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California Governor Signs Bill That Could Result In Reparations for Slavery

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According to a report from Deadline, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law that could possibly grant reparations for descendants of slaves in the United States. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Following this week’s presidential debate, Gov. Newson said, “After watching last night’s debate, this signing can’t come too soon. Advancing this cause […]

What Does the Constitution Say About Slavery and the Shocking Number of Founding Fathers Who Tried to Dead Slave Trade in 18th Century

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It is no surprise that the constitution was written by white men to protect them and the institutions that benefit them. One of those institutions from the jump was slavery. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Ibram X. Kendi, author of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America (2016), […]

Akon on Slavery in America: ‘You Just Gotta Let it Go’

Akon on Slavery in America: 'You Just Gotta Let it Go'

Akon is currently in the process of building his $6 billion Akon City in Senegal and gave some insight into the history of slavery. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information He claims Africa has moved on from the ugly past, unlike Americans. “In Senegal, we’ve kind of overcome the thought of slavery. We don’t even think […]

DC Elementary School Apologizes for Asking Black Students to Play Role as Slaves

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The District Of Columbia Public School system has some explaining to do after one of its elementary schools assigned its Black students to portray slaves in a classroom exercise. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Principal Carrie Broquard of Lafayette Elementary School issued a statement, saying, “We believe in the importance of teaching painful history with […]

Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Rips Senator for ‘All Too Familiar’ Take on Slavery Reparations

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In a House of Representatives hearing in Washington D.C. on Wednesday, Ta-Nehisi Coates used his opening statement to respond to the Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s remarks on slavery reparations. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information On the eve of Juneteenth, Senator McConnell responded to a question on slavery reparations citing the Civil War, Civil Rights […]

Kanye West is Set to Return to TMZ Live to Explain 13th Amendment Comments

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Kanye West says he hasn’t full-fledged his perspectives on annulling the Thirteenth Amendment – which prohibited slavery, however, he guarantees he’ll be prepared to clarify it when he shows up Monday on TMZ Live. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Ye began clarifying the starting point of the Constitution following his SNL performance to TMZ, yet […]

150 Years: Exactly How Did the 14th Amendment Help African-Americans?

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Today, July 28 marks 150 years since the 14th amendment to the constitution was ratified in 1868. For Blacks in America, this motion is groundbreaking towards achieving social equality in North America and overall civil rights history. The 14th Amendment targets and defines citizenship rights and establishes them through due process and equal protection rights. […]

Hannibal Buress on Kanye’s New Album: ‘I Didn’t Listen to it With the Same Enthusiasm’

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There’s a new film in town and it’s called Tag. The Jeff Tomsic-directed flick is based on a true story revolving around a real-life game amongst five best friends “caught in a seemingly never-ending mission to continue their longstanding game.” The motion picture stars Hannibal Buress, Jeremy Renner, Jake Johnson, and Jon Hamm. Visit streaming.thesource.com for […]

Kanye West’s Tweets Are Deadly in ‘SNL’ ‘A Quiet Place’ Parody

Kanye West's Tweets Are Deadly in 'SNL' 'A Quiet Place' Parody

Donald Glover hosted Saturday Night Live this weekend, alongside musical guest Childish Gambino, and you know he had to sprinkle some Kanye West shenanigans in his skits. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In a parody of the 2018 thriller, A Quiet Place, A Kanye Place, Glover, Kenan Thompson, Beck Bennett, Aidy Bryant, and Cecily Strong try to silently make […]

Nigerian Senator Invites Kanye West To Visit Slave Sites in Africa

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One lawmaker in Nigeria slammed Kanye West on Friday for his recent comments on slavery. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Nigerian senator, Shehu Sani took to Twitter not only to take a shot at Yeezy but to invite him to see the slave sites in Africa for himself. In an interview with TMZ, The “New […]

Jamie Foxx Shames TMZ for Putting Kanye West on Display

Jamie Foxx Shames TMZ for Putting Kanye West on Display

Kanye West has the Hip Hop community divided with his recent erratic behavior. While some are checking him off, others like Jamie Foxx aren’t giving up just yet. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Foxx criticized TMZ for giving Ye a platform because he believes that something is wrong with him. In Yeezy’s interview with Charlamagne […]

Spike Lee Speaks Out On Kanye’s TMZ Meltdown

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If there’s ever been a filmmaker whose entire body of work speaks on the brilliance, legacy, and pain of Black people in America, it’s without a doubt Spike Lee. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information If he’s calling out Kanye West, well, in the words of Whoopi Goldberg in Sister Act 2, “you better wake up […]

Meek Mill To Kanye West: ‘We Miss You Bro’

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Kanye West is continuing to slip further and further into the sunken place. Political beliefs are one thing, but his latest comments during a TMZ interview is something that is objectively disappointing and embarrassing. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In the interview, Kanye West says that 400 years of slavery “sounds like a choice” and […]

Flashback: United Nations Determines African-Americans are Owed Reparations

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In 2016, the United Nations’ Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent did a report that determined the United States of America owes African-Americans reparations for past and recent events that led to the destruction of the Black community. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The study that was picked up by the Washington […]

Roy Moore: Last Time America Was “Great” Was During “Slavery”

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Roy Moore, the Alabama Senate candidate under fire for alleged sexual misconduct with teenage girls when he was in his 30s, apparently believes America was a better place at a time when slavery was still legal. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information At a campaign event earlier this year, an audience member asked Moore for his […]

Bow Wow Says He’s Not Black, Gives Opinion On Trump For President

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Shad Moss, who is formerly known as child rap star Bow Wow, sent out a controversial Tweet last night when responding to a fan about the 2016 Presidential election. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Man i only believe what the eyes see. Im mixed. I dont know what my ancestors was doing. I only know […]

20 Percent Of Trump Supporters Do Not Support The Emancipation Proclamation

A recent political poll found that nearly one in five supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump do not support the Emancipation Proclamation, the document which freed slaves during the Civil War. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Despite his controversial statements about Muslims, immigrants and women, Trump’s political star is shining brighter than ever. The […]

Puffy and LL Cool J Discover Free Ancestors Pre-Emancipation in “Finding Your Roots”

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Tuesday evening [February 16, 2015], preceding the Black Panther documentary that aired on PBS, two of Hip Hop’s most credited pioneers sat down to discover the little know history of their ancestry in PBS’s Finding Your Roots. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In separate experiences, Sean “P. Diddy” Combs and James Todd Smith, also known as […]

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