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New Images Reveal Javicia Leslie As An Unapologetically Black Batwoman

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["Actor Javicia Leslie unveiled the first glimpse at her new getup for the CW series “Batwoman” on Monday, showcasing a red-streaked Afro and a brightened-up suit for the first Black woman behind the cape and cowl.  B...

My Black Son Is Turning 12 This Year And I’m Terrified

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["Sue Barr via Getty Images I have been in a funk the past several months. I was experiencing a tremendous amount of anxiety, which is very understandable given the pandemic, in addition to lots of polarizing politica...

Missouri’s First Black Congresswoman: GOP Colleagues Called Me ‘Breonna Taylor’

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["Democratic Rep.-elect Cori Bush made history last week by becoming Missouri’s first Black congresswoman. But on her first day of work, GOP colleagues mistakenly called her “Breonna” because she wore a face mask with...

Megan Thee Stallion Made An Album For Every Black Woman Who Is Fed Up

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["On Sunday evening, as rapper Megan Thee Stallion racked up trophies and performed her new hit single “Body” on stage at the American Music Awards, rapper Tory Lanez had this to say on Twitter: “The double standard i...

Louisiana Man Sentenced To 25 Years For Torching 3 Black Churches

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["LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man who admitted to burning down three predominantly African American churches to promote himself as a “black metal” musician was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison and ordered ...

Letitia Wright’s Moving Response To Doing ‘Black Panther’ Without Chadwick Boseman

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["What’s “Black Panther” without the Black Panther himself, Chadwick Boseman? More than seven weeks after the 43-year-old actor’s death from colon cancer, co-star Letitia Wright still has a hard time thinking about it...

Kamala Harris Elected As First Black, Asian American Vice President

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["There are several villages that helped raise Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), who is now the first Black woman, Asian American, HBCU graduate, daughter of Jamaican and Indian immigrants to be elected vice president of...

Joe Biden Aims Closing Pitch At One Of His Few Vulnerabilities: Young Black Men

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["For much of the 2020 election cycle, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has focused intently on cementing gains among white women, a voting bloc that helped deliver Democrats massive victories in midterm elec...

Jared Kushner Mocks Black Lives Matter Activists: They ‘Go On Instagram And Cry’

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["Jared Kusher, a top aide and son-in-law to President Donald Trump, appeared to mock Black Lives Matter activists on Monday, claiming many people who spoke out against George Floyd’s death in May were simply “virtue ...

I’m A High-Achieving Black Woman In Largely White Spaces. And I’m Exhausted.

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["PeopleImages via Getty Images “Impressive.” That was how my high school principal greeted me at my freshman orientation. As a 13-year-old, I was barely cognizant of the judgment in his tone, the implications of his ...

I’m A Black American. Here Is How I Used Solo Travel To Escape My Racist Country.

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["Photo Courtesy of Diane Wesh The author in 2017 overlooking Athens, Greece, during the three weeks I traveled carrying only my blue backpack. In bell hooks’ 1995 biography “Killing Rage: Ending Racism,” she makes an...

Exclusive: Trump Interior Hire Cited White Supremacist, Called Black Lives Matter ‘Racist’

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["A new high-ranking Interior Department official is a prolific politics writer who has called the Black Lives Matter movement “racist,” defended accused killer Kyle Rittenhouse, dismissed white liberals as a “cult of...

Eva Longoria Apologizes For Downplaying Black Women’s Role In Biden’s Win

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["Eva Longoria is apologizing for undermining the crucial role Black women played in the recent presidential election, clarifying that she never meant to take credit from the voters who helped to deliver President-ele...

Etsy Black Friday Deals To Shop Small In 2020

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[]["HuffPost may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Prices and availability subject to change.HuffPostTurns out, you won’t have to wait until Small Business Saturday to find Cyber Week deals f...

David Dinkins, NYC’s First Black Mayor, Dies At 93

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["ASSOCIATED PRESS David Dinkins delivers his first speech as mayor of New York, on Jan. 2, 1990.  NEW YORK (AP) — David Dinkins, who broke barriers as New York City’s first Black mayor, but was doomed to a single ter...

COVID-19 Keeps Black Friday Crowds Thin, Shoppers Shift To Online

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["NEW YORK (AP) — The raging coronavirus pandemic kept crowds thin at malls and stores across the country on Black Friday, but a surge in online shopping offered a beacon of hope for struggling retailers after months ...