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American Black Film Festival 2018 Recap: ‘Shoot Your Shot’ — Black America Web

The 22nd annual American Black Film Festival is a wrap. Aside from putting together the annual showcase of Black film and TV talent, founder Jeff Friday’s festival can now boast of jump-starting the career of the most successful Black movie director in history. Director Ryan Coogler – you may have heard of the little movie […]

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It’s About Time: Cory Booker And Fellow Black Senators Introduce Bill To Make Lynching A Federal Hate Crime — Bossip

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Black Senators Introduce Bill To Make Lynching A Federal Hate Crime The U.S. Senate’s Black lawmakers are coming together to enact tougher legislation against lynching. According to The Hill, Senators Kamala Harris, Cory Booker, and Tim Scott are all working to make lynching a federal hate crime, and they already have the support of 18…

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Solange Helps Houston Students Visit The Smithsonian In D.C — 93.9 WKYS

Source: Ilya S. Savenok / Getty Solange has linked up with a non-profit organization, Project Row Houses (PRH) to give 12 Houston high school students a one of a kind learning experience with a special tour of the Smithsonian National Museum Of African American History and Culture. Because of the Grammy winning singers generous…

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5 Unforgettable Postage Stamps With Black People On Them — News One

An African-American first appeared on a U.S. postage stamp in 1940—the first of several memorable stamps to feature Black people. On July 1, National Postage Stamp Day, many will pause to learn about the history of the people and moments depicted on stamps. Here’s a look at a few of the most unforgettable ones that…

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Maxine Waters Invites Any And All Smoke After Trump’s Tweets — Global Grind

Source: Chelsea Lauren / Getty Auntie Maxine Waters had time to address the cowards who have been threatening her life at an immigration rally Saturday. After 45 sicked his alt-right idiots on her , Waters told the crowd at Los Angeles’ Families Belong Together rally that she has “no fear” and is “in this fight.” “And…

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A Kentucky HS Graduation Cheered When The Valedictorian Quoted Trump, Then He Revealed It Was Obama — The Urban Daily

Here’s how you have fun with your high school graduation speech. Ben Bowling of Bell County, an area that overwhelmingly supported Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election was valedictorian of his high school class and so, he wanted to share some words of wisdom with his valedictorian speech. Of course, nobody was prepared for what…

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Black Female Lawmaker Told She Doesn’t ‘Look Like A Legislator’ — News One

Emilia Sykes is a state representative in Columbus, Ohio. She is also a 32-year-old Black woman who has been stopped twice within the year by security guards at the Ohio Statehouse because didn’t ‘look like’ a legislator. This is another example of Living While Black—whether you are a legislator, an athlete or the average Black person sitting…

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