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Marc Morial Shares His Message for Black Politicians
Marc Morial confirms the Black community has justifiable reasons to doubt the government, calls on Black politicians at the local level to act and shares his advice for Kamala Harris.
Black Members of Congress Address White Supremacy in America
Representatives Brenda Lawrence, Sheila Jackson Lee, Joyce Beatty, Ayanna Pressley and more discuss the increase in domestic terrorism after pro-Trump insurrectionists rioted at the U.S. Capitol.
Maxine Waters Is Eager to Move Past the Trump Administration
Congresswoman Maxine Waters responds to the disproportionate effects of COVID-19 on the Black community, Joe Biden's cabinet picks and the significance of Kamala Harris's historic win.
LaTosha Brown Talks Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris
LaTosha Brown, founder of Black Voters Matter, discusses what kind of impact Vice President-elect Kamala Harris could have on helping to dismantle white supremacy.
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Kamala Harris Makes History As She Is Sworn In As Vice President
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Kwame Kilpatrick Reunites With His Family After Trump Commutes Prison Sentence
Kwame Kilpatrick was convicted on corruption charges and sentenced to 28 years in prison in 2013; President Trump commuted the former Detroit mayor’s sentence.
Inauguration Poet Amanda Gorman Explains Her Mantra Before Every Performance
The 22-year-old Harvard grad reading her poem "The Hill We Climb" was one of the most talked-about moments of the inauguration and will undoubtedly go down in history.
Attorney Ben Crump Praises Grand Jurors Decision To File Petition To Impeach AG Daniel Cameron
A petition to impeach Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron was filed on Jan. 22 by three grand jurors in the Breonna Taylor case.
Biden-Harris Administration Rolls Out Plan To Address Racial Equity
President Joe Biden outlines a package intended to address systemic racism across the federal government by signing four executive orders.
Living the Dream: Mandela Barnes
As the first African-American to serve as a lieutenant governor in Wisconsin, Mandela Barnes advocates for those systematically left behind.
Black Lives Matter Nominated For 2021 Nobel Peace Prize
Norwegian parliament member Petter Eide announced on Jan. 29 that he nominated the organization to underscore the link between the fight for racial justice and peace.
U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock Receives Senate Committee Assignments
The Morehouse alum will sit on the Agriculture Committee and will have a direct line of influence on policy and spending.
NFL Accused Of Using Race To Determine Which Ex-Players Receive Head Injury Payouts
The NFL was accused in a lawsuit last year of discriminating against Black former players who file dementia-related claims.
'Gorilla Glue Girl’ Donating The Majority Of The Money Raised From GoFundMe
Tessica Brown went viral after spraying Gorilla Glue in her hair and raised over $23,000 through a GoFundMe account.
Charges Dropped In Central Park ‘Karen’ Case
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NAACP Sues Donald Trump Over U.S. Capitol Riot
The lawsuit, filed in federal court on behalf of Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson, accuses them of breaking the 1871 Ku Klux Klan act.
George Floyd Trial: Barbed Wire Fencing Barricade Installed Around Minneapolis Courthouse
The city is anticipating protests and unrest at the murder trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin.
6 Dr. Seuss Books Will No Longer Be Published Because Of Racist Images
A 2019 study shows that fifty books by Dr. Seuss had 43 out of 45 characters of color with "characteristics aligning with the definition of Orientalism."
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The Chicago suburb has a history of systemic racism that has left its Black citizens disenfranchised, supporters say.
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