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March 11th, 2010
8:51 AM EST

Oldest African Dies In Detroit, Great-Great-Great-Grandmother Passes Just Shy Of 114th Birthday

BOSSIP loves the elders! We’re sad to report that the oldest African-American in the world died this week in Detroit. 113-year-old Daisey Bailey left this earth Sunday leaving behind 79 grandchildren, 70 great-grandchildren, 30 great-great-grandchildren and 69 great-great-great-grandchildren. Her

September 18th, 2014
3:04 PM EST

Hateful History: Have More Blacks Been Killed By Police Than By Lynchings During Jim Crow Era?

Since Michael Brown’s life was taken last month, the public has been paying closer attention than ever to the growing number of black lives claimed by the police.

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