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How a Black Fireman Brought a Pole Into the Firehouse | Smithsonian Magazine

More than a century ago, David Kenyon, a firefighter in Chicago, discovered the fastest way…

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The Hidden History of Anna Murray Douglass | Smithsonian Magazine

Although she’s often overshadowed by her husband, Frederick Douglass, Anna made his work possible By…

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As a Black Mother, My Parenting Is Always Political | The Nation

To care for, protect, and prepare our children for adulthood, black moms cannot merely accept…

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Coronavirus: Kenyan schools to remain closed until 2021 | BBC News

By BBC Staff, BBC News Final year exams, usually taken in October and November, have…

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Racist College Coaches Are Getting Exposed by Their Players, and it’s Awesome | Deadspin

The financial guru and entrepreneurship coach launched #MyBlackReceipt to document the support of Black-owned businesses.…

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Ship Carrying Over 100 Enslaved Africans Arrives in Alabama Despite Ban On Slave Importation | EJI, Equal Justice Initiative

By EJI Staff, EJI, Equal Justice Initiative On July 8, 1860, more than 50 years…

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Horrific Convict Leasing Conditions in Mississippi Documented by Grand Jury | EJI, Equal Justice Initiative

By EJI Staff, EJI, Equal Justice Initiative On July 10, 1887, the grand jury of…

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Givly App founder talks HBCU giving challenge, philanthropy in Black community | The Grio

Tiffany Williams is dishing on the importance of helping others via her tech company By…

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Case Against Amy Cooper Lacks Key Element: Victim’s Cooperation | The New York Times

Ms. Cooper, who is white, is facing a charge of filing a false police report…

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‘Bottle caps are more versatile than canvas and oil’: El Anatsui on turning the everyday into art | The Guardian

The Ghanian sculptor worked with cheap, commonly found objects for decades until he arrived at…