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  • Jul 04, 2022

    Source: Getty Images / Getty UPDATED: 7:45 a.m. ET, July 4, 2022 — In a very telling sign, the fateful words of Frederick Douglass from a speech he delivered 170 years ago still resonate very much in 2022 as Black people in America continue the fight for the same kind of equality that the legendary...

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  • Jul 02, 2022

    Pauli Murray Source: Bettmann / Getty July 1 is the annual feast day for Episcopal saint Pauli Murray, the first Black woman to be ordained by the denomination: an affirmation of her many contributions not only to the church but to social justice in the United States. Saints exemplify “what it mean...

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  • Jun 30, 2022

    Source: Pool / Getty The testimony from the January 6th committee hearing has rocked the nation. It has democrats looking for answers and republicans defending former President Donald Trump. The American people, both red and blue have questions. The biggest one? Is the testimony from these hearings...

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  • Jun 28, 2022

    UPDATED: 3:35 p.m. ET, June 28, 2022 While death is inevitably a part of life, that truth doesn’t make it any easier to say goodbye to those who have died. So far in 2022, we’ve had to say goodbye to some notable Black people. Sam Gilliam, a celebrated abstract artist particularly known for his wor...

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  • Jun 26, 2022

    Source: Brandon Bell / Getty When people think of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), they typically think of war zones and possibly areas plagued by gun violence. Few people recognize the trauma that can arise from living through a natural disaster worsened by climate change and policy inaction...

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  • Jun 24, 2022

    Sydney Angela Holder | Source: Tuscaloosa County Jail A white woman community college student from McCalla, Alabama, has just been arrested and charged for posting to social media her apparent desire to shoot Black people. Specifically, 20-year-old Sydney Angela Holder allegedly posted that she’ll ...

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  • Jun 22, 2022

    Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) gestures to Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD) while leaving after questioning U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen at a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on the Financial Stability Oversight Council Annual Report to Congress on May 10, 2022, on Capitol Hill ...

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  • Jun 20, 2022

    Visionary Ava DuVernay has masterfully used her passion for storytelling to bring narratives that illustrate the human condition to the forefront, and the California native will be celebrated at the 2022 International Emmy Awards for her groundbreaking work. According to The Hollywood Reporter, she...

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  • Jun 18, 2022

    Mogul Kevin Hart has used his platform to inspire individuals to lead healthy lifestyles and he’s taking his efforts to the next level with a new business venture. According to Los Angeles Magazine, the Hartbeat founder will open two plant-based restaurants. Exclusive: ⁦@KevinHart4real⁩ To Open Pla...

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  • Jun 16, 2022

    U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS), Chair of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol, joined by fellow Committee members, delivers opening remarks during a hearing on the January 6th investigation on Capitol Hill on June 9, 2022, in Washington, D.C. | Source: Dr...

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  • Jun 14, 2022

    Source: Found Image Holdings Inc / Getty On Monday, we reported that 31 alleged white supremacists from the white nationalist group Patriot Front came to Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and were arrested after they were spotted packing themselves into a U-Haul truck with tactical gear and accused of conspiri...

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  • Jun 12, 2022

    Source: Leigh Vogel / Getty Still unnerved by the deadly mass shootings in a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, and at a school in Uvalde, Texas, in particular, what seemed like millions of people this weekend took to America’s streets as part of the March For Our Lives protests that sprinkled the c...

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