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Top Powerful Black Women Quotes of 2019

At Blerd Planet, we love our strong black women. Often we can refer back to some strong black women quotes made by our mothers, aunts, sisters, grandmothers and for those of us fortunate enough, our great grandmothers. From Harriet Tubman to famous black actresses like Hattie McDaniel, there are some truly top of the line […]

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What’s the Best Boondocks Episode?

The Boondocks is an African-American themed adult animated sitcom on Cartoon Network’s late-night programming block, Adult Swim. The Boondocks was created by Aaron McGruder. The Boondocks cartoon was actually based upon his comic strip of the same name. The Boondocks season 1 episode 1 premiered on November 6, 2005 . But what is the best […]

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Korey Wise of the Central Park 5’s Coerced Interview

One of the most disturbing interviews of the Central Park 5 was that of  Korey Wise. The stories of each of the Central Park Five are tragic. In 1989, the teenagers were persuaded into confessing to a horrifying rape in the city’s famous park, and were later falsely convicted despite a lack of physical evidence. […]

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What States Have Apologized for Slavery

ADOS stands for the American Descendants of Slavery, and its attempt to seek redress for the injustices visited upon black people who can trace their ancestry back to slaves on American soil. Part of the ADOS movement is to seek an apology from the United States for its role in legitimizing the slave trade. We […]

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Online Grambling Graduate Degree Programs

Online education is the new “normal” when it comes to higher education. The offering at Grambling State University is no exception. Grambling graduate degree programs are currently supplemented by not only individual courses but entire graduate degree programs offered via online or distance education. What is Distance Learning Distance learning is a way of learning remotely without being […]

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Mueller Report is Released

Attorney General William Barr has already released a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 election to Congress and the public. According to some reports, it’s been alleged that Russian agents who favored Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy harnessed several of the major players of America’s tech industry in […]

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The Curious Case of Jussie Smollett. Charges Dismissed?

“This is, without a doubt, a whitewash of justice and sends a clear message that if you’re in a position of influence and power, you’ll get treated one way, other people will be treated another way. There is no accountability.” – Rahm Emanuel What a choice set of words from the former mayor. “Whitewash”. Unless […]

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Closing the Racial Wealth Gap

We all know of the racial wealth gap in America. But the question that we should ask is… How do we close the racial wealth gap in America. This report aims to provide a solution to the problem. Enjoy.

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Everything You Need to Know About Hair Relaxing

Hair relaxing has been around for African Americans for well over a century at this point, so like it or not, they are here to stay. Since Garrett Morgan accidentally discovered the compound while trying to find a solution to lessen friction in a sewing machine at his tailor shop. After trying the compound out […]

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How to Braid Hair for Crochet

What are Crochet Braids? Crochet braids, also known as latch hook braids, are techniques for braiding hair that involve crocheting synthetic hair extensions to a person’s natural hair with a latch hook or crochet hook. While crochet braids are a hybrid of traditional braids, they’re considered to be more similar to weaves. How a woman […]

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Top Scholarships for African American Students

The life of a Blerd is that of a Black-Nerd. At Blerd Planet, we are home of the black intelligentsia. As members of the black intelligentsia we love to be a resource to others in their quest to achieve a higher education. Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship Opportunities There are many scholarship providers that like to […]

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Who is the First Black Psychologist and Who is Umar Johnson?

What is a psychologist? A psychologist studies normal and abnormal frame of minds, cognitive, emotional, and social processes and behavior by observing, interpreting, and recording how individuals connect to each other and to their environments. It was shortly thereafter the first black psychologist, Solomon joined the profession. Solomon however, was no friend of Dr. Umar […]

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Hard Cider. The Choice of Blerd Brewing Connoisseur

Hard cider has turned into one of among the most visible segments of the craft brewing market and has a marked appeal with both males and females alike. Hard cider offers quite a lot, from a taste that differs immensely from beer to historical roots deep in American culture. You have delicious options like Red […]

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I’ve Been to the Mountaintop

Martin Luther King’s , “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech was Dr. Martin Luther King’s last speech before his passing. The King mountaintop speech was telling in and of itself. A speech where Dr. Martin Luther King, calls for unity, economic actions, boycotts, and protest, all the while challenging the United States to live up […]

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