences of  style regardless of race, gender or and social divisions. If “male” has a significance, you could receive the conscious male and his personality as influenced by Sade or Nina Simone. He, or better the humyn, could express […]

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Marissa Alexander DENIED New Trial; Still Faces 20 Years in Prison for ‘Standing Her Ground’

According to Loop 21, abused wife and mother Marissa Alexander has been denied a new trial, and thus still faces 20 years in prison. Alexander stood her ground against an abusive husband. But unlike George Zimmerman, the “Stand Your Ground” law didn’t protect her.

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Marissa Alexander Faces 20 Years in Prison; Why Did ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law Fail Her?

The “Stand Your Ground” law was used to justify the decision of Sanford Police to let George Zimmerman free without charge.But why didn’t it protect Marissa Alexander, a wife and mother of three who stood her ground against an abusive husband, and now faces 20 years in prison?

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Style Wars: Not Graffiti But Hipster Takeover

By Keantre Malone 2:00 pm April 10, 2012 Style, or the way we construct our dress, seems capable to achieve political goals—equal to the power of protests. Speaking from experience, I did not know that my clothes upset the authority figures. Since my professor claimed that I was funny-looking last night, I’ve found a complement […]

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