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  • 'The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond' by Brenda Woods
    Review of 'The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond' by Brenda Woods
    "The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond" by Brenda Woods is a middle grade fiction filled with life, love and loss. It's about Violet, the daughter of two doctors. Violet is biracial. Her father died before she was born and she...
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    Starbucks' CEO will forge ahead with controversial Race Together initiative
    Starbucks wants you to know that they are progressive. Super progressive, even. In the past, the company has grabbed headlines for their efforts to save water, recycle and promote fair trade. Last year, Starbucks made headlines for its offer to...
  • Marian Robinson
    First Mother-in-Law Marian Robinson concerned about Michelle marrying a biracial
    There are those that say the racism in the Obama White House just never ends. In another story about race at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., there is word that First Lady Michelle Obama’s mother – who, incidentally,...
  • Obstacle races gain in popularity
    Putting the fun back into running with fun race events
    Hot on the heels of the Los Angeles Marathon many sedentary people get inspired to get up off the couch and get active. They start to walk daily, maybe even running. In fact with the help of a free online program in less than 9 weeks you can go...
  • Thanking Earl Lloyd
    Thanking NBA trailblazer Earl Lloyd
    The NBA lost an icon last week when Earl Lloyd, who was the first African-American to play in an NBA game, passed away last Thursday at the age of 86. The National Basketball Association has consistently been the leader in recent years among the...
  • Stoneybrook Steeplechase
    Welcome spring with a steeplechase
    Spring is around the corner and one way to welcome the change of season is by attending a steeplechase. If you live in North Carolina, you can attend two steeplechase events held rain or shine every April. Stoneybrook Steeplechase at Carolina...
  •                            A look at Presidential candidates and their views on race
    A look at Presidential candidates and their views on race
    As we move closer to 2016 we begin to look closer at the prospects for President and begin to wonder who will take the place of 44, President Barack Hussein Obama. What has become apparent is that the African American vote is important in...
  • Black conservative author, Tea Party advocate wants Al Sharpton fired
    Black conservative author, Tea Party advocate wants Al Sharpton fired
    Respected black author, conservative, radio personality, founder of the “Black Sphere”, and Tea Party advocate, Kevin Jackson spoke with Breitbart News political analyst Matt Boyle that liberals have “succumb to the idea of color...
  • Asthma rates in cities not higher than in rural, suburban areas
    Study: Income, race most influence childhood asthma rates -- not where you live
    For decades, experts have believed that children living in cities were more likely to have asthma than children in suburban or rural areas. But a new study indicates that factors other than location – such as income and race – may play...
  • MLK
    How Martin Luther King, Jr. helped Americans of all colors
    As he’s remembered on today’s national holiday, most Americans will reflect on what Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. did to improve the social circumstances of African Americans. But King’s goals for equality weren’t restricted...
  • Martin Luther King Day
    Today, King would march to overcome Democrats' LBJ-Obama-Crow laws
    Thanks to the Baptist preacher whose life we celebrate on today's national holiday, America overcame racist Jim Crow laws that prevented millions of Blacks from voting, otherwise exercising their civil rights under the Constitution and from...
  • The leaning, smiling elephant
    The leaning, smiling elephant
    Ours is a divided community. You might think that a discussion about a divided community is about race, but it is not. My zip-code is 98% one race. I'm not going to say which race, because that does not matter. What is relevant to this article...
  • No Republican racism in plain sight
    Enough Juan Williams! No Republcan Party racial politics in sight
    Given Juan's own Enoughbook bemoaning Jackson and Sharpton-style victimology, no way he can believe what he has written concerning alleged "racial politics in plain sight" exercised by Republicans in the last election. It used to be...
  • 'Glee's' Naya Rivera announces she doesn't shower daily, that's such a "white people thing"
    Naya Rivera showering habits by race theory: Washed up online as 'ill-informed'
    Naya Rivera, one of the stars of the hit show "Glee," doesn't shower every day and she believes that the different races have different showering habits. Rivera thinks that "white people shower a lot more than ethnics," she...
  • America is Failing
    America is Failing
    Not everyone will agree, but America is failing and is headed toward irrelevance. One could argue that the country is actually improving by some standards. If that’s the case, it’s the standards that should be questioned.There is one...