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  Tom: Today we are talking about the minimum wage – again! What’s the latest, Mellody? Mellody: It certainly is a topic that keeps popping up,…

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As Selma opens this weekend in theaters nationwide, a controversy has erupted babout its historical accuracy, and whether then-President Lyndon B. Johnson’s actions were righteous…

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It was an absurd notion all along that President Barack Obama, as the nation’s first black president, could somehow miraculously suppress racism in America simply…

Temple University recently released a statement confirming that Bill Cosby has decided to resign from the institution’s board of trustees. Cosby, who attended the Philadelphia-based…

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  Soledad O’Brien‘s special ‘Black In America: Black & Blue’ premieres tonight on CNN. The award-winning journalist who was formerly a CNN anchor and is now…

In honor of Throwback Thursday (#TBT), we are going back about a month to the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference 2014 that was held in the Nation’s Capital.  April Watts talked with Pastor Jamal Bryant about economic empowerment and how blacks can move beyond conversation to actual implementation.

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I am deeply suspicious of African-Americans who wish to separate from something they can never separate themselves from – being Black. I don’t care if…

April Watts talks with Congresswoman Barbara Lee (Northern California) at the Congressional Black Caucus 44th Annual Legislative Conference.  Watch the video to find out what the Congresswoman thinks is the single most pressing issue confronting African Americans in 2014. Follow  @aprilwattslive on Facebook  Instagram & Twitter  

April Watts talks with Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (3rd District of Ohio) at the Congressional Black Caucus 44th Annual Legislative Conference.  Watch the video to find out what the Congresswoman thinks is the single most pressing issue confronting African Americans in 2014. Follow  @aprilwattslive on Facebook  Instagram & Twitter  

A new study released by Duke University has found that acceptance of homosexual members in Black protestant churches has recently surged.  The percentage of churches…

In the wake of the Michael Brown, Eric Garner, John Crawford, Ezell Ford murders by police officers, let’s not forget about the Black women who have lost…

A new study suggests that white people are willing to support harsher criminal laws if they think more Black people will be arrested. According to…