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 2022-01-20 00:00 

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Morehouse College Launches Institute Dedicated to Black Male Research...

The institute will be committed to studying the personal, cultural, social and economic outcomes of issues affecting Black men...

 2022-01-19 23:30 

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Sen. Tim Scott Says President Biden's Voting Rights Speech Is "Misleading," Ignoring His Own Party's Role In the Matter...

Sen. Scott speaks on his new series of videos that he deemed...

 2022-01-19 23:00 

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Citing Supply Chain Problems, Texas Secretary of State Office Places Limits On Voter Registration Forms...

Secretary of state spokesperson noted Texas received its bulk order of 128,000 forms, but there is no online voting registration....

 2022-01-19 22:30 

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The Grammys Bet on Las Vegas...

The 64th Annual Grammy Awards will move to the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on April 3, pushing the CMT Music Awards to a new date....

 2022-01-19 22:15 

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Louisiana Senate Candidate Gary Chambers smokes Marijuana in Ad Campaign...

In his first campaign ad, Senate candidate Gary Chambers smokes a blunt while sending an important message about marijuana legalization....

 2022-01-19 22:00 

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Aspiring Neurosurgeon to Have his Medical Illustrations Showing Black People Published...

Chidiebere Ibe will co-author a book with a fellow medical student, Malone Mukwende....

 2022-01-19 22:00 

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NHL Legend Willie O'Ree Gets His Long Overdue Flowers With Jersey Retirement Ceremony...

On Jan. 18, 1958, O'Ree became the first Black player to appear in an NHL game....

 2022-01-19 21:30 

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Black Hockey Sports Legend Willie O'Ree Honored...

The Jackie Robinson of hockey got his jersey retired, a Congressional Medal and a day in his honor this week...

 2022-01-19 21:30 

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Spike Lee to Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award From Directors Guild...

The Directors Guild of America will present Spike Lee with a Lifetime Achievement Award at its ceremony on March 12....

 2022-01-19 21:00 

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Paramount+ Renews Its Entire Star Trek Franchise, Sets Picard Premiere Date...

Discovery, Lower Decks, and Strange New Worlds have been given new seasons, while the 2nd season of Picard is set for a March 3 premiere....

 2022-01-19 20:30 

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Spark: Anthony Mackie to Make Feature Directorial Debut About Civil Rights Icon Claudette Colvin...

The upcoming film will center around the little known story of 15-year-old Claudette Colvin, who refused to give up her bus seat in 1955....

 2022-01-19 19:30 

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Raising Dion Releases Season 2 Trailer, Announces Feb. 1 Premiere...

After a three-year wait, Netflix's family-oriented superhero series finally returns for Season 2 on Feb. 1....

 2022-01-19 18:37 

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Cardi B Promises to Pay Funeral Costs for Bronx Apartment Fire Victims...

The fire took the lives of 17 people in what is being described as New York's worst blaze in decades...

 2022-01-19 18:29 

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Hellur, Have You Heard? A Madea Homecoming Is Headed to Netflix...

The forthcoming feature is set to make its Netflix debut on Feb. 25...

 2022-01-19 18:00 

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Florida to Pass Bill Protecting White Teachers from White Guilt...

Gov. Ron DeSantis pushed a bill prohibiting schools and private businesses from making white people feel 'discomfort' when teaching about racism....

 2022-01-19 17:00 

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Florida's Republican Governor Proposes An Election Police Force...

Meanwhile, Democrats still can't get anything done on a voting rights bill...

 2022-01-19 16:45 

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3 Officers Charged with Manslaughter in Shooting of Fanta Bility...

The Sharon Hill officers who killed 8-year-old Fanta Bility outside of a high school football game have been charged with manslaughter....

 2022-01-19 16:30 

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Chuck D Is Bringing The Story of Hip-Hop to PBS...

The Public Enemy frontman is developing the four-part docuseries, which traces 40 years of hip-hop, for PBS....

 2022-01-19 16:25 

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Stephen A. Smith Keeps It 100 on COVID-19 Battle: 'Had I Not Been Vaccinated, I Wouldn't Be Here'...

The veteran journalist finally returned to ESPN's First Take after revealing his COVID-19 diagnosis in late December....

 2022-01-19 16:15 

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Hall of Famer Lusia Harris, 'The Queen of Basketball', Dead at 66...

The award-winning 2021 documentary, The Queen of Basketball, chronicled Harris' contributions to the sport....

 2022-01-19 16:10 

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Legendary Fashion Icon and Former Vogue Creative Director Andr Leon Talley Dies at 73...

The news of Talley's passing was confirmed by his friend and president of the Ford Foundation, Darren Walker....

 2022-01-19 14:00 

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Trump Lies About White Folks' Access to Covid Treatments...

In other news, it's Tuesday and it snows in January, except for most of California...

 2022-01-19 00:00 

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Martin Luther King Jr.'s Family Told the Senate to Pass the Voting Rights Legislation right now....

Martin Luther King III called out President Biden and the Senate to pass voting rights legislation while also honoring his father...

 2022-01-18 23:30 

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The Preserving Black Churches Project Provides $20 Million To Rebuild Historical Churches...

While Covid shut down churches, this project will reopen them and address threats to Black houses of God....

 2022-01-18 23:00 

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Iris Nevins Creates Black NFT Brand to 'Rebalance Power' in the Marketplace...

29-year-old Iris Nevins and her team have collaborated to create a NFT to promote Black artists, receiving $140,000 in revenue in under a year....

 2022-01-18 22:30 

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Janet Yellen Says the Economy Has Never Been Fair to Black Folks...

Madame Treasury Secretary, you just don't know how right you are...

 2022-01-18 22:00 

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Former President Donald Trump tells A Bunch of Lies at his Rally...

Trump has a rally and says things that aren't even in the ballpark of being true....

 2022-01-18 20:00 

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Bye-bye Batshit: DirecTV Gives Craziest of Cray-Cray Networks OANN the Boot...

But the satellite network was the reason the Trump-loving, conspiracy-theory-spewing network even existed...

 2022-01-18 19:00 

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In What Should Come as a Surprise to Exactly Nobody, Lakers Coach Frank Vogel's Job Is in 'Serious Jeopardy'...

The Los Angeles Lakers have been painfully mediocre this season—and it could cost somebody their job....

 2022-01-18 18:50 

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Caught on Video: Pastor Mike Todd Wipes Spit on Church Member's Face...

Tulsa Pastor Mike Todd apologized via social media for wiping his saliva on a church member's face during a sermon....

 2022-01-18 18:30 

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No Change to Super Bowl LVI Plans Amid Covid-19 Surge...

The game, concerts and red carpet events "remain in place" despite LA County Covid-19 surge....

 2022-01-18 18:30 

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Former Chicago Cop Who Killed Laquan McDonald in 2014 Will Be Released From Prison Early...

Jason Van Dyke was convicted of second-degree murder and 16 counts of aggravated assault for the murder of the 17-year-old teenager in 2014...

 2022-01-18 18:00 

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NAACP Image Awards 2022: Idris Elba, Aunjanue Ellis, H.E.R.,Drake Among Nominees...

The 53rd annual ceremony will air live Saturday, Feb. 26 at...

 2022-01-18 17:30 

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Naomi Osaka Feels 'More Comfortable In Her Skin' After Taking Time Away From Tennis to Prioritize Her Mental Health...

The four-time Grand Slam champ made light work of Colombia's Camila Osorio in the opening round of the Australian Open....

 2022-01-18 17:15 

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Prince's Estate Given $156.4 Million Valuation...

After a long legal battle, the singer's heirs, estate administrator and the IRS have agreed on a final value....

 2022-01-18 17:00 

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74-Year-Old Black Woman Exonerated for the Murder of Her Niece After Spending 27 Years in Prison...

Joyce Watkins and her then boyfriend were convicted of rape and murder in 1987...

 2022-01-18 16:30 

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The 'Win With An Anti-CRT Agenda' Playbook Is Manifesting Right Now In Virginia...

Virginia governor Glenn Youngkin powered his campaign appearing as...

 2022-01-18 16:00 

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EXCLUSIVE: Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance to Executive Produce New Docuseries One Thousand Years of Slavery—The Untold Story...

The four-part docuseries comes in tandem with the Smithsonian Channel and MTV Entertainment Studios....

 2022-01-18 15:52 

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Let's Build: How to Grow and Maintain Black Wealth...

Janice Bryant Howroyd, the first Black woman to build a multi-billion-dollar business, gives us her financial advice and tips....

 2022-01-18 15:15 

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The Harder They Fall, King Richard Receive Top Honors from African American Film Critics Association...

The African American Film Critics Association handed out its awards for the best movies of the year....

 2022-01-18 15:10 

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And Then There Were 8...

I think it's safe to say NFL Wild Card Weekend didn't disappoint....

 2022-01-18 15:05 

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Renowned Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee dies at 102...

Decorated Airman Charles McGee, known for flying over 400 missions in the span of three wars, has died at age 102....

 2022-01-17 17:00 

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MLK III calls Senator Sinema "Stubborn in Her Optimism" amidst Filibuster Debate...

Upon Sen. Sinema's support of the filibuster, MLK III responded to the announcement assuring her she will be remembered...

 2022-01-17 16:00 

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Q&A: Trymaine Lee Discusses Being Black at Harvard and Weighs in on the HBCU vs. PWI Debate...

The MSNBC correspondent discusses his fellowship and what it means to be Black at Harvard...

 2022-01-17 15:00 

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Just in Time for MLK Day, Comcast NBCUniversal Releases New Documentary, Avenue of Dreams: Reclaiming MLK Boulevards...

Available to watch now, the documentary centers around...

 2022-01-17 15:00 

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Black Women in Georgia to Receive $850 a Month in Guaranteed Income to Fight Racial Wealth Gap...

The Georgia program will provide money to Black women for two years....

 2022-01-17 14:23 

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Jessica Moss Connects Artists and Community in North Carolina with Artist Residency, The Roll Up CLT...

The program has two strict requirements: To intentionally connect with the community, and to be a good neighbor....

 2022-01-17 13:00 

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Dr. King's March on the Ballot Boxes Is Under Threat Today...

The Republican Party is hellbent on voter suppression. Will the Democrats put up a real fight?...

 2022-01-16 18:30 

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Denzel Talks Looking Beyond Race in New Macbeth Adaptation...

"We ought to be at a place where diversity shouldn't even be mentioned, like it's something special." -Denzel Washington...

 2022-01-16 18:15 

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Kanye Tells All in Newly Released Track, "Eazy"...

Plus, Kanye claims he was intentionally being kept from celebrating the fourth birthday of daughter, Chicago....

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