• Not My Problem: Laughter Is Getting Us Through America America-ing Right Now

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    By Brande Victorian · January 7, 2021January 7, 2021 When Tamika Mallory told us to “Stand back and stand by” as MAGA supporters terrorized our nation's capitol yesterday, she confirmed what we already knew: This is not our fight. I suggest that Black folks stand back and stand by while these white folks throw a tantrum in DC. America needs to face it's real problem. Don't go out there. This is NOT our fight. - Tamika D. Mallory January 6, 2021 Interesting is too light a word to describe the ability of armed troopers to storm the Capitol building, vandalizing property as they went, without...
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  • These Black Men Launched Tulum's Most In Demand Yacht Charter Service During The Pandemic

    These Black Men Launched Tulum's Most In Demand Yacht Charter Service During The Pandemic

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    By Kimberly Wilson · January 7, 2021January 7, 2021 If it looks like everyone on your feed in search of a socially-distant retreat is vacationing in Tulum right now, it's because they are. The Mexican retreat destination has quickly become one of the most attractive destinations for Black American tourists. What initially was sought out as a place of peace and refuge within the craziness of the pandemic for William Lee and Jon Roberts when they traveled to Tulum nearly six months ago quickly became home to their thriving business venture. Lee, a tech industry founder, and one of the minds...
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