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The Obamas Crash African-American Film Festival at Martha’s Vineyard

Barack and Michelle Obama made a surprise appearance at a film festival this week — perhaps not too surprising though…

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UK

‘A hero to me’: Henry Louis Gates and Cambridge’s first African-American student

A couple of years ago, I received a phone call from Henry Louis Gates Jr, director of the Hutchins Center…

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Movie/review

15 African-American Filmmakers and Roger Ebert’s Birthday Retrospective Reviews | Roger Ebert

Baadasssss! (2004), directed by Mario Van Peebles “Mario Van Peebles was 13 when the movie was being made, and was pressed…

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Education

Morgan State University to Award Honorary Degrees to Three “Exemplary Vanguards of Social Justice and the African-American Experience”

Morgan State University will award honorary degrees on Saturday to civil rights activist and former football player Colin Kaepernick; Morgan…

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Europe

African-American candidates in Deep South look to seize the moment

The United States will elect new members of Congress in November and, just by looking at the campaigns, one thing…

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New York

Buffalo mass shooting: African-American communities in NYC hope true crackdown on hate is coming

NEW YORK — Saturday’s mass shooting in Buffalo is hitting home in Black and brown communities. CBS2’s Astrid Martinez was in Harlem…

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