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African American Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman Performs at Inauguration

Amanda Gorman was born in Los Angeles and studied sociology at Harvard University. In 2017, the now 22-year-old became the

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IN MEMORIAM: Baseball Icon Henry ‘Hank’ Aaron Dies at 86

Baseball’s recognized home run king and an African American hero, Henry “Hank” Aaron, has died at the age of 86.

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Hero Capitol Officer Eugene Goodman Hails from Washington, DC

U.S. Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman is a hero from Washington, D.C., who deserves the Congressional Gold Medal for bravery

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Black Americans Are Being Vaccinated at Far Lower Rates

When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved two new vaccines to combat the coronavirus, the initial concern was whether

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Pfizer Rare Disease to Address Black Press Midwinter Conference About Rare Heart Disease Affecting African Americans

If you ask non-medical professionals about the different heart disease forms, many probably could rattle off conditions like congenital heart

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Black Clergy Leader, Rev. Dr. Sylvester Beaman, Delivers Historic Inaugural Benediction

The African American community at large can trust President Joe Biden to fulfill his campaign commitments of ensuring that Black

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The Rise of Vice President Kamala Harris

Vice President Kamala Harris will be the most influential vice president of the 49 that we have had, declared a

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Biden Administration to Appoint Kristen Clarke to Key Civil Rights Post

Kristen Clarke, the president of the Lawyer’s Committee Civil Rights Under Law, will serve as assistant attorney general for civil

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‘A Sorority of Pain’ Jacob Blake, Breonna Taylor Family Push for New Laws

Jacob Blake Sr. will never forget the long and anxious drive from Charlotte, North Carolina, to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, shortly after

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By Any Other Name… Voter Suppression That Continues to Rear Its Ugly Head

Imagine if you can the journey of seagoing explorers 500 years ago. They sailed their state-of-the-art wooden vessel caulked with

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