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Office of Historic Resources and Getty Conservation Institute in Los Angeles Announce Project to Identify and Protect African American Historic Places in City | Good Black News

Getty and the City of Los Angeles recently announced the Los Angeles African American Historic Places Project, which plans to identify, protect and celebrate African American heritage within the city.   —  STAFF, GOOD BLACK NEWS…

How Detroit’s Case Against Black Lives Matter Protesters Fell Apart | WKAR 90.5

—  ELI NEWMAN | WDET A federal judge tossed out a city lawsuit filed against the protesters in March. The decision comes as hundreds of criminal charges against demonstrators were dismissed. While the…

Vans Is Letting You Customize Your Kicks With Work From Four Rising Black Artists | Esquire

Cover those Old Skools and Slip-Ons with special-made patterns and graphics from Rewina Beshue, Sydney G. James, Chris Martin, and Tony Whlgn.   —  JONATHAN EVANS, ESQUIRE Vans is no stranger to…

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Black Police Officers Describe The Racist Attacks They Faced As They Protected The Capitol | BuzzFeed

Two Black officers told BuzzFeed News that their chief and other upper management left them totally unprepared and were nowhere to be found on the day.   —  EMMANUEL FELTON, BUZZFEED The…

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The WNBA Can’t Keep Kelly Loeffler Around | The Atlantic

The defeated senator and Atlanta Dream co-owner is too far out of sync with the league’s values.   —  JEMELE HILL, THE ATLANTIC Last week, soon after Georgia chose its first Black…

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Key Man: Laurens Hammond, Inventor Of The Hammond Organ | U Discover Music

We present a uDiscover Music playlist celebrating Laurens Hammond’s fantastic invention, starring Jimmy Smith, Booker T and the MGs, Procol Harum and many more.   —  PAUL SEXTON, U DISCOVER MUSIC There…

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Black America Has Reason to Question Authorities | The New Yorker

  —  KEEANGA-YAMAHTTA TAYLOR, THE NEW YORKER On the grounds of the Chelten Hills Cemetery, in West Oak Lane, Philadelphia, not far from where I live, brightly colored helium balloons stretch toward…

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Sister of Black woman killed by US Capitol police angered by response to white rioters | CNN

  —  NICQUEL TERRY ELLIS, CNN (CNN)Watching rioters storm the US Capitol reopened old wounds for Valarie Carey. Carey’s younger sister, Miriam Carey, was fatally shot by Capitol police and US Secret…

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D.C. Statehood Is More Urgent Than Ever | The Atlantic

“The real fraud is that we call ourselves a democracy yet deny the people of our capital political representation.”   —  HANNAH GIORGIS, THE ATLANTIC Less than six months before a mob…

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Biden’s Pick for Defense Secretary Unlikely to Be in Job on Administration’s First Day | The New York Times

The nominee, Lloyd J. Austin III, a retired four-star Army general, must obtain a congressional exemption from a law that bars recent active-duty officers from serving in the top Pentagon job.  …

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This Georgia Native Just Became The First Black Woman Sheriff In Her County | BLACK ENTERPRISE

  —  Dana Givens, BLACK ENTERPRISE Tia McWilliams didn’t see many women in law enforcement roles growing in her rural Georgiacommunity. Despite the odds, that didn’t stop her from pursuing the path. This…

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We Need a Second Great Migration | The New York Times

Georgia illuminates the path to Black power. It lies in the South. Follow me there.   —  Charles M. Blow, The New York Times ATLANTA — A year ago this week, I…