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 2023-01-09 18:56 

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Naomi Osaka, Venus Williams Withdraw From Australian Open; Coco Gauff Wins Warm Up Tournament in New Zealand...

As Coco Gauff hits her stride ahead of 2023 Australian Open, Grand Slam champions Naomi Osaka, Venus Williams withdraw from the event....

 2023-01-09 18:39 

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Prince Harry Denies Calling His Family Racist, Reveals If He and Meghan Markle Will Ever Return as Working Royals...

This interview comes just before the release of his unprecedented memoir, Spare, which is set to hit shelves Jan. 10....

 2023-01-09 18:35 

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6-Year-Old Boy in Custody After Opening Fire in Classroom...

Shooting suspects are becoming younger and younger....

 2023-01-09 18:20 

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First HBCU Gymnastics Team Slayed Their Debut Meet...

Fisk University placed fourth at the largest collegiate gymnastics event...

 2023-01-09 18:15 

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Duke U Professor: Damar Hamlin Is Proof Football Violence Hurts Black Men More...

Professor Tracie Canada calls it "terrifyingly ordinary" in an opinion piece for Scientific American....

 2023-01-09 17:20 

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Wisconsin DOJ Agent Ordered To Stand Trial After Shooting Unarmed Black Man...

A DOJ agent has been ordered to stand trial after shooting and injuring Quadren Wilson during a traffic stop in Madison, Wisconsin last year....

 2023-01-09 16:45 

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NFL Celebrates Damar Hamlin With Tributes From Fans, Players...

During the final weekend of the regular season, NFL players and fans showed their love for the Buffalo Bills safety....

 2023-01-09 16:05 

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Judge Upholds Lawsuit Against VA Cops who Pepper Sprayed Black Army Lt....

Both officers deny any wrongdoing in the incident....

 2023-01-09 16:03 

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50 Cent Reveals Plans for Multiple BMF Spinoffs, 8 Mile Series...

'We're in motion. It's gonna be big. I ain't got no duds,' 50 said....

 2023-01-09 15:41 

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NFL Players Called Out For Mocking CPR On Field After Damar Hamlin Cardiac Arrest...

Many fans called the move...

 2023-01-09 14:40 

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Lizzo Calls Out the Appropriation of 'Cancel Culture'...

The 'About Damn Time' singer tweeted about how the term has been misused and redefined....

 2023-01-09 13:00 

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Black Celebrity Twins, Look-A-Likes and Everything in Between...

These are the Black celebrities that have twins, look just like their parents or look like other celebrities....

 2023-01-09 12:00 

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Real Housewives', Gizelle Bryant & Robyn Dixon, Talk Success Of Reasonably Shady...

The Potomac housewives share their joy and memories about their NAACP Award-nominated podcast....

 2023-01-08 12:00 

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Reebok Honors Black Greek Organizations With Cool Apparel Collection...

Yard Love is part of the company's increased commitment to diversity and inclusion, both internally and externally...

 2023-01-08 12:00 

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Jonathan Majors Is The First Black Aviator In DevotionOur TV Pick This Week...

Jonathan Majors in the acclaimed, true life Korean War epic is what's Black on TV....

 2023-01-07 20:00 

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Black Wellness Influencers to Follow in 2023...

Here are social media stars to help you improve your mind, body, and soul....

 2023-01-07 15:00 

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Everything Coming to Phase 5 of the MCU in 2023...

Here's our complete roundup of all the 2023 MCU releases we can't miss....

 2023-01-07 14:00 

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Where Is The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City's Mary M. Cosby?...

RHOSLC star Mary M. Cosby skipped the Season 2 reunion. But what is she up to now?...

 2023-01-07 12:00 

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Meet the Black Man Who Took Down the Robert E. Lee Monument...

A number of white contractors declined taking down Confederate statues....

 2023-01-07 12:00 

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Small Town Horror: The Story Of A Sheriff's Deputy Who Wielded A Lasso On A Suspect...

The Sheriff's Deputy told a passing patrol trooper she'd been waiting for the moment she could use a lasso on a suspect....

 2023-01-06 23:05 

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12 Things I Know Now, I Wish I Knew Then...

I caught up with some of my longtime besties to find out what nuggets of wisdom they wish they could share with their younger selves...

 2023-01-06 22:46 

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Kenyan LGBTQ Activist Found Dead in Metal Box...

Police say the motive for the killing is currently unknown....

 2023-01-06 20:30 

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Here's Why It's Dangerous to Label Black Women "Strong"...

Some Black women have taken to TikTok to address this stereotype....

 2023-01-06 20:05 

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SC Court Permanently Blocks Abortion Ban...

The South Carolina Supreme Court defended the right to abortion, arguing that the state's six--week abortion ban violated South Carolina's Constitution....

 2023-01-06 19:24 

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Ruben Santiago-Hudson Explains Why He's Finally Getting to Do His Best Work on East New York...

The award-winning actor spoke to The Root about how the CBS series differs from other cop shows he's been on....

 2023-01-06 19:00 

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Taraji P. Henson to Angie Martinez: "Who's There To Lift Me Up?"...

The Empire actress sat down with Angie Martinez to talk about what she's doing to make her well-being a priority...

 2023-01-06 18:25 

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French Montana's Video Shoot Turns into a Real-life Shootout...

Rob49, the other rapper featured in the music video with French Montana, was shot during the incident....

 2023-01-06 18:11 

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Here's Why Kim Kardashian and North West's Latest TikTok Has People Losing It Online...

North is the oldest of Kim and Kanye West's four children and frequently posts random videos to social media....

 2023-01-06 17:19 

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Damar Hamlin Has Breathing Tube Removed, Communicates With Family, Teammates...

The Buffalo Bills safety is now awake and talking with his family and teammates....

 2023-01-06 17:07 

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A Record Number of Discrimination Complaints Flooded the Department of Education...

The U.S. Department of Education received nearly 19,000 discrimination complaints last fiscal year, setting a new record for the office....

 2023-01-06 15:55 

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'It Hurt My Feelings': Sheryl Lee Ralph Discusses Lack of Inclusion in 2006 Dreamgirls Film...

Ralph, along with fellow actresses Loretta Devine and Jennifer Holliday, originally starred in the Broadway production in 1981....

 2023-01-06 15:34 

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Al Roker Makes Emotional Return To "Today" Show After Hospital Stint...

"My heart is just bursting," Roker said upon his return....

 2023-01-06 15:25 

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Rapper Fetty Wap's Sentencing in Drug Trafficking Case Will Have To Wait...

The New Jersey rapper pled guilty to drug charges in August 2022 and will face a minimum of five years in prison....

 2023-01-06 15:23 

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Wall Street Journal Demands Investigation After Reporter Is Arrested in Phoenix...

So ... is reporting while Black against the law now too?...

 2023-01-06 15:15 

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Can You Get Abortion Pills At Your Local Pharmacy Now?...

The FDA just announced a major change about how abortion medication can be dispersed. Here, we break down the six things you need to know about the decision....

 2023-01-06 15:02 

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Tee Higgins 'In a Good Place' Following News of Damar Hamlin's Improvement...

The Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver reveals how he's handled the aftermath of Damar Hamlin's on-field cardiac arrest....

 2023-01-06 12:00 

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The Foldover Warm Slap with Pom By Grace Eleyae Is Our Swag Of The Week...

This satin-lined hat may keep your hair fizz-free and your head warm in the winter, but is it a hot buy?...

 2023-01-06 09:33 

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Tiktok's Karens Tried to Stop "Black Girl Follow Train"...

I'll take a double shot of white woman tears. No ice....

 2023-01-06 09:30 

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Here Are the Movies We'd Love to See Become TV Series...

These are the movies we want to see follow in The Best Man: The Final Chapters' footsteps....

 2023-01-05 22:08 

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Exclusive: White House Tackles Price Gouging In Prisons...

President Joe Biden signs legislation capping the cost of phone calls to incarcerated people, in a major win for criminal justice reform....

 2023-01-05 21:30 

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Connecticut Lawmaker Tragically Dies In Car Crash After Attending His Own Swearing-In Ceremony...
 2023-01-05 21:26 

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Minnesota City Creates Committee to Give Reparations to Descendants of Enslaved Africans...

The St. Paul City Council voted to create the St, Paul Recovery Act Community Reparations Commission....

 2023-01-05 21:23 

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Sheriff's Deputy Caught on Tape Threatening to Shoot LA Rapper...

The artist said he was just sitting in his car when the incident happened....

 2023-01-05 21:04 

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Messy Ass Republicans Move To 9th Speaker Vote After Kevin McCarthy Loses 8th Ballot For Speaker...

McCarthy's humiliation won't stop him from trying his best to secure the position....

 2023-01-05 20:38 

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Music Producer & Beyonc Collaborator, Dixson, Plays That's So Random...

The Roc Nation singer/songwriterwho plays 11 instrumentstalks about his new album,...

 2023-01-05 20:11 

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R. Kelly Reportedly Made Aaliyah's Parents Sign NDA After Marriage Annulment...

Kelly allegedly also asked the minister that officiated the wedding to sign one as well, but he declined and testified against Kelly during his 2021 trial....

 2023-01-05 19:23 

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Black People Made Up 24% Of Those Killed By Cops In 2022...

This statistic is especially alarming since we only account for 13% of the population....

 2023-01-05 19:11 

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Dwayne Johnson's Reported Pitch for Power Leads to Rift With Warner Bros....

Future plans for the DC film universe have led to problems between the Black Adam star and the studio....

 2023-01-05 18:55 

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15 Young Black Actresses Who'll Blow Up (even more) in 2023...

Halle Bailey, Dominique Thorne, Yara Shahidi are only a few Black young stars taking Hollywood by storm...

 2023-01-05 18:20 

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Celebrity Memoirs We're Waiting To Drop...

Along with a highly-anticipated book from Justice Brown, we're looking forward to juicy memoirs from Tiffany Haddish, Stephen A. Smith, Prince Harry and others....

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