Africans Played Key, Often Unheralded, Role in World War I | The Afro American JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Amid the fanfare marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, little has been said about crucial participants in the conflict: Africans.

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Amid the fanfare marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, little has been said about crucial participants in the conflict: Africans.

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Marvin Gaye, Gregory Hines Honored with U.S. Postal Stamps | The Washington Informer Two new stamps planned in 2019 for the U.S. Postal Service’s Black Heritage and Music Icons series honor R&B singer Marvin Gaye and tap dancer Gregory Hines, two of the most influential performers of their generations.

Two new stamps planned in 2019 for the U.S. Postal Service’s Black Heritage and Music Icons series honor R&B singer Marvin Gaye and tap dancer Gregory Hines, two of the most influential performers of their generations.

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Mumia Abu-Jamal’s appeal fight in judge’s hands | The Philadelphia Tribune After two years of court dates, a Philadelphia judge will now decide whether Mumia Abu-Jamal, who is serving a life sentence for the murder of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner, will get another chance to appeal his 1982 conviction.

After two years of court dates, a Philadelphia judge will now decide whether Mumia Abu-Jamal, who is serving a life sentence for the murder of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner, will get another chance to appeal his 1982 conviction.

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Decolonize This Place Demands Repatriation of “Imperial Plunder” at the Brooklyn Museum | Hyperallergic Parallel to today’s protest at the RISD Museum, organizers from Decolonize This Place gathered at the Brooklyn Museum to decry stolen objects in the Brooklyn Museum’s collection.

Parallel to today’s protest at the RISD Museum, organizers from Decolonize This Place gathered at the Brooklyn Museum to decry stolen objects in the Brooklyn Museum’s collection.

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From dolls to magazine covers: how early black designers made their mark | The Guardian In a new exhibition, the work of African American designers in Chicago is celebrated from editorial and product design to the first black-founded ad agency

In a new exhibition, the work of African American designers in Chicago is celebrated from editorial and product design to the first black-founded ad agency

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Chicago food bank gets hand from Barack Obama with Thanksgiving prep | USA Today Former President Barack Obama popped in to visit volunteers at a Chicago food bank on Tuesday, helping out as the charity prepares to feed people in need on Thanksgiving.

Former President Barack Obama popped in to visit volunteers at a Chicago food bank on Tuesday, helping out as the charity prepares to feed people in need on Thanksgiving.

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