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Bessie Coleman, pioneering pilot, now has her own Barbie

What does Bessie Coleman have in common with Tina Turner, Jane Goodall and Madam C.J. Walker? As of Wednesday, it's a Barbie doll.
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Indianapolis Colts vs. Houston Texans - Sunday, January 8, 2023 - Postgame Notes

“Proud of the guys overcoming three turnovers in the first half. Gave ourselves a shot to win at the end. Unfortunately, didn't make enough plays at the end to get off the field. But we ran the ball well. Battled ...
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Hakeem Jeffries makes history as the first Black lawmaker to lead a party in Congress

Hakeem Jeffries made history as the first Black lawmaker to lead a party in Congress, addressing the 118th Congress for the first time in the early hours of Saturday morning.
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OWN Premieres Season 2 of "Love & Marriage: D.C." on Saturday, January 21 at 8pm ET/PT

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today that its unscripted series “Love & Marriage: D.C.” will bow its second season on Saturday, January 21 at 8pm ET/PT, on the heels of a three-part reunion of the current season of OWN’s smash ...
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HMAAC Hosts Legendary Champagne & Ribs

The Houston Museum of African American Culture presents the legendary Champagne & Ribs event on Thursday, December 15, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. The charity fundraiser will be hosted by nine-time Grammy Award-winning producer Bryan Michael Cox. Veteran newsmen from FOX ...
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Meet the history-makers of the 2022 midterm elections

As midterm results continue to roll in days after Election Day, Democratic and Republican candidates have already been celebrating historic victories. Heading into Election Day, both parties were looking to diversify their ranks of elected officials, both in Congress and ...
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House Democrats pick Hakeem Jeffries to succeed Nancy Pelosi, the first Black lawmaker to lead a party in Congress

House Democrats chose caucus chair Hakeem Jeffries of New York to succeed Nancy Pelosi as leader of the Democrats in the chamber next year, a historic move that will make him the first Black person to lead one of the ...
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Performing Arts Houston presents Dance Theatre of Harlem Houston Education Residency

Performing Arts Houston presents Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) for a week-long Education and Community Residency, December 6-11. The residency will offer a wide range of engagement opportunities throughout Houston, in advance of the company’s performances at Jones Hall this ...
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House Democrats pick Hakeem Jeffries to succeed Nancy Pelosi, the first Black lawmaker to lead a party in Congress

House Democrats chose caucus chair Hakeem Jeffries of New York to succeed Nancy Pelosi as leader of the Democrats in the chamber next year, a historic move that will make him the first Black person to lead one of the ...
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Angela Bassett's tribute to courageous women is the inspiration you need today

Angela Bassett gave a rousing speech about female empowerment at the Glamour Women of the Year event on Tuesday night.
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Kanye West can't sell 'White Lives Matter' shirts because two Black men own the trademark

Two Black radio hosts in Arizona could be a potential roadblock if Kanye West ever decided to sell his "White Lives Matter" T-shirts in the United States.
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Black men say they feel ignored by politicians. A historic Senate face-off between two Black men isn't helping

Aaron Bethea says he has voted election after election for US presidents, governors and senators -- and yet those lawmakers have done little to nothing to improve life for him, his family or his community.
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Wells Fargo’s first Black American Board Foundation Member Shares His Perspective on the Post and Discusses Career Journey

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “There is a saying, do not talk about it, be about it,” said Otis Rolley, now the head of Philanthropy and Community Impact at the bank and president of the Wells Fargo Foundation. Rolley also counts as ...
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Houston Museum of African American Culture (HMAAC) Presents Negative Women: Four Photographers Questioning Boundaries November 4 - January 27 Curated by Christopher Blay

The Houston Museum of African American Culture (HMAAC) is proud to present NEGATIVE WOMEN: FOUR PHOTOGRAPHERS QUESTIONING BOUNDARIES, curated by Christopher Blay, HMAAC’s Chief Curator. The exhibition opens for a preview on November 4, from 7 - 9PM with refreshments. ...
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Marvel Studios' "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" World Premiere

Stars, Filmmakers and Special Guests Hit the Purple Carpet in Hollywood Tonight, Celebrating Marvel Studios' "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever"
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