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 2022-01-21 17:47 

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CNN's Laura Coates says She was Told 'No' to Hosting Jeopardy!...

CNN legal analyst Laura Coates inquired about hosting Jeopardy! as a permanent host and was turned down by the show's producers....

 2022-01-21 17:30 

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LeBron James Executive Producing Disney+ Drama Series The Crossover Based on Kwame Alexander Novel...

LeBron James is among the executive producers on the coming of age basketball drama....

 2022-01-21 17:00 

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Could Billionaire Robert F. Smith Become the NFL's 1st Black Owner?...

The prolific philanthropist and entrepreneur would make our ancestors extremely proud....

 2022-01-21 16:30 

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Naomi Campbell Pens Touching Tribute to Andr Leon Talley...

'Words cannot describe what it feels like knowing you are no longer with us,' Campbell wrote....

 2022-01-21 15:00 

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President Biden Acknowledges Black Voter Frustration In First Press Conference...

To be better, Biden must realize Republicans aren't his friends....

 2022-01-21 14:45 

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The CW's Batwoman Stars in New Comic Book Series...

Earth-Prime features heroes from The CW's superhero series, and opens with a story starring Ryan Wilder/Batwoman....

 2022-01-21 14:30 

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Rep. Jamaal Bowman Arrested While Joining Capitol Building Protest For Voting Rights...

The New York congressman was one of 27 people arrested by Capitol Police on Thursday....

 2022-01-21 14:15 

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Defending Champion Naomi Osaka Knocked Out of Australian Open...

The four-time Grand Slam winner was upset in the third round by unseeded American Amanda Anisimova....

 2022-01-20 22:30 

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New March Clip Showcases the Strength and Influence of HBCU Band Culture...

The CW's eight-episode series following Prairie View A&M University Marching Band premieres Jan. 24....

 2022-01-20 22:15 

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Mitch McConnell Separates Black Folks from "Americans" When it Comes to Voting...

The Senate GOP leader (accidentally?) made it clear why voting rights aren't his priority...

 2022-01-20 22:00 

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Issa Rae's Raedio Lands Multi-Project Deal With Audible...

This new deal comes just after her hit HBO series Insecure secured 12 NAACP Image Award nominations on Wednesday....

 2022-01-20 21:30 

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Federal Judge in Maryland Refuses to Throw Out Lawsuit that Claims Excessive Force in Black Man's Death...

The lawsuit claims that Maryland police used excessive force in the 2018 death of 19-year-old Anton Black...

 2022-01-20 21:00 

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Ray Fisher Responds to Joss Whedon's Assertion That He's a 'Bad Actor in Both Senses'...

Whedon, who served as director of the 2017 film Justice League, made the comments in a recent profile for New York Magazine....

 2022-01-20 20:30 

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Kansas DA: No Charges in Cedric Lofton Case on the Basis of "Stand Your Ground" Law...

District Attorney Marc Bennett claims...

 2022-01-20 19:30 

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Karrueche Tran, Duane Martin Among Latest Additions to Bel-Air's Recurring Cast...

The cast of the upcoming Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reboot continues to expand with some familiar names....

 2022-01-20 19:30 

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First Black Minneapolis Police Chief Retires After 30 Years with Department...

Medaria Arradondo retires after three decades with the Minneapolis police department...

 2022-01-20 19:15 

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'Blacks for Trump' Founder Maurice Symonette was part of a Violent Cult, According to Report...

Maurice Symonette or 'Michael the Black Man' used to be part of a violent Miami cult before dedicating his time toward supporting former President Trump....

 2022-01-20 19:00 

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Silk Sonic Announces 2022 Las Vegas Residency...

'Its happening! The sexiest party of the year,' Mars wrote on social media....

 2022-01-20 18:30 

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Shaq Is Sharing The Game Plan for Success With New Docuseries...

The six-part documentary, The Game Plan with Shaquille O'Neal, is set to premiere on Feb. 17....

 2022-01-20 18:00 

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Dr. Dre, Kendrick Lamar, Mary J. Blige and Snoop Dogg Answer The Call In Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show Trailer...

For the first time in the history of ever, gangsta rap will be front and center at this year's Super Bowl Halftime Show....

 2022-01-20 18:00 

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Harlem, Pose, Lil Nas X Lead GLAAD Media Awards Nominees...

The 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards features Eternals, The Chi and The Owl House among its nominees....

 2022-01-20 17:30 

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Georgia Gonna Georgia: GOP Gubernatorial Candidate David Perdue Calls For 'Election Police Unit'...

Purdue claims to...

 2022-01-20 15:50 

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3 Former Officers Involved in George Floyd's Death Face Federal Charges...

The three officers who aided Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd are facing federal and state charges....

 2022-01-20 15:45 

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Kids Across the Country Are Protesting COVID Conditions In Schools. Are You Listening To Them?...

The topic of in-person learning is often framed around the adults when we should also be listening to the kids....

 2022-01-20 15:40 

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After Lakers Bench Russell Westbrook, Coach Frank Vogel Has Perfect Explanation: I Was 'Playing the Guys I Thought Would Win the Game'...

The nine-time NBA All-Star has had more than his share of struggles during his first season as a Los Angeles Laker....

 2022-01-20 15:35 

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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Production Delayed Again...

The long-awaited Black Panther sequel is forced to pause production due to several positive COVID-19 tests on set....

 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....

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