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New documentary unveils astounding accomplishments of little known civil rights activist, feminist, and ordained priest | The Observer

  —  BY, SANDRA VARNER FOR SACRAMENTO OBSERVER Pauli Murray (1910-1985) was a trailblazing Black transgender lawyer, professor, poet and priest whose struggle for justice and equality comes to life in “My…

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South Florida’s Only Historically Black University Is in Danger of Closing | Miami Times

  —  BY, ALEX DELUCA At the start of the fall semester, royal blue and bright orange signs that read “Welcome, new Lions!” decorate the 44-acre Florida Memorial University (FMU) campus in…

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After California moves to return Bruce’s Beach to Black family, a push to recover other seized land | NBC News

“They were building community and spreading the wealth within the community and enhancing other Black people, and it was all stripped away,” the founder of the advocacy group Where Is My Land…

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Paintings by Hamid Nii Nortey of the middle class elite in Africa’s fastest-growing economy | Creative Boom

Emerging Ghanaian artist Hamid Nii Nortey has released 20 new figurative paintings of glamorous city scenes that reflect the changing urban and social landscape of Ghana’s capital, Accra. It’s a place that has seen…

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A college town fired up reparations talk with $25K checks. Who’s next? | Politico

“It can be the model for other cities that want to step into the national debate,” Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza said of Evanston, Ill.   —  BY, SHIA KAPOS EVANSTON, Ill. —…

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Honoring And Protecting The Legacy: iOne Digital In Conversation With Descendants Of Tulsa Race Massacre Survivors | NEWSONE

Greenwood descendants shared their moving reflections with iOne Digital about the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre ahead of the commemoration of its centennial.   —  BY, ANOA CHANGA Six Greenwood descendants, representing three…