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Black Images In Media

Press Release: Launch of NUWLA


WHERE DO THOSE BLACK DOLLARS GO?  Black consumers have a purchasing power of nearly 1 trillion, according to the recent State of the African-American Consumer Report from information and analytics company Nielsen. Sadly, less than three cents of those dollars... Continue Reading →

(Originally Posted 5/6/2010) Throwback Thursday: (video) Roots… Did It Change You?


In this famous scene, Kunta Kinte is whipped and refuses to accept his slave name of Toby. He was our hero and our hope of Power and Rebellion against the oppressor... they broke him (US).  My People please listen to... Continue Reading →

Are Your Hands on the Rope Lynching Bill Cosby


Why would Monique Pressley, a Black woman and secondly an attorney, take an unsubstantiated case against Bill Cosby? Answered simply because it is a high-profile case and she is making her mark as an attorney at the expense of destroying... Continue Reading →

Who Is The Nigger? James Baldwin


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0L5fciA6AU

Bring Your A Game pt. 1 – 3


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AofUISjbDcU   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIXX8QmObp4   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vC14CDCJJZM    

President Obama Comments On George Zimmerman Verdict


You know, when Trayvon Martin was first shot I said that this could have been my son. Another way of saying that is Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago. And when you think about why, in the African American community at least, there’s a lot of pain around what happened here, I think it’s important to recognize that the African American community is looking at this issue through a set of experiences and a history that doesn’t go away.

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