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Simone Biles, Denzel Washington To Receive Medal Of Freedom

President Joe Biden is scheduled to present the medals next week at the White House.

Ice Cube Partners With NFL For Economic Equity Initiative

The rap legend leads Contract with Black America Institute, which will join forces with the pro football league.

Akron Community In Uproar After Police Shooting Of Jayland Walker

Protesters in the Ohio city demand justice for the Black motorist killed in a hail of bullets.

Supreme Court Will Hear North Carolina Case Next Term That Could Hinder Voting Rights Nationwide

The ruling could vastly diminish the authority of state courts to block discriminatory voting laws.

Judge Removed From Former Officer’s Case In Death Of Atatiana Jefferson

Ex-Fort Worth, Tex., policeman Aaron Dean is facing a murder charge for Jefferson’s October 2019 shooting death.

Poll Shows Stacey Abrams and Brian Kemp Tied In Governor’s Race, and Raphael Warnock Leading Herschel Walker For Senate

Abrams and Warnock want to keep riding Georgia’s “Blue Wave” that elected Democrats to the presidency and the Senate.

Historic Detroit Club Sued For Prejudicial Treatment Of Black Guests

A former desk clerk is seeking an unspecified amount in damages.

Emmett Till’s Family Calls For Arrest Of Carolyn Bryant After An Unserved Warrant Is Found

She has never been held accountable for her role in the teen’s death.

Black Columbus Police Lieutenant Slams $2 Jury Award As ‘Blatantly Unfair’

Lt. Melissa McFadden won a civil lawsuit that argued she was retaliated and discriminated against.

BREAKING: R. Kelly Sentenced To 30 Years For Racketeering and Sex Trafficking

After a fall from the heights of fame, the disgraced R&B singer will serve a lengthy term for his crimes

White House: Brittney Griner Case Has ‘Fullest Attention Of The President’

The WNBA star has been detained in Russia since February.