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Michaela Coel’s ‘Black Panther’ Casting Spurs Theory Letitia Wright’s Out

Michaela Coel is rumored to be in the new “Black Panther” sequel — now being filmed after Chadwick Boseman‘s death — and it’s got fans wondering … curtains for Letitia Wright??? Word of the casting just came down Wednesday via Variety, which says the “I May Destroy You” star is......

Missouri lawmakers hold hearing on teaching about racism without testimony from Black parents, teachers or scholars

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Joseph Choi A legislative committee in Missouri on Monday held a hearing to discuss how teachers can teach K-12 students about race and racism at which no Black Missourians spoke. The Kansas City Star reports that no Black parents, educators......

Top 6 Interracial Dating Sites and Apps: Meet Black White Singles Online

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click to enlarge With all of the new and exciting interracial dating sites and Apps, meeting someone outside of your race has never been easier. Every site listed below makes it effortless to sign up and start matching with interracial singles in your city. What’s even better is that you......

Proud Boys leader pleads guilty to weapons charge, destroying Black Lives Matter flag

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July 19 (Reuters) – Enrique Tarrio, a leader of the right-wing extremist group the Proud Boys, pleaded guilty on Monday to burning a Black Lives Matter flag and possessing a large-capacity ammunition feeding device, federal prosecutors said. Tarrio, 37, faces a maximum sentence of 180 days in jail for each......

Amid fight over Texas voting restrictions, attorney wants Black parishioners to know church’s historic role

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Dallas – Hundreds of Black voters marched at the Texas state Capitol, calling for a stop to Republican-proposed voting restrictions in the Legislature. Over 50 state Democrats left Austin to prevent a vote during this special session. Attorney Abdul......

Hundreds of Black voters march in Texas over proposed voting restrictions

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Hundreds of Black voters march in Texas over proposed voting restrictions – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Since the November elections, 17 states have enacted new laws that tighten rules around casting ballots and running elections. One of those......

Historically Black Colleges Finally Get the Spotlight

New York Times
John S. Wilson Jr., who has served as the president of Morehouse College and as a White House adviser on historically Black colleges, said that the institutions, known collectively as H.B.C.U.s, must seize this moment. “Is this a sustainable moment that constitutes a new era?” said Dr. Wilson, whose forthcoming......

Here’s how Black Americans can begin building wealth right now

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MoMo Productions | Taxi | Getty Images When it comes to building wealth, many Black Americans are facing an uphill battle. The median annual wage for Black workers is about 30% lower than that of white workers, according to a McKinsey & Company report. The report also found that 3.5......

Chairwoman of Congressional Black Caucus is arrested while protesting on Capitol Hill.

New York Times
The chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus, Representative Joyce Beatty, was arrested on Thursday on Capitol Hill along with eight activists who were demonstrating for voting rights. “You can arrest me. You can’t stop me. You can’t silence me,” Ms. Beatty, an Ohio Democrat, wrote in a tweet after her......

Black Caucus Chair arrested during protest in Capitol complex

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “Today, I stood in solidarity with Black women across the country in defense of our constitutional right to vote,” Beatty said in a statement later Thursday. “We have come too far and fought too hard to see everything systematically dismantled......

NFL says it will play Black national anthem before games again this season

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Sarah Polus The National Football League (NFL) has vowed to once again feature “Lift Every Voice And Sing,” long referred to as the Black national anthem, prominently this season. The NFL is continuing its 10-year, $250 million pledge to fight racism by......

Black House staffer files lawsuit alleging hostile work environment and discrimination

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here On a staff video call the next day, Davidman instructed Campbell to turn her camera on while she “laughed hysterically” and recounted the story, according to the lawsuit. Campbell said Davidman then called her after the video conference to continue......

New film revives forgotten ‘Black Woodstock’ festival

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A new documentary film called the Summer of Soul explores the Harlem Cultural Festival of 1969, attended by around 300,000 people, but forgotten for more than half a century. The film’s director Ahmir Thompson says the festival could have been the “Black Woodstock” and the fact is was forgotten is......

‘Black Swan’ author Nassim Taleb says bitcoin is worth zero and fails as a currency and a hedge

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Nassim Nicholas Taleb, New York University professor and author Jerome Favre | Bloomberg | Getty Images Nassim Nicholas Taleb has reversed his stance on bitcoin. The author of “The Black Swan” said in a recent paper that the largest cryptocurrency......

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