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The REAL story of the Tulsa race massacre of 1921 depicted in ‘Watchmen’

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Wikimedia: Tulsa Race Riot The highly-anticipated premiere of HBO’s new series Watchmen was full of striking moments, but the opening scene was by far the most astounding. In it, we see the series that stars Regina King take on the horrifying Tulsa race massacre of...

Famed Emmett Till memorial in Mississippi is now bulletproof

After years of repeated vandalism the marker in Mississippi dedicated to civil rights icon Emmett Till, is now bulletproof. The new sign is the fourth and was dedicated on Saturday by the The Emmett Till Memorial Commission, after being vandalized by gunfire earlier this year,...

Atatiana Jefferson’s funeral cancelled at the last minute

Atatiana Jefferson is a Black woman from Fort Worth, Texas who was shot and killed in her bedroom as she played with her 8-year old nephew by a white police officer investigating a potential...

New research confirms self-reported suicide attempts on the rise for Black teens

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New research shows a disturbing trend in Black teens: their suicide attempt rates are going up, while suicide rates in other groups continue to diminish. According to a new study released on Monday by researchers at the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at...

Ambassador Susan Rice reflects on impeaching Trump, raising a Republican son, and her new memoir, ‘Tough Love’

One of the most refreshing aspects of President Barack Obama‘s legacy is the fact that he surrounded himself with intelligent, thoughtful women who possess some of the most strategic minds in our government’s history. No one fits that paradigm more than Obama’s former National...

BREAKING: Dallas P.D. Make Arrest in Shooting Death of Joshua Brown

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Victim Botham Jean's neighbor Joshua Brown, left, answers questions from Assistant District Attorney LaQuita Long, right, while pointing to a map of the South Side Flats where he lives, while testifying during the murder trial of former Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger, in Dallas....

VIDEO: Oprah Winfrey surprises Morehouse College with $13 million gift

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On Monday, Oprah Winfrey blessed Morehouse College with a surprise $13 million donation. —Billionaire Robert F. Smith also promises to pay off parents debt of Morehouse College graduates— Winfrey’s donation along with the $12 million the media mogul gifted the school 30 years ago, totaling $25,...

Emmett Till investigation still underway 60 years later

The federal government is still exploring the Emmett Till case according to a recent report which says the 60-plus-year-old cold case is still open and on the books. —Amber Guyger murder trial: Listen to her frantic 911 call— According to Yahoo, the case involving the brutal...

Kerry Washington is a mother on the edge in ‘American Son’ trailer

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Netflix just dropped the first official trailer for American Son and in it, Kerry Washington is a mother on the brink of breaking. Based on the acclaimed Broadway play, American Son tells the story of Kendra Ellis-Connor (Kerry Washington), the mother of a missing teenage...

Fifth-grader turns being bullied for her Afro into inspiration for others

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A 10-year-old girl in Nashville, TN, who was bullied for sporting an afro is aiming to return to school “bigger and better.” The student, Promise Sawyers who has worn her hair natural her entire life, started fifth grade at Head Middle Magnet School, first while...