Tag Archives: Social Justice

A breakdown on Earth Day and why Black People Should Care

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Today is a global celebration; Earth Day, a day in which we reflect and appreciate our environment and think about ways that we can help keep our planet keep pushing.   Although Gaylord Nelson, a Wisconsin senator, was the creator of Earth Day in which he was inspired from anti-war protests of the 1960s, Did you know that […]

What to Make of the Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdict

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A jury has found Derek Chauvin guilty on all three counts in the murder of George Floyd. The former Minneapolis police officer was charged with unintentional second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. CNN reports that he’s set to be sentenced in eight weeks and could face a maximum of 75 years in prison for […]

Master P and James Lindsay Team Up To Launch Boss Up Bank

Master P and the founder of Rap Snacks James Lindsay have announced a new joint venture: Boss Up Bank. They both spoke with AllHipHop to discuss this new project and its significance to the Black community. “Our model is based upon improving trust within the underbanked community. One way of doing that is by creating opportunities […]

NAACP Officially Announced Image Award Nominations with Netflix as Top Contender

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The NAACP 52nd Image Awards nominees have been announced, with Netflix leading the pack with over 51 nominations. Titles up for celebration from the streaming platform include Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Da 5 Bloods, and Bridgerton. This year, additional titles receiving nominations on Tuesday, March 27 are ABC’s hit show Black-ish, HBO’s I May Destroy […]

Flint Recap: 6 years, “Kind Of” Clean Water And A Lawsuit Later

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What happened? Flint, Michigan was once a thriving city that possessed one of the largest motor plants in the nation. In the 80s, the city started to take an economic downturn because GM downsized. The population steadily decreased, they closed car factories, cut the police force in half and accumulated over 1 billion dollars in […]

Protesting: The Grey Area for Black Millennials

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Where does your identity lie within the revolution? You sleep, you die. You protest or riot, you tried. But if you stay at home, are you getting side-eyed? Some people are watching these protests that have spanned across the U.S. from home while signing petitions online and calling state offices to demand action. Are those […]