If you are awarded a grammy, you are considered to be the best artist among your peers. The problem is, the Grammys is a white-dominated organization and while it has long "included" non-white people, specifically Black people in the music business, the industry continues to support, promote and reward music that is harmful to black people in general and black women and girls specifically.
Writer LeRon L. Barton discusses “The Talk,” a conversation African-American parents have with their children about what it means to be Black, how growing older may put them at risk, and the realities of racism in our complex world.View More LeRon L. Barton: The Talk: What Black Parents Tell Their Children
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Kamala Harris’ Hypocrisy Is Too Much To Stomach | Slams Acosta For Soft Prosecution Of Epstein https://theintercept.com/2017/01/05/kamala-harris-fails-to-explain-why-she-didnt-prosecute-steven-mnuchins-bank/ https://theintercept.com/2017/01/03/treasury-nominee-steve-mnuchins-bank-accused-of-widespread-misconduct-in-leaked-memo/ https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/452184-acosta-out-as-trump-labor-secretary https://thinkprogress.org/labor-secretary-alex-acosta-claims-he-couldnt-have-done-any-better-for-epsteins-victims-a1163341b3e2/?utm_campaign=trueAnthem%3A+Trending+Content&utm_content=5d28cad00ca7240001cb2f3f&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theprogressivesoapbox PayPal: http://paypal.me/jamarlthomas The…View More Kamala Harris’ Hypocrisy In Slamming Acosta For Soft Prosecution Of Epstein, What About Mnuchin?
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