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The NAACP Image Awards Show The Oscars What It's Missing

The 47th NAACP Image Awards boasted an all-star list of winners and brought out the best of black excellence Friday night. It was a big evening for ABC's "Black-ish," which dominated with 11 nominations and took home the award for outstanding comedy series, while the show'

My Son Is Gone Because Someone Deemed Him a Criminal and Not My Child

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Your Take: Police are under the impression that they have to be caregivers to our children because black parents are irresponsible, but #WeAreTheFamily.

My son is gone.

It’s been two years since my husband left our home—on Feb. 7, 2014—to pick up our

Michael Eric Dyson On Why Racial Issues Weren't A 'Priority' For Obama

Ever since Barack Obama was elected as the nation's first black president, the issue of race has loomed over his administration. But interestingly, the president never actually prioritized race as a policy issue, Michael Eric Dyson told HuffPost Live on Wednesday.

Dyson,

Hillary Clinton: Under Bernie Sanders' Definition, 'Obama's Not Progressive'

Clinton and Sanders.

"Vice President Biden is not progressive because he supported Keystone."

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took aim at Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) during Thursday's Democratic debate by questioning whether any Democrats could meet his definition of a progressive.

'Shark Tank' investor Daymond John says this daily ritual changed his life

When Daymond John was 14 years old, his dyslexia had yet to be diagnosed, and he only knew that he struggled with reading. But there was one book, Napoleon Hill's 1937 massive bestseller "Think and Grow Rich," that he not only happily read, but decided to re-read every yea

A Who’s Who of Who’s Black on the Campaign Trail

Black Campaign Trail.

Top row: LaDavia Drane; Osi Imeokparia; Clay Middleton; Jalisa Washington; Maya Harris; Ida Woldemichael. Center row: Marcus Ferrell; Electra Skrzydlewski; Danny D. Glover; Symone Sanders; LaDawn Blackett Jones; Roy Tatum. Bottom row: Deana Bass; Katrina Pierson; Armstrong

Black History : Photo Essay (3 Parts)

As the debate continues about the need for Black History Month, BlackAmericans.com presents our Photo Essay representing more than 390 years of " Yes We Can". This is a 3 part series and we invite your comments:

Much like Martin Luther King, Jr., President Barack Obama is

The NAACP Image Awards Show The Oscars What It's Missing

The NAACP Image Awards Show The Oscars What It's Missing

The 47th NAACP Image Awards boasted an all-star list of winners and brought out the best of black excellence Friday night. It was a big evening for ABC's "Black-ish," which dominated with 11 nominations and took home the award for outstanding comedy series, while the show's leading stars Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson were named outstanding actress and actor. Anderson, who hosted the award show, certainly didn't miss the opportunity to take a jab at the Oscars for...

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My Son Is Gone Because Someone Deemed Him a Criminal and Not My Child

My Son Is Gone Because Someone Deemed Him a Criminal and Not My Child

Andrew Joseph III Your Take: Police are under the impression that they have to be caregivers to our children because black parents are irresponsible, but #WeAreTheFamily. My son is gone. It’s been two years since my husband left our home—on Feb. 7, 2014—to pick up our 14-year-old son, Andrew Joseph III, from the state fair, after he was late for curfew. We understood him being late this particular Friday night because Saturday would be Andrew’s confirmation—a Catholic...

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Michael Eric Dyson On Why Racial Issues Weren't A 'Priority' For Obama

Michael Eric Dyson On Why Racial Issues Weren't A 'Priority' For Obama

Ever since Barack Obama was elected as the nation's first black president, the issue of race has loomed over his administration. But interestingly, the president never actually prioritized race as a policy issue, Michael Eric Dyson told HuffPost Live on Wednesday. Dyson, who unpacks Obama's evolving relationship with race in his latest book,The Black Presidency, questioned Obama's choice to stay mum on racial issues for the majority of his two terms in office. While some have suggested...

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Hillary Clinton: Under Bernie Sanders' Definition, 'Obama's Not Progressive'

Hillary Clinton: Under Bernie Sanders' Definition, 'Obama's Not Progressive'

"Vice President Biden is not progressive because he supported Keystone." Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took aim at Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) during Thursday's Democratic debate by questioning whether any Democrats could meet his definition of a progressive. Asked to respond to Sanders' argument that she isn't progressive enough to be the Democratic nominee, Clinton said, "I've heard Senator Sanders' comments, and it's really caused me to wonder, who is left in the progressive wing of...

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'Shark Tank' investor Daymond John says this daily ritual changed his life

'Shark Tank' investor Daymond John says this daily ritual changed his life

When Daymond John was 14 years old, his dyslexia had yet to be diagnosed, and he only knew that he struggled with reading. But there was one book, Napoleon Hill's 1937 massive bestseller "Think and Grow Rich," that he not only happily read, but decided to re-read every year. The main takeaway he had as a kid, the "Shark Tank" investor writes in his own book, "The Power of Broke," was to stop telling himself everything...

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A Who’s Who of Who’s Black on the Campaign Trail

A Who’s Who of Who’s Black on the Campaign Trail

Top row: LaDavia Drane; Osi Imeokparia; Clay Middleton; Jalisa Washington; Maya Harris; Ida Woldemichael. Center row: Marcus Ferrell; Electra Skrzydlewski; Danny D. Glover; Symone Sanders; LaDawn Blackett Jones; Roy Tatum. Bottom row: Deana Bass; Katrina Pierson; Armstrong Williams; Elroy Sailor; Kay Cole James; Shermichael Singleton.  These are the nearly 50 African-American campaign staffers working the 2016 presidential race. If you want the black vote, it helps if you hire individuals in key positions who reflect the community. That...

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Black History : Photo Essay (3 Parts)

Black History : Photo Essay (3 Parts)

As the debate continues about the need for Black History Month, BlackAmericans.com presents our Photo Essay representing more than 390 years of " Yes We Can". This is a 3 part series and we invite your comments: Much like Martin Luther King, Jr., President Barack Obama is a man for all people. He is humble yet confident; he is gracious yet firm; and he is a peacemaker in every situation. People from every continent love him. He...

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