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Tag Archives: Black People

House Panel Advances Reparations Bill In 25-17 Vote

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A House of Representatives panel has moved to advance a slavery reparations bill. It’s been a long time coming, and Black people have been tired of waiting to receive reparations for the 400 plus years of oppression done onto us by the U.S. government, as well as other governments of …

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TikTok To Launch Incubator Program For Black Creatives

TikTok Calls on Users to Contact Congress as Ban Threatens Its Removal From App Stores

TikTok has created an incubator program to support 100 Black creators, CNN Business reports.  TikTok has adopted a new strategy recently used by other social media platforms to highlight Black talent. On Wednesday, TikTok announced its incubator program called “TikTok for Black Creatives,” which was created to invest in and …

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Facial Recognition Company Lied To School About Its Racist Technology That Targets Black People

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Documents reveal Lockport School District’s facial recognition system wrongly identifies Black students at disproportionately higher rates, and mistakes brook handles for guns.  Families of students, particularly Black families in upstate New York, have been concerned about their children’s safety during school following the installation of a network of facial recognition …

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Domestic Terrorist Responsible For Setting Fire To Three Historically Black Churches Sentenced To 25 Years In Prison

Man Arrested In Black Church Fires

Holden Matthews, the white domestic terrorist responsible for setting three historically Black churches on fire in Louisiana, has been sentenced to serve only 25 years in prison. In between March 26 to April 4, 2019, 22-year-old Holden James Matthews set three historically Black Lousiana churches on fire, including St. Mary Baptist Church …

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Possible Remains Of 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Victims Found

Tulsa Race Massacre Lawsuit Moves Forwards After Judge Votes Against Dismissal

Investigators are searching for victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, and in the midst of searching have found one set of remains and possibly another. One of the most heinous crimes inflicted upon the Black American community was the Black Wall Street domestic terrorist massacre that took place in …

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Five Signs Your White Ignorance Is Showing

Does this title offend you? If it does this may be the perfect read for you! I hate to break it to some white people out here but sometimes you say and do things that make minorities (especially black people) feel “hella” uncomfortable. Very often you’ll welcome yourself into black …

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