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Slave-Built Infrastructure Continues to Generate Massive Wealth for State Economies

American cities from Atlanta to New York City still use buildings, roads, ports and rail lines built by enslaved people.

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Movement and Space’: Civil Rights Memorial Center releases new community guide to help fight racism in America

Black people are killed on a daily basis, while trying to exercise their right “to be, to move and to occupy space.”


Black Executives Call on Corporations to Fight Restrictive Voting Laws

Companies owner by African-Americans ni Georgia take action against voter restriction legislation in Georgia.

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Special News Series: Rising Up For Justice! – BLM protest officer-involved shooting at Virginia Beach Oceanfront

Black Lives Matter 757 held a protest Saturday night regarding the recent officer-involved shooting and death of Donovon Lynch at the Virginia Beach oceanfront.

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Special News Series: Rising Up For Justice! – Forensic pathologist rules Andre Hill’s death was a homicide caused by multiple gunshot wounds

An Ohio coroner’s office ruled this week that Andre Hill, who was fatally shot by a former Columbus police officer, died of multiple gunshot wounds and that his manner of death was homicide.

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Georgia G.O.P. Fires Opening Shot in Fight to Limit Voting

Georgia pushes voter restrictions as a desperate and unethical grip for Republican political power.

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Chicago Suburb Shapes Reparations for Black Residents: ‘It Is the Start’

Officials in Evanston, Ill., are weighing how to distribute $10 million in reparations to those who suffered housing discrimination.

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Maryland college dedicates new memorial in effort to confront legacy of slavery

With the dedication of the Commemorative to Enslaved Peoples of Southern Maryland, one small public liberal arts college will be making a big statement about confronting its association with slavery and encourages other educational institutions to grapple with their own uncomfortable legacies.


California Becomes First State in America to Approve Statewide High School Ethnic Studies Curriculum

California leads the country by implementing ethnic studies education programs in their high schools.


Special News Series: Rising Up For Justice! – Nashville advocates press for change after two police shootings

The Nashville Organized for Action and Hope’s criminal justice task force held a press conference to address two police shootings in Nashville.


To Help Black Developers, Programs Start With Access to Capital

Many large American banks have given out loans to African-American developers with the hope of increase Black-owned real estate.


Relief bill is most significant legislation for Black farmers since Civil Rights Act, experts say

$5 billion will go to farmers of color, who have lost 90 percent of their land over the past century because of systemic discrimination and a cycle of debt.

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Special News Series: Rising Up For Justice! – Minneapolis to pay George Floyd’s family $27m in police custody death lawsuit

City agrees to settle civil lawsuit with George Floyd’s family during jury selection for trial of Derek Chauvin, former police officer charged with murder.


Forget Dr. Seuss And Cancel Culture – The Real GOP Agenda Is Rolling Back Voting

This article covers how Republicans try to prevent black people from voting in order to stay in power.

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Piers Morgan and Sharon Osbourne: A Masterclass in racism

Audre Lorde once said, “Black and Third World people are expected to educate white people as to our humanity”… The recent actions of Piers Morgan and Sharon Osbourne demonstrate nothing has changed.

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Special News Series: Rising Up For Justice! – Black Lives Matter Launches relief fund for Black people during pandemic

As Congress delays in passing COVID-19 relief legislation, Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation (BLMGNF) and BLM Grassroots unveiled a $3 million, nationwide fund to assist Black people who are struggling financially during the pandemic.

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Help Wanted: Social Media Manager for ABHM, Part-time

ABHM seeks a part-time Consultant as Social Media Manager to promote the mission and vision of ABHM through a web-based environment and social media. Supports audience engagement strategies through effective message-driven content development for a variety of social media platforms to help promote the work of ABHM.

Arizona congressman Paul Gosar.

Paul Gosar Spoke At A White Nationalist Conference. The GOP Doesn’t Care.

An active congressman recently spoke at a White Nationalist conference, seemingly without a blink of an eye on behalf of the U.S. Government.


Black Spirituals as Poetry and Resistance

Poetry created by by African-American’s documents the history of oppressions and death Black people for century have endured.

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Vernon Jordan, Civil Rights Leader and D.C. Power Broker, Dies at 85

Vernon Jordan, an influential civil rights leader and political power broker, died at the age of 85. He leaves a legacy of progress and change.

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How Negro History Week Became Black History Month and Why It Matters Now

Historians must “rewrite the history of the United States through the lens of Black history, … if you don’t make that case, there are [false] stories that will expand and go toward rationalizing and perpetuating racism, exclusion, marginalization and more.”