Celebration of Black Culture

Black History Moment: Davis Helped to Open the Door for Blacks in the Military

Benjamin Oliver Davis, Sr. may not be a familiar name, however, his accomplishments sure are as they opened the door for Black leadership in the military. At 21 years old, Davis entered the army during the Spanish American War as ...
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Michelle Obama is launching a cooking show on Netflix

Former First Lady Michelle Obama is launching a kid-centric cooking show on Netflix.
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Mary Wilson, a founding member of 'The Supremes,' has died

Mary Wilson, a founding member of "The Supremes" has died at the age of 76, her publicist told CNN.
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Golden Globe nominations make for history-making day for female directors

It's a Golden Globes first, but hopefully, not a Golden Globes last.
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The Black Lives Matter movement has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize

The Black Lives Matter movement has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize.
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Cicely Tyson, iconic and influential actress, dies at 96

Cicely Tyson, an award-winning icon of the stage and screen who broke barriers for Black actresses with surpassing dignity, died Thursday, her longtime manager Larry Thompson confirmed to CNN.
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Hollywood pays tribute to Cicely Tyson

Cicely Tyson was a petite woman, but to those lucky enough to walk any of the paths she carved in Hollywood, she was the giant on whose shoulders they stood.
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Cicely Tyson's radiant power

For Black women of a certain age, Cicely Tyson, who died this week, holds a very particular place as an artist.
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"I've Been to the Mountaintop," Address Delivered at Bishop Charles Mason Temple on April 3, 1968 in Memphis, Tenn.

Thank you very kindly, my friends. As I listened to Ralph Abernathy and his eloquent and generous introduction and then thought about myself, I wondered who he was talking about. [Laughter] It's always good to have your closest friend and ...
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Michael B. Jordan: People Magazine’s SEXIST MAN ALIVE FOR 2020

What makes a man sexy? His eyes? His body? His swag? Whatever it is, actor Michael B. Jordan clearly has it all. As the 33-year-old has grown over the years, the number of his female fans has grown as well.
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Michael Jordan opens second medical clinic in Charlotte

A second medical clinic funded by six-time NBA champion and Charlotte Hornets majority owner Michael Jordan opened in the North Carolina city earlier this week.
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Create Quality School Day Meals with Simple Shortcuts

The seemingly constant rush of hectic school days and nights often leaves busy families feeling like there’s no time for a homemade meal around the table. However, taking shortcuts that don’t skip out on quality can mean more time together ...
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'I Can See Clearly Now' singer Johnny Nash dies at 80

Johnny Nash, best known for his 1972 hit "I Can See Clearly Now," died Tuesday morning, his son, John Nash, told CNN. He was 80 years old.
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Second grand juror in Breonna Taylor case interested in speaking out, Louisville activist says

A Louisville activist says he's been contacted by a second grand juror who asked for advice on how to speak out about deliberations in the Breonna Taylor case.
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Nation’s Largest Historically Black Boarding School Adding Students

The Piney Woods School, one of America’s oldest independent, historically black boarding schools, is partnering with the Woodson Center for a virtual fundraising event that will enable the school to provide scholarships and tuition assistance to up to 200 low-income ...

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