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Wasting Time Is New Divide in Digital Era

Black man on phone

Technological access and the opportunities for information, wealth, and health it offers differ based on race, according to new research.

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This Day in Black History: Lorraine Hansberry is Born

Lorraine Hansberry

Lorraine Hansberry, author of “A Raisin in the Sun,” used her position as a journalist, playwright, and editor for racial activism.

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Census: Minorities now surpass whites in US births

Black mother and infant

The latest US Census reveals that so-called racial minorities are increasing when compared to their white counterparts.

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This Day in Black History: Young Demonstrators March in Birmingham

Cops and the young Birmingham protestors

Young protestors who were inspired by civil rights activists held a protest in Birmingham, Alabama that led to police involvement.

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Kehinde Wiley Takes on Women in New Portraits

Kehinde Wiley

One artist known for larger-than-life artistic juxtapositions of urban communities to break down tropes now focuses on Black women.

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Study Finds Racial Bias Among Doctors

Study Finds Racial Bias Among Doctors

Black patients may receive substandard care from medical providers, ultimately having a negative impact on their health.

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This Day in Black History: Coretta Scott King is Born

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. hugs his wife Coretta

Coretta Scott King didn’t just marry an activist; she became one in her own right during her life in the 20th century.

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This Day in Black History: Jazz Singer Ella Fitzgerald is Born

Ella Fitzgerald

Like many jazz musicians, Ella Fitzgerald was born in the early 20th century before rising to fame for her music.

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America’s ‘angriest’ theologian faces lynching tree

James Cone

James Cone’s memoir describes growing up during the Jim Crow era and the righteous anger it inspired in him.

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Jim Crow Museum Of Racist Memorabilia Showcases Segregation-era Artifacts

The Ferris State University library in Big Rapids, Michigan is home to the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia.

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