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Chadwick Boseman fought to reestablish a fine arts department. It's now named after him

Chadwick Boseman's alma mater has officially renamed a building after him. Howard University placed the late actor's name over its fine arts building, a year after he died of colon cancer at age 43.
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Michael K. Williams, 'Wire' actor, found dead

Michael K. Williams, an actor best known for his role as Omar Little on HBO's "The Wire," has died. He was 54.
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Clinton College, a South Carolina HBCU, Offers Full-Time Students Free Tuition

Clinton College, a small historically Black college (HBCU) located in Rock Hill, South Carolina is offering all full-time students free tuition for the upcoming 2021-22 academic year reported Good Black News.
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School District responds to racial controversy at Salinas High

Salinas Union High School District is responding to a racial controversy that took place at Salinas High School. The district became aware of disturbing images and videos circulating on social media of a Black doll.
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Houston's Raevyn Rogers Leans On Faith

When Houston’s Raevyn Rogers helped give her mother a birthday to remember until the end of time.
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Marla Gibbs' scary moment at her Hollywood Walk of Fame unveiling

After decades in the business Marla Gibbs knows that the show must go on and it did on Tuesday after the actress became overcome at her Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony.
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Alpha Kappa Alpha Welcomes New Honorary Members on Good Morning America

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.® welcomed in eight new members with a big announcement on Good Morning America. Broadcast anchor Robin Roberts, award winning actress Tracee Ellis Ross, novelist and social activist Alice Walker, Academy Award costume designer Ruth E. ...
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Chicago Sky's Candace Parker will be the first woman on the cover of 'NBA 2K'

A bestselling basketball video game will, for the first time ever, feature a woman athlete on its cover. Candace Parker, of the WNBA's Chicago Sky, will be on the cover of a special edition of "NBA 2K22." Her appearance marks ...
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Black Caucus asks feds to launch full-scale investigation of Louisiana State Police

Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus leaders announced Tuesday that they will be sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice to request a “top-to-bottom” investigation of Louisiana State Police following a series of high-profile beatings of Black motorists and alleged ...
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A New Series From the Obamas Aims to Teach Civics Through Music

Michelle and Barack Obama announced that they have executive produced and Netflix will stream We the People, a 10-episode television series aimed at educating children on United States civics lessons, starting on July 4 of this year.
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Dr. Cindy Crusto Becomes First Black Woman Professor in Yale Psychiatry History

Cindy Crusto, PhD, has always been interested in children’s health and well-being. As a high schooler in New Orleans, she worked at her mother’s Montessori early care and education center and ran afterschool programs, but when she took her first ...
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Sha'Carri Richardson Is Now One of the Fastest Women in America

Whether watching from Jamaica, Japan or the U.S. it was hard to miss that shock of flowing, orange hair that came streaking across the finish line first in Eugene on Saturday night.
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Texas College Names Vice President for Academic Affairs

Texas College is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jan E. Duncan to the position of Vice President for Academic Affairs. Dr. Duncan comes to the college with broad experiences and expertise that covers all levels of secondary and ...
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New national holiday sets off scramble to shut down governments nationwide Friday

States across the country are scrambling to close their government offices Friday after President Joe Biden signed legislation establishing Juneteenth as a US federal holiday.
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Kristen Clarke: Civil Rights New Heroine

If ever one's life was predestined to make a change in the world, it is that of Kristen Clarke. Before she even graduated high school, she challenged the universe to envision "a world with more justice, greater equity, and equal ...
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