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Judas and the Black Messiah: The true story behind Fred Hampton movie starring Daniel Kaluuya

Judas and the Black Messiah: The true story behind Fred Hampton movie starring Daniel Kaluuya

Judas and the Black Messiah: The true story behind Fred Hampton movie starring Daniel Kaluuya Judas and the Black Messiah: The true story behind Fred Hampton movie starring Daniel Kaluuya Daniel Kaluuya is up for the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Fred Hampton in Judas and the Black Messiah, Shaka King’s biographical drama which chronicles the …

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Black lawmakers urge Biden to protect voting rights during Oval Office meeting

Black lawmakers urge Biden to protect voting rights during Oval Office meeting

Black lawmakers urge Biden to protect voting rights during Oval Office meeting Black lawmakers urge Biden to protect voting rights during Oval Office meeting Following the police killing of an unarmed Black man in Minnesota, Joe Biden met with members of the Congressional Black Caucus to discuss a range of issues – from voting rights and healthcare to reparations for …

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How Weeksville, a Center of Black History, Fought to Survive

How Weeksville, a Center of Black History, Fought to Survive

How Weeksville, a Center of Black History, Fought to Survive How Weeksville, a Center of Black History, Fought to Survive Two years ago, Weeksville Heritage Center in Brooklyn, which is dedicated to preserving the remnants of a thriving village established by Black New Yorkers in the years after the state abolished slavery in 1827, was at risk of disappearing. Facing …

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Black Widow trailer: Marvel fans conflicted over use of Avengers theme music

Black Widow trailer: Marvel fans conflicted over use of Avengers theme music Black Widow trailer: Marvel fans conflicted over use of Avengers theme music Marvel fans have been left feeling conflicted by the use of music in the new Black Widow trailer. The studio released the first new look at the delayed film in months on Saturday (3 April) following …

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Four Studies of Black Healing

Four Studies of Black Healing

Four Studies of Black Healing Four Studies of Black Healing April 2, 2021 Care and community take different forms after a painful year of plague and protest. By Gioncarlo Valentine and Elliott Jerome Brown Jr. After a year of disproportionate loss from the pandemic and the continuous threat of police violence, on top of centuries of discrimination and disenfranchisement, what …

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Black Friendship, Broadcasted – The New York Times

Black Friendship, Broadcasted - The New York Times

Black Friendship, Broadcasted – The New York Times Black Friendship, Broadcasted – The New York Times Every two weeks, Sylvia Obell and Deanii Scott get on Zoom from opposite coasts to record their podcast, “Okay, Now Listen,” which is produced by Netflix. They tackle topics that range from breakups to parental abandonment to favorite TV shows, heartbreak and memes in …

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Choice FM: Iconic black radio station receives blue heritage plaque

Choice FM: Iconic black radio station receives blue heritage plaque

Choice FM: Iconic black radio station receives blue heritage plaque Choice FM: Iconic black radio station receives blue heritage plaque Choice FM, the UK’s first and only black licensed radio station, today received a blue heritage plaque in commemoration of its history, The Independent can reveal. This marked the 31st anniversary since a group of pioneering entrepreneurs and presenters delivered …

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Black Executives Call on Corporations to Fight Restrictive Voting Laws

Black Executives Call on Corporations to Fight Restrictive Voting Laws

Black Executives Call on Corporations to Fight Restrictive Voting Laws Black Executives Call on Corporations to Fight Restrictive Voting Laws Dozens of the most prominent Black business leaders in America are banding together to call on companies to fight a wave of restrictive voting bills being advanced by Republicans in at least 43 states. The campaign appears to be the …

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How a Volunteer Army is Trying to Vaccinate Black People in the Rural South

Getting the Vaccine Isn't Easy for Black Americans in the Rural South

How a Volunteer Army is Trying to Vaccinate Black People in the Rural South How a Volunteer Army is Trying to Vaccinate Black People in the Rural South PANOLA, Ala. — The dog-eared trailer that serves as the only convenience store within 20 miles of this blink-and-you-miss-it rural hamlet, population 144, is more than a place to stock up on …

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Getting the Vaccine Isn’t Easy for Black Americans in the Rural South

Getting the Vaccine Isn't Easy for Black Americans in the Rural South

Getting the Vaccine Isn’t Easy for Black Americans in the Rural South Getting the Vaccine Isn’t Easy for Black Americans in the Rural South PANOLA, Ala. — The dog-eared trailer that serves as the only convenience store within 20 miles of this blink-and-you-miss-it rural hamlet, population 144, is more than a place to stock up on life’s essentials. These days …

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