IHOP Manager: Black People Don’t Want to Work

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IHOP Manager: Black People Don't Want to Work

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ICYMI: Pepsi’s ad, Kendall Jenner’s complicity and cultural appropriation

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ICYMI: Pepsi's ad, Kendall Jenner's complicity and cultural appropriation

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ICYMI: KABC 790 Midday Live with Dr. Drew – Bill O’Reilly, Congresswoman Maxine Waters and Black Women’s Hair

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ICYMI: KABC 790 Midday Live with Dr. Drew – Bill O'Reilly, Congresswoman Maxine Waters and Black Women's Hair

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SouthLA: Neither City Hall nor the LAPD can solve your violent crime issue

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SouthLA: Neither City Hall nor the LAPD can solve your violent crime issue

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Black owned bank establishes $10,000 trust for son of woman who died while in LAPD custody

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Black owned bank establishes $10,000 trust for son of woman who died while in LAPD custody

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On Appropriating Black Culture

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On Appropriating Black Culture

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African-Americans to the Democratic Party: We’re Still Here

As an African-American Democrat, I share the core values of my political party. That is why I am a Democrat. Like me, most African-American Democrats do not want to see the mass deportation of undocumented citizens and families broken up. That said, we would be completely within our right to give the side eye to political leaders who are falling over themselves to get on the ‘sanctuary state’ PR bandwagon.

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Why I Almost Sat Out the Women’s March

I had decided earlier in the week not to attend my city’s Women’s March. My reasoning was simple. You can’t spend 8 years idolizing First Lady Michelle Obama and then forget about her sisters. I took one look at the list of scheduled speakers and couldn’t help but notice the lack of Black women speakers. To put it more clearly–there were more men scheduled to speak at the Los Angeles Women’s March than Black women.

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Why My Grandfathers Would Have Voted for Trump

It’s not missed on me that included in the silent majority of voters that made Donald J. Trump the 45th President of the United States were disenfranchised African-American voters of the Silent Generation. In fact, if my grandfathers were alive today, I am pretty sure they’d have voted for Trump. Why? Because Trump, unlike his opponent, spoke their language—jobs for Americans.