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The Stoop Podcast

“The Stoop podcast digs into stories that are not always shared out in the open. Hosts Leila Day and Hana Baba start conversations and provide sound-rich stories about what it means to be black, and how we talk about blackness.” …

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Smaller, and Smaller, and Smaller by Marlon James

Man Booker Prize winner, Marlon James, responded to the acquittal of Philando Castile’s killer with the following essay.  He was interviewed about it on NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday. There are some Minnesotans who want to rebrand this state as North….

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Nation’s Largest African-American Hair Show Marks 70 Years Of Black Beauty

Amy Kiley tells the story of the the Bronner Bros. International Beauty Show, the history of their company and its place in the history of beauty products offered to African American women.

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New Evidence Shows There’s Still Bias Against Black Natural Hair

The “Good Hair Study,” conducted by Perception Institute, confirms that many people — including black ones — have a bias against the types and styles of natural hair worn by black people.  

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Knowing Someone Who Faced Discrimination May Affect Blood Pressure

An NPR segment reported on a “study, which involved 150 African-Americans living in Tallahassee, Fla., found that knowing someone who had experienced racial discrimination was associated with genetic markers that may affect risk for high blood pressure. The genetic markers…

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