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Riley Keough's character in the viral dark comedy speaks in a brash imitation of African-American speech, a recurring trope often ignored in Hollywood... [Read More]
Civil War tablets inscribed with the names of the 300 Amherst residents who fought on behalf of the Union, including African-American residents who were members... [Read More]
US shot putter Raven Saunders has risked disciplinary action after making the first podium protest of the Olympic Games. The 25-year-old African-American... [Read More]
Mayor Friday Ellis and the City of Monroe would like to express their condolences regarding the passing of former mayor Abe Pierce, III. Pierce, who... [Read More]
Winners will be feted at a COVID-compliant ceremony on Aug. 21, hosted by Yvette Nicole Brown. [Read More]
Lamont Marcell Jacobs, a 26-year-old sprinter who took gold in the 100-meter dash, was born in El Paso to an Italian mother and African American... [Read More]
In a revelatory testimony before the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, Harry Dunn, an African American U.S. Capitol... [Read More]
By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) became the third African American lawmaker arrested this month while... [Read More]
Pierce was the first elected African American mayor of Monroe. [Read More]
One Democrat in the Mississippi Senate – Hob Bryan of Amory – represents a district that does not have a majority African American population. [Read More]
"It is easy to find yourself fascinated with Bass Reeves," says Sidney Thompson, a professor of creative writing and African-American literature at Texas Christian University.... [Read More]
tennis player Naomi Osaka, gymnast Simone Biles and track and field sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson... [Read More]
One of Joplin's oldest celebrations is underway in Ewert Park. This weekend, the Emancipation Celebration Committee is hosting "Emancipation Park Days." It started back in... [Read More]
Lloyd Wills, LSU's first African-American athlete in any sport, and Lora Hinton, the Tigers' first Black football player, are headed to the LSU Athletics Hall... [Read More]
As the criminal investigation into Rep. Sheryl Williams Stapleton continues, the African American Performing Arts Center is rethinking its name dedication to the former representative. [Read More]
CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago is honoring the achievements of one historic woman whose dreams took flight more than 100 years ago. Friday, a new display commemorating... [Read More]
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department partnered with the African-American Museum in Tyler to share the history of America's buffalo soldiers on Friday. [Read More]
Driving down West Broadway Street, it is easy to pass by Teague Cemetery without knowing it is even there. But at the 1000 block of... [Read More]
Slater was an All-American at Iowa, the first African-American lineman in the NFL, and also became a judge after his pro career. [Read More]
The inaugural program is geared for African American girls ages 12-16, teaching them about professional development and entrepreneurship. [Read More]
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