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Black Man In A White Coat

Thought Matters | Posted 09.12.2016 | Black Voices
Thought Matters

Dr. Gale, our professor, headed in my direction. Ordinarily, he didn't socialize with students, so I expected him to walk past without acknowledgment. Instead, he stopped directly in front of me. "Are you here to fix the lights?" he asked.

Historically Black Colleges & Universities Alum Impact the World of Tennis

Louis Bolling | Posted 08.29.2016 | Education
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Louis Bolling

Williams, her sister, Venus, and several touring professional tennis players of color are standing on the shoulders of giants. Many of those giants call HBCUs and MSIs their home. Here's a list of some of those that have and continue to impact the world of tennis.  

This Group Is Connecting Black Travelers And Shattering Stereotypes

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 08.24.2016 | Black Voices

Travel has usually been seen as a luxury that black people just don’t ― or can’t ― have but one collective, Nomadness Travel Tribe, is working...

What The Cancellation Of 'The Nightly Show' Tells Us About Failing While Ethnic

Ranier Maningding | Posted 08.18.2016 | Black Voices
Ranier Maningding

People of color get a few tries and if they fail, whether the reasons are inside or out of their control, they and EVERY person of color must suffer. Every person of color is shut out of an opportunity because a few pioneers couldn't wade in a white industry designed for the success of white applicants.

The World Is Yours

Tiffany Griffin | Posted 08.10.2016 | Black Voices
Tiffany Griffin

Black America (and many other groups in America) counts the hours, minutes, seconds, and milliseconds that fear-laden behaviors such as reporting a man listening to Nas doesn't morph into an act that strips us away from this world that is supposed to be ours just like everyone else's.

7 Ways To Decorate With Matte Black

Architectural Digest | Posted 07.29.2016 | HuffPost Home
Architectural Digest

For Architectural Digest, by HADLEY KELLER. The fashion set’s go-to color choice is finally making an appearance at home. While simple black has alw...

4 Ways I've Been A Jerk About Race In America

Laura A Boggs | Posted 07.26.2016 | Politics
Laura A Boggs

We like to deny there's an issue with profiling or racism or discrimination or whatever you want to call it in this country. That's the equivalent of There, there, it's all in your head, dear.

The Real Reason White People Say 'All Lives Matter'

John Halstead | Posted 07.28.2016 | Religion
John Halstead

Dear fellow white people, let's have an honest talk about why we say "All Lives Matter." First of all, notice that no one was saying "All Lives Matter" before people started saying "Black Lives Matter." Apparently, something about the statement "Black Lives Matter" makes us uncomfortable. Why is that?

The Super Trump Card

David Dent | Posted 07.22.2016 | Politics
David Dent

Mr. President, I hope you are right . I will lean on your words and hope that the America you know will prevail in one of its biggest challenges to come in November.

Doll Creator Shuts Down Suggestion That Her Dolls Are 'Too Dark'

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.22.2016 | Black Voices

Diversity has played a huge ― and necessary ― role in the doll industry this year. Toy creators, like Mala Bryan who created an Afro-Caribbean ins...

John Leguizamo Points Out The Hypocrisy Of Minorities Having To Assimilate

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 07.19.2016 | Latino Voices

John Leguizamo knows that achieving cultural and racial harmony in the U.S. is a two-way street. The 51-year-old actor spoke about how unfair it is t...

8,000 People Open Accounts At Black-Owned Bank In Atlanta

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.18.2016 | Black Voices

In the weeks following the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, more and more influencers, like Solange and Killer Mike, have started to #Ba...

Black Parents In Baton Rouge On How They're Talking To Kids About Police Brutality

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.18.2016 | Black Voices

Former New York City Mayor Rudi Giuliani faced backlash last Sunday when he said black parents need to “teach their children to be respectful to pol...

Stop Saying Black People Are More Homophobic Than Others

Ernest Owens | Posted 07.14.2016 | Queer Voices
Ernest Owens

No, the black community isn't more grotesquely homophobic than every other racial group in America -- culture has just selectively exploited the problem.

When Do We Begin To Truly Live?

Ursula Nwobu | Posted 07.12.2016 | Crime
Ursula Nwobu

It's been an emotional couple of days for the United States citizens, especially for the black community. Protests are being held in solidarity to black lives and with strong request for justice to be served.

'Letters For Black Lives' Shows Support To Black Lives In Every Language

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 07.12.2016 | Black Voices

The time for a global conversation about Black Lives Matter is now. What began as a Google document on July 7, “Letters for Black Lives” has evolv...

America: We Are Never, Ever, Ever, Ever Getting Back Together

Matthew Bailey | Posted 07.11.2016 | Chicago
Matthew Bailey

I'm embarrassed. I'm sick. I'm an ashamed American with a black son. I have an almost indescribable feeling in my stomach. I want to force myself to p...

5 Self-Care Practices Black People Can Use While Coping With Trauma

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.14.2016 | Black Voices

Trauma in the black community is a constant reality we have to face. We especially feel it when an unarmed black man is killed by a cop, a black woman...

5 Things I Need My White Friends and Family To Understand About #BlackLivesMatter

Ed Coffin | Posted 07.08.2016 | Black Voices
Ed Coffin

As a white queer, who has been active in support of the Black Lives Matter movement during the past year, I routinely get questions and “personal op...

The Trauma Of Being Black

Martha St Jean | Posted 07.08.2016 | Black Voices
Martha St Jean

In light of recent events, and my current pursuit of a Masters in Secondary Inclusive Education, at Columbia University’s Teachers College, with a f...

Why Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, & Black Lives Matter To Me

Imam Adeel J. Zeb | Posted 07.08.2016 | Black Voices
Imam Adeel J. Zeb

As long as police brutality, systemic oppression of black people in this country, and racism occur, no person, Muslim or non-Muslim in this country sh...

Majority Of Hispanic Millennials Say They’ve Experienced Discrimination

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 07.06.2016 | Latino Voices

A majority of young Hispanics in the U.S. have experienced discrimination, according to a Pew Research Center survey. The survey, published June 29, f...

This Amazing Photo Series Celebrates Black Beauty In All Its Forms

Teen Vogue | Posted 06.29.2016 | Style
Teen Vogue

For Teen Vogue, by Jessica C. Andrews. A photo posted by The "C" Girl (@thecgirlinc) on Jun 22, 2016 at 6:24am PDT Melanin magic. Colorism is a re...

Confronting the Whitewashing Of Disability: Interview with #DisabilityTooWhite Creator Vilissa Thompson

Sarah Blahovec | Posted 06.28.2016 | Black Voices
Sarah Blahovec

A new hashtag campaign has been making waves in the disability community and facilitating dialogue about how we see disability. #DisabilityTooWhite

Stop Saying Black People Are More Homophobic Than Others

Ernest Owens | Posted 06.23.2016 | Black Voices
Ernest Owens

It's horrible when people, especially professors, tell you how to think. It's even worse when they try to explain why. "I can only imagine how difficu...