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 2022-09-21 19:20 

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What Year Is It? Five States have Slavery on the Ballot...

In 2022, we must vote on abolishing slavery...again....

 2022-09-21 19:15 

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Shaun King Nonprofit's Finances Examined In News report...

The controversial activist's org raised more than $6 million in 2020...

 2022-09-21 18:56 

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Abbott Elementary's Quinta Brunson on Her Character's Evolution, Those 'Amazing' Issa Rae Comparisons...

The Season Two premiere of Abbott Elementary airs Wednesday, Sep. 21 at 9 p.m. ET on ABC....

 2022-09-21 18:45 

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Black Artist Files Complaint Against Manhattan Hotel Alleging Staff Racially Profiled Him...

Kahlil Robert Irving claims the High Line Hotel manager trespassed and verbally assaulted him during his stay...

 2022-09-21 18:40 

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The Bodyguard Will Return to Theaters for Its 30th Anniversary...

Whitney Houston's film debut will return for a special two-day theatrical run....

 2022-09-21 18:10 

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Blaming an 'Unforgiving Climate,' Phoenix Suns Owner Robert Sarver Says He's Out of the Game...

Sarver announced his intentions to sell the Phoenix Suns and Mercury on Wednesday....

 2022-09-21 18:05 

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Tamika Mallory on Working with White People in Movements...

Social justice activist, Tamika Mallory, spoke at The Root Institute about the challenges of working in movements that are predominantly white....

 2022-09-21 17:21 

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Erica Banks Clapped Back Amid Backlash For Her "Shallow," Instagram Story...

The...

 2022-09-21 16:20 

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Ex-Cop Sentenced for Aiding and Abetting in George Floyd's Murder...

This sentence is in addition to the 2 years he must serve for his federal charges....

 2022-09-21 16:15 

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Nikki Haley calls The View Co-Host Sunny Hostin "Racist" for Suggesting She White-Washed Her Name...

Hostin called Haley to lean into being a "woman of color."...

 2022-09-21 16:07 

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This Black Women's Equal Pay Day, Black Female Workers Say Enough is Enough!...

Experts say Black women and their families have less money to survive than their white male counterparts...

 2022-09-21 16:05 

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NY A.G. Letitia James Files Civil Fraud Lawsuit Against Trump and His Children...

The New York Attorney General seeks to bar the former president from high positions in New York and require payment of a $250 million fine....

 2022-09-21 16:03 

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Live From New York, It's Hot Girl Live: Megan Thee Stallion Returns to SNL as Host, Musical Guest on Oct. 15...

Kendrick Lamar, Willow also among this season's musical guests....

 2022-09-21 15:55 

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Adam Levine's Messiness Got White Folks Losing Their Minds. We're Watching Every Second Of It....

The Maroon 5 frontman was ousted by his alleged Instagram model mistress....

 2022-09-21 15:40 

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Former UCLA Basketball Player Jalen Hill Dies at 22...

His family learned of his death after he went missing in Costa Rica....

 2022-09-21 15:20 

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Here Are The Black Queens We Wish Were Still With Us...

Now that the world has said their goodbyes to Queen Elizabeth, we want to remember the Black women, our Queens, we miss so damn much....

 2022-09-21 14:19 

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Tiffany Haddish, Aries Spears' Accuser Drops Child Sex Abuse Lawsuit...

'My family and I have known Tiffany Haddish for many years—and we now know that she would never harm me or my brother,' Jane Doe said in a statement....

 2022-09-21 14:10 

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Earth, Wind & Fire's "September" is the Soundtrack to My Black Childhood...

If you've ever been to a Black cookout, you've definitely danced to EWF's 1978 hit...

 2022-09-21 14:10 

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Kyrie Irving Is Still Going Off About Vaccine Mandates...

The Brooklyn Nets guard claims that vaccine mandates is one of the biggest violations of human rights in history...

 2022-09-21 10:00 

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Here's How Black Women Lose $907,680 Over 40 Years...

Black women who start working at age 20 have to work until they are nearly 80 years old to be paid what a white man earns by 60....

 2022-09-20 21:02 

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The Upcoming Case That Could Destroy Voting Rights...

In Moore v. Harper, North Carolina Republicans want to shut down court challenges to their election shenanigans...

 2022-09-20 20:35 

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Bar Patron to Black Lady: "What you doin in a White place like this?"...

A Black woman allegedly recorded the patrons harassing her at a pool bar in Georgia....

 2022-09-20 20:31 

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Abbott Elementary's Tyler James Williams, William Stanford Davis Dish on What We Can Expect in Season 2...

The sophomore season premieres Wednesday, Sep. 21 on ABC....

 2022-09-20 20:30 

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The Little Mermaid Can Talk To A Crab But She Can't Be Black? C'mon!...

Halle Bailey stars in Disney's live action The Little Mermaid and racist white people are angry over the Black actress' portrayal....

 2022-09-20 19:13 

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The "Blackity-Black" way Meghan Markle tilted her Hat at Queen Elizabeth's Funeral was everything...

Ahhh Sookie now. Sis ate--I mean devoured--and left absolutely no crumbs....

 2022-09-20 18:56 

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New York Mayor, Texas Sherriff Looking At Legal Options On Migrant Shipments...

They say Florida and Texas governors are breaking the law....

 2022-09-20 18:53 

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What's The Beef Between Tory Lanez and August Alsina?...

Alsina is accusing Lanez of assaulting him in Chicago for not shaking his hand....

 2022-09-20 18:50 

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Well, That Didn't Take Long: Golden Globes Will Officially Return to NBC in January...

The controversial awards show will air on NBC and Peacock on Tuesday, Jan. 10....

 2022-09-20 18:42 

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Jordan Peele Reveals in Nope Bonus Feature the 'Soul of the Film Is About Representation in Itself'...

The collector's edition of the hit summer film is now available to own digitally....

 2022-09-20 18:11 

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Did The Kansas City PD Discriminate Against Their Own Black officers?...

The Department of Justice has launched a civil rights investigation looking into the police departments hiring practices and other things...

 2022-09-20 18:10 

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Move Over King Charles, Here Are More Black Men We Call Royalty [UPDATED]...

Now that King Charle's reign is imminent, we added more Black kings who will always reign in our hearts....

 2022-09-20 18:04 

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Ex-Kansas Cop Accused of Preying on Black Women Ordered to be Released from Jail...

After allegations of kidnapping, sexual assault and rape, somehow he has been allowed to go home as he waits for trial....

 2022-09-20 17:31 

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Jackson Residents Clapped back, claiming Officials Neglected The City's Water for Decades...

Last Friday, Jackson, Mississippi, residents filed a civil class action lawsuit alleging officials...

 2022-09-20 16:55 

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Hurricane Fiona Devastated Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic. Turks and Caicos Is Next....

Grand Turk is the latest area to experience damage due to the furious storm....

 2022-09-20 16:32 

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It's Time To Start Believing in Jalen Hurts...

The Philadelphia Eagles quarterback put on a clinic against the Minnesota Vikings on Monday Night Football....

 2022-09-20 16:17 

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WNBA Players Avoid Playing in Russia As Brittney Griner Remains Imprisoned, War in Ukraine Continues...

Many of the league's stars won't play in the country while Brittney Griner is still wrongfully detained....

 2022-09-20 16:17 

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Black Twitter Debates HBCUs vs Predominately White Institutions...

Black people continued the annual tradition of arguing about PWIs vs HBCUs on social media....

 2022-09-20 15:50 

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A$AP Rocky Responds to 2021 Shooting Case Allegations...

'Rocky didn't shoot him by any stretch,' the rapper's defense lawyer, Joe Tacopina, said in a statment....

 2022-09-20 15:32 

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First Children's Book About Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson Hits Shelves This Spring...

We got a sneak peek at the cover of...

 2022-09-20 15:12 

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Stay Mad! Lil Nas X Offered Pizza To "Homophobic" Protestors Outside Of Boston Concert...
 2022-09-20 15:00 

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Behind the Scenes of the Andrew Brown Case with Chance Lynch...

Civil rights lawyer, Chance Lynch, spoke at The Root Institute about his experience on the Andrew Brown case....

 2022-09-20 14:25 

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Unlike Kyle Rittenhouse, Black People Can't Argue "Stand Your Ground," Attorney Argues...

Suddenly the tables turn when a Black man shoots at someone in self-defense....

 2022-09-20 14:18 

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Viola Davis Responds to Criticisms About The Woman King's Historical Accuracy...

'Most of the story is fictionalized. It has to be,' the Oscar, Emmy and Tony-winning actor explained....

 2022-09-20 14:05 

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You Notice Herschel Walker Goes Out of His Way To Act Dumb?...

We got your ticket: The Georgia Republican candidate for Senate wants to lower expectations ahead of his debate with Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-GA) in October....

 2022-09-20 13:21 

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Chris Redd Leaving Saturday Night Live After 5 Seasons...

The Kenan star joins other high-profile cast exits ahead of Season 48....

 2022-09-20 12:00 

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Chance Lynch: Why We Must Understand Qualified Immunity...

Civil rights lawyer, Chance Lynch, spoke at The Root Institute about the importance of understanding how cops can legally get away with killing Black people....

 2022-09-20 11:30 

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Here Are the Black Characters and Shows that Made Disney Better...

We are cheering Halle Bailey for taken on an iconic role, but lets also recognize the other Black (real and animated) characters who helped Disney shine....

 2022-09-19 23:03 

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Adnan Syed, Who Inspired "Serial" Podcast, Released From Prison...

His questionable conviction helped blow up podcasting as a popular media...

 2022-09-19 21:09 

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Flamboyant Brooklyn Bishop involved in More Drama...

Lamor Whitehead's pulpit never lacks for excitement...

 2022-09-19 20:50 

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Fifth Survivor of Birmingham Church Bombing Reunites with Nurse who Saved Her...

It's been 60 years since the two saw each other that tragic day....

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