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9 Dumb Things Black People Need To Stop Doing

AFRICANGLOBE - Black people who are successful should not be treated by other Blacks like they’re the bearded lady at a circus side show. Their greatest purpose is realized when they’re fully embraced, not when they’re told they aren’t “Black enough” for varying reasons.

Sandra Bland’s Death Is Just The Latest Evidence That Black America...

AFRICANGLOBE - No one should end up dead after receiving a citation for failure to properly signal a lane change. However, this is exactly what has happened to 28-year-old Sandra Bland, a resident of Illinois who was pulled over in Waller County, Texas, two Fridays ago, where she was traveling to take a new job at her alma mater, Prairie View A&M University.

Most Powerful Black People In Britain Revealed

AFRICANGLOBE - Britain's most powerful Black people will be honoured at a prestigious black tie event at the Lord Mayor of London’s residence this evening. The star-studded Powerlist recognises 100 of the most influential people of African and African Caribbean heritage, chosen by a panel of judges on their ability to "change lives and alter events".

Autopsy: Utah Police Shot Black Man With Sword In The Back

AFRICANGLOBE - A Black man who was shot by Utah police while armed with a samurai-style sword as part of a Japanese anime costume died of multiple gunshot wounds, including several in the back of his body, according to an autopsy released Tuesday.

Black People Don’t Support Black Businesses

AFRICANGLOBE - People claim that they will support businesses and will help out and purchase items, but when time comes- they are no where to be found. Black people do a lot of talking and not a lot of doing.

What Happens When A Black Man And A White Man Try...

AFRICANGLOBE - When Roberts attempted to break into his car, he set off the alarm again and again, but received only a few raised eyebrows. When actor Quentin Brunson took his turn, Los Angeles police were on the scene within two minutes, greeting him with profanity and a harsh attitude.

A N*gg*r Is a Black Person, Says Webster Dictionary

I have learned, to my great disgust and dismay, that the definition of "n*gg*r" has been altered tremendously. N*gg*r is defined by Merriam-Webster Dictionary and at least 30 other available sources, as "a black person" followed by definitions of: a member of any dark-skinned race and a member of a socially disadvantaged class of persons.

In America A Black Person Is Murdered Every 28 Hours By...

Police officers, security guards, or self-appointed vigilantes extrajudicially killed at least 313 African-Americans in 2012 according to a recent study. This means a Black person was killed by a security officer every 28 hours. The report notes that it's possible that the real number could be much higher.

Black People and Their Wealth

AFRICANGLOBE - There are three men and two women whose collective wealth is more than $37 billion! According to the latest Forbes calculations, Aliko Dangote of Nigeria tops the list with a net worth of more than $16 billion! Mohammed Al-Amoudi, with a net worth of $13 billion, is said to own over 70% of all the oil in Ethiopia and produces 4 tons of gold per year.

Joaquim Barbosa, Elected First Black President Of Brazil’s Supreme Court

AFRICANGLOBE - The judge overseeing a major corruption trial in Brazil has been appointed president of the Supreme Court, the first Black person to hold the post. Judge Joaquim Barbosa, who was born into a poor family, has been praised for his judicial independence.