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Beauty beyond bruises

For nearly 25 years, Jillian "JJ" Simmons' cool voice and infectious personality flowed through radio airwaves across the country, including Indianapolis as a longtime...

African-American Facts for Week of: October 4th

Know Your History!The precursor to Black History Month was created in 1926 in the United States, when historian Carter G. Woodson founded the Association...

The History of Will’s Girlfriends on ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,’ as Told by Will’s Girlfriends

Calling The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air a "cultural touchstone" is a gross understatement. Although it’s one of the most important black television shows ever made, it...

African Writer Accuses African Americans of Appropriating African Culture to Look “Trendy”

In a piece that she admits might be “petty” African Londoner Zipporah Gene calls out African Americans who appropriate African culture.…Black Twitter is littered with countless...

Deep-fried desserts—the best way to spend your singles on $2 Tuesday

$2 Tuesday at the Indiana State Fair—the perfect time to find the best sweet treats for those who crave some sugar or, in this...

African-American Facts for Week of: July 5, 2015

July 5, 1975More Racial disturbancesForty injured in racial disturbances in Miami, Florida.July 5, 1975 Arthur AsheArthur Ashe makes history by becoming the first African American...

To the Prettiest, Most Bestest Woman I Know

To the Prettiest, Most Bestest Woman I Know:I have the prettiest most bestest mother in the world and I don’t think she knows that...

African-American History for Week of: April 12th

Know Your History!While slavery in America hosts the background of Black history, the African American impact on history reaches beyond the country's early history,...

Nobody Cares That You Date White Girls

…or Black men, or Black women, or Asian women, or Latino men. In short: you don’t owe anybody an explanation for who you love.Over...

Nelson was prolific writer and activist

From BlackAmericaWeb.com Alice Dunbar Nelson was a teacher and writer from New Orleans, praised for her activism and poetry. A graduate of Dillard University,...
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