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As the Chasm Grows… The Black HipHop and Black-American Cultural Contrast

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Bill Cosby Plans Tour to Teach Youth How to Prevent Sexual Assault Allegations

  Watching what could be the demise of “America’s favorite TV dad” has been all but easy for the public to process. Likewise, the Cosby case is a tragedy for all involved regardless of its final disposition. But just when I thought worse news could not emerge from the case, it has been revealed that …

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Marvel’s Black Panther Poster is Not Paying to Huey P. Newton it’s a Coincidence

Let’s just be frank, most of us black folks are excited about finally having a black superhero and a predominately black cast in the movie Black Panther. I mean how often do we get to be the good guy in the movie? The melanin dripping from this movie is great. So the reaction from the …

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Kodak Black’s Video Features KKK Members Hanging From Burning Cross {Video}

Apart of the newest school of Hip Hop, Florida’s own Kodak Black has dropped one of the most conscious videos released this year. His biggest hit to date, Tunnel Vision, may seem like any other mainstream single. 808s, catchy hook, easy-to-follow verses. Kodak croons on the track about his internal conflicts with jealousy from his …

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Celebrate his Life: Richard Collin III Was Supposed to Graduate Today

Today Richard Colllins III, 23, was supposed to graduate from Bowie State University but instead his life was taken by a racist. His family took time to celebrate his loss. Students, family, and faculty gathered at Bowie State University to talk about how great Collins was as person. He was recently promoted to second lieutenant …

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Judge Found in Hudson River Cuts Husband Out of $2million Estate

Judge Sheila Abdul-Salaam’s alleged suicide dominated the headlines a few weeks ago following the discovery of her body on the bank of New York’s Hudson River. Speculation as to whether her death was indeed a suicide emerged as officers further investigated the judge’s suspicious death. Thus far, no evidence suggesting foul play has been found …

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Jordan Peele to Create Jim Crow Horror Series for HBO

We knew that following the success of the box office hit, Get Out, we’d see more from comedian-turned-director Jordan Peele. Carving an entirely new path in filmmaking adjoining art and social awareness, he’s back to produce a series called “Lovecraft Country” set in the 1950s Jim Crow South. Also joining the production team is creator …

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New Pro-black Comic Series Pushes for Netflix on Kickstarter

Avid readers of Urban Intellectuals may remember our first article about Manuel Godoy’s innovative video game demo, released last summer, entitled Black Sands: Legends of Kemet. The game would be the first of its kind, setting the record straight for a history that has been rewritten continuously to cast the African civilization of Kemet as …

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Put Some Respect On Our Name: When Black Media Gets Out Of Pocket

As media outlets, we must understand the power that we wield. Social media allows us to have a voice and a platform to showcase voices that would usually be ignored. HBCU’s, especially those that aren’t a part of the Black College Ivy League squad (Morehouse, Spelman, North Carolina A & T, Howard, FAMU) are a …

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Did You Know The FBI Sabotaged These Black Organizations? Here Is How COINTELPRO Works!

The FBI began COINTELPRO—short for Counterintelligence Program—in 1956 to disrupt the activities of the Communist Party of the United States. In the 1960s, it was expanded to include a number of other domestic groups, such as the Ku Klux Klan, the Socialist Workers Party, and the Black Panther Party. All COINTELPRO operations were ended in …

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