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In 1926, historian Carter G. Woodson created Black History Week to celebrate the accomplishments of Blacks in America and the African diaspora. Decades later, we now celebrate Black History Month, and Black Americans across America and Canada celebrate the accomplishments of Black men and women in culture and history. It is something that was Black-created and…

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R. Kelly supporters and #MuteRKelly protesters squared off at the site of his recording studio on the West Side of Chicago this past weekend. #MuteRKelly protesters marched down to Kelly’s studio with signs while chanting things like “Mute R. Kelly!” and “R. Kelly, you’re time is up!” Protesters gathered for the second time last week…

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The recent Georgia election that featured a hotly contested gubernatorial race is still in the news. The state is on the verge of a mandatory recount and possible runoff between Democratic candidate Stacy Abrams and her Republican challenger Brian Kemp. At issue are several thousand votes that have not been counted under Kemp’s watch overseeing…

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In defiance of President Donald Trump and some NFL team owners, players this past Thursday night chose to protest in silence during the playing of the national anthem. Players on five teams mounted dome protests in the ongoing debate with taking a knee in remembrance of those who have fallen victim to police violence. The…

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