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The rich really are different: They're buying more jewelry during Covid

MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM starring Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman coming to Netflix December 18th and in select theaters in November. This is one of Boseman's last projects.
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Lift Every Voice: The Biden Plan for Black America

Joe Biden knows that African Americans can never have a fair shot at the American Dream so long as entrenched disparities are allowed to quietly chip away at opportunity. He is running for President to rebuild our economy in a ...
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Fact check: Kamala Harris and Mike Pence debate

Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris are participating Wednesday in the lone vice presidential debate of the 2020 election.
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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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How to watch tonight's vice presidential debate

Kamala Harris and Mike Pence are scheduled to face off Wednesday night in the first and only general election vice presidential debate of 2020. The debate will begin at 9 p.m. ET.
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HMAAC and Pink & Green Foundation: A Charitable Art Auction

HMAAC in partnership with the Pink & Green Charitable Foundation is bringing to you a Zoom Art Auction you definitely don't want to miss. Buy original art online from top artists while making a donation to two great cultural organizations.
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Regina King and Uzo Aduba wear shirts honoring Breonna Taylor during the Emmys

Actresses Regina King and Uzo Aduba both wore shirts in tribute to Breonna Taylor during their respective acceptance speeches at the Emmy Awards on Sunday.
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Gladys Knight and Patti LaBelle gave us a legendary Verzuz 'battle'

To quote a famous Patti LaBelle hit "Hey sister, go sister, soul sister, go sister." On Sunday LaBelle and Gladys Knight were the latest artists featured in the Verzuz "battle" on Instagram Live organized by producers Swizz Beatz and Timbaland.
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Coco Gauff exits US Open as organizers use 'enhanced protocol plan' after positive Covid test

Coco Gauff lost her opening match at a different looking US Open against former semifinalist Anastasija Sevastova, while two fellow pros who came into contact with a player who tested positive for the coronavirus were allowed to compete on the ...
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Chadwick Boseman films dominate Apple and Amazon charts following actor's death

Fans of Chadwick Boseman are watching and rewatching his films following the actor's death on Friday from colon cancer.

Astros and A’s postpone game on Jackie Robinson Day to protest social injustice

On Friday, Major League Baseball teams celebrated former Negro League and Major League player Jackie Robinson who broke the color barrier in the MLB by becoming the first African American to play in the modern era in 1947. Robinson played ...
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Why Kamala Harris' shoutouts to AKAs and HBCUs matter so much

During the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday, Kamala Harris accepted her party's vice presidential nomination -- and as she did, she brought a rich history of Black womanhood with her, and embraced what makes her different at a moment afflicted ...
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“Candyman” Director Nia DaCosta to Helm “Captain Marvel” Sequel, 1st Black Woman to Direct a Marvel Universe Film

Nia DaCosta, director of the upcoming MGM/Universal Candyman remake, will helm the sequel to Captain Marvel, becoming the first black woman to direct a film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
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NAACP Houston Branch Recognizes this Defining Moment in History as Kamala Harris, the First African American Woman, is Appointed to a Major Party Ticket

A short while ago, Former Vice President and Democratic Candidate for President, Joe Biden announced his running mate for the upcoming presidential election. In doing so, Biden chose the 1st African American female candidate for Vice President of the United ...

The Black Owned App Helping to Prevent Cyber Bullying

CEO and President, Jonathan Viverette’s vision for the app is to promote positivity, prevent cyber bullying and create a space that is safe, fun and inclusive, in the world of social media. Growing up in a small town in Illinois, ...
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