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071220 sun 11 [Video]

071220 sun 11

071220 sun 11

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Fairview Park Asks For Donations [Video]

Fairview Park Asks For Donations

A historic African American-owned park in Westmoreland County is struggling this year.

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saves our sons rally [Video]

saves our sons rally

saves our sons rally

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Chico community helps fund restoration of historic Bethel AME Church [Video]

Chico community helps fund restoration of historic Bethel AME Church

The Bethel AME Church can be restored to it's original condition thanks to community support

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Jada Pinkett Smith, Will Smith Confirm Her August Alsina Involvement [Video]

Jada Pinkett Smith, Will Smith Confirm Her August Alsina Involvement

(CNN) Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith "never ever thought that we would make it back." But the couple came together for a special Friday edition of her "Red Table Talk" show on Facebook to share..

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Woman on a mission to help minority moms [Video]

Woman on a mission to help minority moms

Woman on a mission to help minority moms

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Woke Season 1 [Video]

Woke Season 1

Woke Season 1 trailer - Plot synopsis: New comedy series, WOKE, follows Keef, an African-American cartoonist finally on the verge of mainstream success when an unexpected incident changes everything...

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African Americans Disproportionately Impacted [Video]

African Americans Disproportionately Impacted

WAAY 31's Ashley Carter talks to a nurse from the Black Nurses Association who says there are many components to why coronavirus is impacting the African American community more than other races.

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monument debate [Video]

monument debate

prof says know the history

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Struggle with History [Video]

Struggle with History

story at 5p

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Houston restaurant Lucille’s named Texas trailblazer! [Video]

Houston restaurant Lucille’s named Texas trailblazer!

When you dine at Houston restaurant Lucille’s, you’re taking a walk through history. The eatery, housed in a 1923 bungalow in the city’s Museum District, is famous for its southern-style comfort..

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1-On1 With Hamline Football Coach Chip Taylor [Video]

1-On1 With Hamline Football Coach Chip Taylor

Chip Taylor is a football coach, but when you’re the only African American to hold that job and you work on an urban campus, it's different, reports Mike Max (2:11).WCCO 4 News At 10 - July 7, 2020

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Blackout Day [Video]

Blackout Day

Blackout Day is a call for African Americans to spend money at African American businesses.

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First African-American to serve on the Supreme Court [Video]

First African-American to serve on the Supreme Court

10News' continuing coverage of the coronavirus pandemic

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Stockton on My Mind Trailer [Video]

Stockton on My Mind Trailer

Stockton on My Mind- Official Trailer - HBO - Stockton On My Mind is a hopeful and beautiful portrayal of how Michael Tubbs, the youngest, and first African-American mayor of Stockton, CA transformed a..

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Blackout 2020: Movement in African American communities [Video]

Blackout 2020: Movement in African American communities

Blackout 2020: Movement in African American communities

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Twin Cities Citizens Speak Against Dismantling The Police [Video]

Twin Cities Citizens Speak Against Dismantling The Police

A panel of African-American violence prevention advocates held what they call an emergency news conference to speak against the city council's push to dismantle the police department, Susan-Elizabeth..

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U.S. police forces struggle to recruit Black officers [Video]

U.S. police forces struggle to recruit Black officers

Black police officers say discrimination and nepotism are among the reasons there are too few of them among the ranks of U.S. police forces. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.

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Midmorning With Aundrea - July 7, 2020 (Part 2) [Video]

Midmorning With Aundrea - July 7, 2020 (Part 2)

(Part 2 of 2) Scott is back with sommelier Bobbie Burgess with some delicious new wines in this week's "Uncorked"!

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Trump Goes After NASCAR Driver Over Noose Probe [Video]

Trump Goes After NASCAR Driver Over Noose Probe

The president took to Twitter to ask if Bubba Wallace, the only African-American driver on the circuit, plans to apologize, implying the claims of a noose in his garage was a hoax. CBS2's Jessica..

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"Gaping holes & inconsistencies" in PPP loan distribution [Video]

"Gaping holes & inconsistencies" in PPP loan distribution

New information about the paycheck protection program shows that African-American owned business received very few dollars out of millions in loan money.

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Direct Descendant Of Thomas Jefferson Wants Harriet Tubman Statue To Replace DC's Jefferson Memorial [Video]

Direct Descendant Of Thomas Jefferson Wants Harriet Tubman Statue To Replace DC's Jefferson Memorial

Thomas Jefferson's direct descendant is calling for changing regarding his family's legacy. He wants the Washington, DC memorial dedicated to the third president to be taken down. Lucian K. Truscott IV..

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President Trump Gets Into Twitter Dispute With NASCAR Driver Bubba Wallace [Video]

President Trump Gets Into Twitter Dispute With NASCAR Driver Bubba Wallace

The president took aim at NASCAR's only African-American driver over the noose investigation. CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.

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Black-owned business lag behind in loan, grant support during pandemic [Video]

Black-owned business lag behind in loan, grant support during pandemic

Dozens of Black business owners who responded to the latest survey by the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky African American Chamber of Commerce said they are in need of more aid money amid the..

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Cincinnati's Black-owned businesses need more loan, grant support [Video]

Cincinnati's Black-owned businesses need more loan, grant support

“People are anxious for economic activity to return,” said Eric Kearney, the president and CEO of the African American Chamber. “Money's not coming in the way that it was. But bills are still..

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What Hank Greenberg’s friendship with Jackie Robinson can teach us today

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Legal experts review Black Minnesota teen’s life sentence

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An independent panel of national legal experts will review the conviction of an African American teenager who was sentenced to life in prison nearly two decades ago for the murder..
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Catholics hold pilgrimage to grave of Venerable Augustus Tolton, first African American priest

Denver Newsroom, Jul 12, 2020 / 03:01 pm (CNA).- The fourth annual Quincy pilgrimage honoring Venerable Augustus Tolton, the first African-American priest, took place Thursday with the intention of..
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New Orleans' 1st Black subdivision officially historic

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The first subdivision built for middle- and upper-class Black residents of New Orleans — and one of the first in the nation — is now on the National Register of Historic..
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Statues of Mary vandalized in weekend of church attacks

CNA Staff, Jul 12, 2020 / 10:50 am (CNA).- Boston police are investigating an arson attack on a statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary Saturday night, the second attack on a statue of the Virgin Mary in two..
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Culture is about ‘creating, not destroying’ says sculptor

Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jul 12, 2020 / 08:00 am (CNA).- Tired and heartbroken at seeing statues get pulled down and vandalized, Canadian sculptor Timothy Schmalz wracked his brain to come up with a..
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Denver School Principal On How Black Students Led Swift Changes To History Curriculum

Kimberly Grayson took her high schoolers to the African American history museum in D.C. When students pressed their white teachers to take the same trip, a revised history curriculum quickly followed.
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Brent Leggs: How Can Seeing Black History As American History Begin To Make Amends?

How can we make amends for the atrocities of slavery and segregation? Historian and preservationist Brent Leggs discusses one step in confronting the past: preserving African American historic sites.
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Bishops offer action steps to address issues of racism (Chicago Catholic)

The US bishops’ Subcommittee of African American Affairs has published “nine action steps to help diocesan bishops and parish communities look at the issue of racism and to encourage change.”
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Birdwatcher involved in infamous 'Central Park Karen' incident refuses to cooperate with authorities

In a now-viral May video that sparked national outrage, Amy, a white woman, tells the birdwatcher she is going to call the cops and “tell them there’s an African American man threatening my..
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Young Black voters say they aren't enthusiastic about a Joe Biden presidency

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Florida Congressional Candidate Accuses Beyoncé Of Being Italian, Satanist In Twitter Thread

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White woman charged after racist Central Park confrontation

NEW YORK (AP) — A white woman walking her dog who called the police during a videotaped dispute with a Black man in Central Park was charged Monday with filing a false report. In May, Amy Cooper drew..
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