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 2021-09-27 22:30 

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Will Smith On BLM, His New Book and That One Red Table Talk Episode (You Know Which One)...

The iconic movie star is set to release his first ever memoir, aptly titled Will, on November 9....

 2021-09-27 22:00 

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FedEx Driver Won't Deliver to Homes With BLM, Biden Signs. So, FedEx Sends Him Packing...

Vincent Paterno took to TikTok to claim that he was no longer delivering packages to homes with Black Lives Matter signs....

 2021-09-27 21:30 

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Cynthia Bailey Turns in Her Peach, Announces Exit From The Real Housewives of Atlanta...

With co-star NeNe Leakes having left the series and speculation about cast member Porsha Williams' return, RHOA is experiencing a 'shakeup.'...

 2021-09-27 21:00 

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FBI Investigates Missouri Officers Following Video Of Police Dog Biting Black Man...

In a video captured by an onlooker, three Woodson Terrace officers stand by as a Black man they placed under arrest was bitten twice by a police dog....

 2021-09-27 20:30 

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Simone Biles Admits That She 'Should Have Quit Gymnastics Way Before Tokyo'...

The 24-year-old reflected on her experience at the Tokyo Olympics and had plenty to say....

 2021-09-27 20:00 

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Blasts 'Disingenuous Vaccine Deniers', Insists 'There Is No Room' for NBA Players Who Refuse to Get Vaccinated...

The NBA's civil war between unvaccinated players and COVID-19 health and safety protocols has reached a fever pitch....

 2021-09-27 19:53 

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R. Kelly Found Guilty of All 9 Charges, Including Racketeering and Sex Trafficking...

The racketeering charge alone holds a 20-year potential sentence; Kelly's sentence will be announced May 4....

 2021-09-27 19:30 

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Everything You Need to Know About the Great Replacement Theory. And Yes, It's Racist...

Tucker Carlson and Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz recently shared love for the great replacement theory, but what exactly is it?...

 2021-09-27 19:00 

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The View Co-Hosts Sunny Hostin and Ana Navarro Back at the Table After False Positive COVID Tests...

The two were abruptly pulled away live on-air during Friday morning's broadcast....

 2021-09-27 18:00 

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Black Google Produce Manager Says He Was Stopped by Security Because They Didn't Believe He Worked There...

This isn't the first time the tech giant has made news over its issues with Black employees....

 2021-09-27 17:00 

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Rochester Police Officer Faces Discipline in Daniel Prude Case...

Officer Mark Vaughn was one of seven officers caught on video forcefully detaining and mocking Daniel Prude during his mental health crisis....

 2021-09-27 16:00 

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Dog Park Karen Fired After Telling Black Couple to 'Stay in Your Hood'...

The person she harassed wrote a book instructing white people on how to be better white people. She should probably get a copy....

 2021-09-27 15:00 

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The Chiefs Have Some Things to Fix, the Rams Are in the Super Bowl Mix and Other Takeaways From Week 3 of the NFL...

Here's the latest and greatest from Week 3 of the NFL....

 2021-09-27 13:58 

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'The Lights Are On and We Are Back!': Winners From the 2021 Tony Awards...

Sunday night's ceremony was hosted by six-time Tony award-winner Audra McDonald....

 2021-09-26 16:33 

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A Right-Leaning Group Has Created Materials to Teach People How to Combat Critical Race Theory in Their Communities...

The group is led by a former Trump staffer and argues that CRT will 'socially replace' white people....

 2021-09-26 15:29 

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Trump Suggests Stacey Abrams Might Be a Better Georgia Governor Than Brian Kemp...

He's obviously not being serious, but at the same time, he's not wrong....

 2021-09-26 14:37 

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Texas School Board Moves Forward With Process to Fire Black Principal Accused of Teaching Critical Race Theory...

The district says that the board's vote is only one step of the process and that Principal James Whitfield will have an opportunity to appeal the decision....

 2021-09-25 17:04 

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USDA to Form Commission to Tackle Racial Disparities That Hurt Black Farmers...

The agency has long been accused of discrimination against Black farmers regarding loan applications and debt forgiveness....

 2021-09-25 15:46 

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A Maryland Parking Lot That Was Once the Site of a Historic Black Cemetery May Be Sold A Property Management Firm...

Activists have filed a lawsuit to block the sale. A hearing will be held Monday to determine what happens next....

 2021-09-25 14:22 

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Grand Jury Indicts Former Louisiana State Trooper for Beating Black Motorist 18 Times with a Flashlight...

The federal charges against Jacob Brown come as he faces state charges for other excessive uses of force against Black people during his career....

 2021-09-24 23:00 

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'I Have Spoken With Her. We Are Hanging In There': Wendy Williams' Brother Gives Update on Her Condition...

The popular daytime talk show host recently tested positive for a breakthrough case of COVID-19....

 2021-09-24 22:00 

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North Carolina Principal Apologizes for 'White' Sign Pictured Over School Drinking Fountain...

The principal says the sign was misplaced after cheerleading practice at Piedmont High School....

 2021-09-24 21:00 

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Florida Lawmaker Proposes Abortion Ban, 'Florida Heartbeat Act'...

Republican State Rep. Webster Barnaby proposed the law just weeks after the abortion ban in Texas went into effect....

 2021-09-24 20:00 

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It's Go Time: Odell Beckham Jr. Set to Make Season Debut on Sunday for the Cleveland Browns...

The 28-year-old is returning from a season-ending ACL tear that he suffered on Oct. 25....

 2021-09-24 19:00 

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The Funk Boutique: The New Yeezys Look Like Something Off of a Golden Crust Menu...

Gabrielle Union's clothing line announces monthly drops; Junny Hibbert debuted new collection 'Mama' at NYFW, Michaela Ja is here to stay...

 2021-09-24 18:30 

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Rihanna Told Me I'm Pretty and Other Amazing Things That Happened at Savage x Fenty...

Rihanna hosted a 'Savage x Fenty Vol. 3' viewing in NYC on Wednesday and the lewks, music and preview of the show did not disappoint....

 2021-09-24 18:00 

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The Root Institute: HBCUs—the Legacy, the Now, the Future...

Panama Jackson was joined by Andrea Jackson Gavin and Dr. Jelani Favors to talk about historically Black colleges and universities....

 2021-09-24 17:00 

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Andrew Wiggins' Refusal to Get Vaccinated Could Create Some Big Problems for the Golden State Warriors...

The 26-year-old could miss every Golden State Warrior home game due to his stance on the COVID-19 vaccine....

 2021-09-24 16:30 

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The Root Institute 2021: Retracing Our Steps, Preserving Our History...

Best-selling authors Bakari Sellers and Morgan Jerkins discuss the importance of telling our stories, our way...

 2021-09-24 16:00 

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Senate Democrats, Why Are You Silent on Voting Rights?...

Civil rights and racial justice groups are leading the fight to battle the barrage of attacks on our right to vote...

 2021-09-24 15:22 

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Derek Chauvin Appeals His Conviction in the Death of George Floyd...

Former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin says he has run out of money and was denied a public defender in the fight to overturn his conviction....

 2021-09-24 15:00 

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The Root Institute 2021: Generation X Are the Original Influencers...

Say what you want about the so-called 'forgotten generation,' but we created the culture....

 2021-09-24 14:50 

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R. Kelly's Defense Presents Closing Arguments Comparing Him to Martin Luther King Jr., Hugh Hefner and Mike Pence...

Regardless of the outcome in the New York trial, Kelly still faces additional charges in Illinois and Minnesota....

 2021-09-24 14:00 

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Candace Parker Clips the Dallas Wings, Phoenix Mercury Eliminate New York Liberty in First Round of WNBA Playoffs...

The six-time WNBA All-Star brought the fire and thunder in the opening round of the WNBA Playoffs....

 2021-09-24 13:00 

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10 Black Female Officers Accuse DC Police of Racial and Sexual Discrimination in Class-Action Lawsuit...

One plaintiff said a fellow officer on the Metropolitan Police force took out his penis and urinated in a bottle in front of her, according to the lawsuit....

 2021-09-23 20:00 

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Ashton Sanders to Portray Bobby Brown in Upcoming Biopic I Wanna Dance With Somebody...

Sanders currently stars as RZA on the hip-hop drama series, Wu-Tang: An American Saga on Hulu....

 2021-09-23 19:00 

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Steph Curry Is Having a Hell of a Week...

The three-time NBA champion is living his best life....

 2021-09-23 17:30 

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'This Isn't About Good People or Bad People': The Root Presents: It's Lit! Explores The Purpose of Power With Alicia Garza...

The Black Lives Matter co-founder and Black Futures Lab founder puts our present moment in context with a riveting retracing of her own path to activism....

 2021-09-23 17:00 

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Says Asymptomatic Students Exposed to COVID-19 Can Go to School...

In this latest attempt to kill off his constituents, Gov. DeSantis says the new policy acknowledges that quarantines get in the way of the students' education....

 2021-09-23 16:30 

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The Root Institute 2021: Cryptocurrency and The New Creator Economy...

Curious about what the new Web 3.0 is all about? We invite you to dive into this informative panel for a helpful primer....

 2021-09-23 16:00 

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My HBCU Comeback Moment: Homecoming at Albany State...

'It's a sacred moment in time where we get to come together and just have fun.'...

 2021-09-23 15:30 

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Bipartisan Police-Overhaul Talks Fail Because Republicans Love Cops More Than Black People...

The two sides couldn't reach an agreement, and something tells me Republicans are just fine with that....

 2021-09-23 15:00 

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The Root Institute 2021: How Black Women Will Change the Tech World...

In this timely conversation, two experts in AI and data mining give us the lowdown on why more Black people should be engaged in this industry....

 2021-09-23 14:35 

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R.Kelly's New York Trial Nears End as Prosecutors Begin Closing Arguments...

While the prosecutorial team spent nearly five weeks presenting their case, the defense, in contrast, spent less than three days....

 2021-09-23 14:00 

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NFL Star Aaron Jones Recovers Pendant Containing His Father's Ashes After Losing It During 4-Touchdown Game...

All praises due to Green Bay Packers head athletic trainer Bryan 'Flea' Engel, who recovered the pendant....

 2021-09-23 13:30 

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The Root Institute 2021: Black Women, Are We Thriving or Simply Surviving the Workplace?...

Black women are among the most educated demographics but remain among the most vulnerable in the workplace. How do we translate our dynamism to power at work?...

 2021-09-22 23:00 

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'Large Nostrils': Methodist University Suspends Sorority After Racist Presentation...

A member of Alpha Delta Pi made a PowerPoint using pictures of four Black Methodist University football players, pointing out their Black features....

 2021-09-22 22:30 

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9 Oakland Officers Disciplined for Sharing Racist and Sexist Social Media Posts...

The investigation found that the nine officers used their work phones to access and share inappropriate content....

 2021-09-22 22:14 

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Melvin Van Peebles, the Godfather of Black Film, Is Dead at 89...

Disgust over the lack of realistic onscreen portrayals of Black people led Van Peebles to make movies—on his terms....

 2021-09-22 22:00 

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PageTurners: In Both Fiction and Nonfiction, This Week's Authors and Characters Play 'Make Believe'...

We aren't the only critics to describe Percival Everett's novel The Trees as 'page turning'; James Baldwin's prophetic essays are now available in paperback....

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