Conservatives Freak Out Over Jemele Hill’s Column Advising Black Athlete’s to Go to Black Colleges — EURweb

In her piece, Hill argues that so-called “white universities” are exploiting top black college athletes for profit. Hill insists that by choosing en masse to only go to historically black colleges and universities, black athletes “could disrupt the reign of an ‘amateur’ sports system that uses the labor of black folks to make white folks … Continue reading Conservatives Freak Out Over Jemele Hill’s Column Advising Black Athlete’s to Go to Black Colleges — EURweb

Lupita Nyong’o reacts to shout-out in Beyoncé’s ‘Brown Skin Girl,’ internet turns song into joyful challenge — theGrio

The internet has been abuzz all weekend about Brown Skin Girl, a new track Beyonce dropped as part of the companion album to The Lion King. But one Hollywood A-lister in particular, seemed extra excited about the song, and even took to her social media to share her glee with her followers. https://thegrio.com/2019/07/22/lupita-nyongo-shout-out-in-beyonce-brown-skin-girl/ I usually don't post about stuff … Continue reading Lupita Nyong’o reacts to shout-out in Beyoncé’s ‘Brown Skin Girl,’ internet turns song into joyful challenge — theGrio

75-Year-Old Black Arts Icon Sadie Roberts-Joseph ‘Found Murdered’ In Trunk Of A Car — News One

he arts community in Louisiana’s capital city was mourning after it was reported that a Baton Rouge arts icon was found dead Friday night. The body of 75-year-old Sadie Roberts-Joseph was found in the trunk of a car, according to a Facebook post by State Rep. C. Denise Marcelle on Friday morning. Roberts-Joseph was described as a staple in … Continue reading 75-Year-Old Black Arts Icon Sadie Roberts-Joseph ‘Found Murdered’ In Trunk Of A Car — News One

Papua New Guinean Beauty Queen Holds Her Head High Despite Racist Shouting ‘You’re Black and Ugly’ During Pageant  — Atlanta Black Star

A Papua New Guinean beauty queen says she’s undeterred despite being pelted with racist insults during a pageant on the South Pacific island of Tonga over the weekend. Miss Pacific Islands Leoshina Kariha, 19, addressed the “painful” comment in a video posted to her Facebook page Sunday, but said the incident did not overshadow that fact she’d … Continue reading Papua New Guinean Beauty Queen Holds Her Head High Despite Racist Shouting ‘You’re Black and Ugly’ During Pageant  — Atlanta Black Star

Opinion: Land of the Free Whites, Home of the Brave Blacks

Don’t believe the title of this piece? Let’s take a deeper look to fully understand how the title of this piece is absolutely true. Let’s talk labor. Two-hundred fifty years of free slave labor and another hundred years of Jim Crow created an economy that no other nation on earth could compete with. Let’s talk … Continue reading Opinion: Land of the Free Whites, Home of the Brave Blacks

Making Cannabis Profitable for People of Color — Nappy News

Husband-and-wife co-founders Eddie and Sherra Armstrong want to help make medical cannabis profitable for people of color. The couple recently launched Cannabis Capital Group, a consulting firm that assists marijuana-based companies with the education, advocacy, and investment needed to compete in the space. https://nappynewz.com/2019/07/07/making-cannabis-profitable-for-people-of-color/