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Boxer Isiah Jones Reportedly Fatally Shot By A Family Member | BET

Isiah Jones, a 28-year-old professional boxer, was fatally shot on Sept. 19 in Detroit, Michigan. The father of two was reportedly shot by a family member.

The Unintended Consequences of Brown v. Board of Education | Capital B

In Jim Crow’s Pink Slip, author Leslie T. Fenwick explains how integrated schooling displaced Black teachers and principals en masse.

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The media needs to treat Brett Favre like it did Michael Vick and Colin Kaepernick | DEADSPIN

If Favre had diverted money from a lily-white community, his face would be on TV 24/7

Kadeem Hardison Shares Heartwarming Details About His Off-Screen Romance With Cree Summer! | BET

“I had to pretend to be in love with Jasmine while being in love with Cree.”

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Literary Giant Toni Morrison’s ‘Sula’ To Be Adapted For Television | NewsOne

A poignant piece of literature penned by the late legendary writer Toni Morrison is being adapted for the small screen. According to Deadline, the novel “Sula” will serve as inspiration for a new HBO series.

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New Book Amplifies the Experiences of Black Intellectuals Influenced by Their Visit to Germany | Black Enterprise

In 1986, Farbe bekennen: Afro-deutsche Frauen auf den Spuren ihrer Geschichte became the first book published by Black Germans.

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Inside the ‘Chitlin Circuit,’ a Jim Crow-Era Safe Space for Black Performers | Atlas Obscura

It’s where legends like Tina Turner and Ray Charles launched their careers.

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Slain Tulsa Doctor Was Harvard Medical School Graduate Who Went On Medical Missions to Africa | BET

One of the victims of a mass shooting at Tulsa’s Saint Francis Hospital was a doctor with a reputation for helping people all over the world.

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Justice Department Settles Housing Discrimination Claim On Behalf Of Black Mother and Daughter Denied Housing In 2015 | NewsOne

A civil rights complaint was brought against the Lone Wolf Housing Authority, the former executive director and a former program assistant in December 2020.   —  BY, NEWSONE STAFF | NEWSONE An…

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‘It’s time for museums to take critical race theory seriously’ | The Art Newspaper

There’s a campaign against discussions of race in the American education system—and museums have a part to play in fighting that   —  BY, KELLI MORGAN | THE ART NEWSPAPER Lani Guinier,…

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Rare Toni Morrison short story ‘Recitatif’ to be published as a book | Los Angeles Times

  —  BY, HILLEL ITALIE | ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — To much of the world, the late Toni Morrison was solely a novelist, celebrated for such classics as “Beloved,” “Song of Solomon” and…

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Watch rare live footage of Sister Rosetta Tharpe, the woman who invented rock and roll guitar | Far Out

  —  BY, SAM KEMP | FAR OUT The fact that rock and roll became the stomping ground of white men is pretty bewildering considering the origins of the genre – the…