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Gov. Gavin Newsom chooses Laphonza Butler to fill Dianne Feinstein’s Senate seat
Laphonza Butler, head of the progressive group Emily’s List, will be the third Black woman in history to serve in the Senate.
Arrest in Tupac Shakur killing stemmed from Biggie Smalls death investigation
Evidence gathered to convict and arrest a man tied to Tupac’s murder was found and built upon a case investigating the murder of Biggie Smalls.
A crown branded onto bodies links British monarchy to slave trade
While searching through records at the British Library, a man comes across a brand that represented the Royal Family’s connection to the slave trade.
New book looks beyond ‘Mr. March on Washington’ to the real Bayard Rustin
Bayard Rustin’s name and civil rights activism sometimes go forgotten. However, a new book intends to change that.
Majority of Black adults often see racist depictions in the news, study finds
Results of a recent Pew study show hint at negative representations of Black Americans in the media and news.
How Some Americans Distort The Racist History Of The U.S. Into An Uplifting – And Sanitized – Moral Lesson
NewsOne writers examine America’s complicated history and making a compelling argument for teaching that nuance.
California governor signs law barring schoolbook bans based on racial and LGBTQ teachings
California’s Governor Newsom has taken a stand against censorship attempts that would rewrite the country’s history.
Judge refuses to immediately block grant program for Black women entrepreneurs
A grant program intended to help Black business women will continue without blocking after a recent court decision.
Facial Recognition Lawsuits Spotlights How AI Is Weaponized Against Black People
Recent lawsuits across the country depict a the burden placed on Black Americans when police use facial recognition technology.
I Became A Vet Because I Love Animals. I Didn’t Realize The Color Of My Skin Would Matter.
Lynsey Paschal-Bennett., DVM, writes about the challenging but rewarding experience of pursuing and practicing veterinary medicine, a profession in which Black people only make up about 2%.
National HBCU Week Focuses on Career Pathways and Economic Development
This week at the 2023 National HBCU Week conference, the Department of Education’s White House Initiative on HBCUs is focusing on career pathways, AI, and economic development.
Nontombi Tutu Speaks in Milwaukee
Nontombi Tutu is known for bringing attention to how we can heal as individuals and as a society. She will be speaking from 3-5pm, Saturday September 23rd, at the First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee.
National Cathedral replaces windows honoring Confederacy with stained-glass homage to racial justice
Historic cathedral in Washington D.C. removes stained glass windows depicting Confederate generals and replaces them with new windows with a theme of racial justice.
She’ll be the first Afro Latina on a U.S. quarter. Here’s Celia Cruz, remembered.
Celia Cruz will be the first Afro Latina on a U.S. quarter. Friends celebrate her legacy by sharing stories and experiences with this salsa icon.
Leslie Jones says ‘SNL’ made her into a ‘caricature’ of herself
After her time at Saturday Night Live, Leslie Jones reflects on the limits of the roles she played.
3 BLACK STUDENTS THAT HELPED DEVELOP THE FIRST COVID-19 VACCINE HAVE EMOTIONAL REUNION AT MOREHOUSE
Three Black students who helped develop the first COVID-19 vaccine reunite for the first time since their collaboration at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta.
Google and Howard University Are Changing The Future Of Voice Technology With Project Elevate Black Voices
Google and Howard University announce Project Elevate Black Voices, a collaboration that aims to facilitate Black people’s usage of automatic speech recognition technology.
Book challenges reach historic highs, American Library Association reports
The American Library Association reveals that the book banning continues in an attempt to block information about racial and other issues.
Trial to begin in death of Elijah McClain, who was injected with ketamine while in a police chokehold
The first of three trials for the two Aurora police officers involved in the death of Elijah McClain has begun.
ABHM Book Club Presents: The Beautiful Struggle
October’s book selection is The Beautiful Struggle: A Memoir by Ta-Nehisi Coates, which we will discuss on October 26th at 6 PM CT via Zoom.