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Brooklyn Home Of The Late Notorious B.I.G. Renting For $4,000/month

Gentrification, by definition, is “the act of improving a house or district so that it conforms to middle-class tastes and preferences,” according to the New Oxford American Dictionary. To people of color, it’s the vile process of turning once beloved neighborhoods unrecognizable, unaffordable, and a complete whitewash of an entire …

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An Open Letter To Single Mothers On Father’s Day

Single Mothers

In a perfect world, first comes Love, then comes marriage, then comes the baby and your happily ever after. Well, if this isn’t your testimony, you are not alone. Father’s Day tends to dredge up some unresolved feelings of pain, hurt, anger, shame, resentment, and bitterness in a lot of women. …

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Is Desegregation The Black Community’s Problem?

Desegregation

There’s been a sort of spiritual awakening within the Black community where many are seeking knowledge that will bring them closer to their roots. For some, the culture was not completely lost or gentrified but instead was passed down through generations. In the early 2000s, you would have been considered …

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Baller Alert’s Most Influential IG Accounts

most influential

According to SimilarWeb, an online measurement company, the average person spends close to an hour a day scrolling through Instagram. In reality, we know that a lot of you don’t even clear the crust from your eyes before you reach for the phone to refresh your screen and catch up …

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