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‘Black Panther’ Star Chadwick Boseman Dies of Cancer at 43

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Chadwick Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe, died Friday of cancer, his representative said. He was 43. Boseman died at his home in the Los Angeles area with his wife and family by […]

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‘Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman dies of cancer at 43

LOS ANGELES — Actor Chadwick Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe, died Friday of cancer, his representative said. He was 43. Boseman died at his home in the Los Angeles area with his wife and family by his […]

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L.A. Black activists debate the value of police dialogue

“How are you going to take the fear away from us?” Candace Jordan’s voice broke as she addressed Chief Michel Moore of the Los Angeles Police Department at an intimate gathering inside an Exposition Park church. With her 16-year-old son sitting beside her, the bus driver for L.A. Unified School District described her mistrust of […]

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What happened when Black Lives Matter came to a notorious KKK town in Texas

The town of Vidor, in east Texas, has a reputation. It’s the kind of reputation that causes its residents to pause when someone asks where they’re from. For years it was known as a sundown town — a place where non-whites were threatened with violence if they stayed after dark, and where they were barred […]

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Family of Robert Fuller, Black man found hanging from tree, seeks ‘truth’

Thousands of protesters gathered in Palmdale on Saturday to mourn the death of a young Black man who was found hanging from a tree near City Hall this week, an incident that has sparked alarm in the Antelope Valley as investigators try to determine whether the man’s death was a suicide or if foul play […]

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Four Minneapolis policemen fired after death of unarmed black man

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – Four Minneapolis police officers were fired on Tuesday over the death of an unarmed black man seen in a video lying face down in the street, gasping for air and groaning, “I can’t breathe,” while a white officer knelt on his neck for several minutes. Hours after the officers’ dismissals were announced, […]

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Negative ads and appeals to black voters

Ben Kamisar 32m ago / 3:16 PM UTC On the South Carolina airwaves: Negative ads and appeals to black voters WASHINGTON — With just one day to go until South Carolina’s pivotal Democratic presidential primary, the Palmetto State’s ad wars are heating up. Philanthropist and billionaire Tom Steyer has blanketed the state to the tune […]

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Tim Scott Predicts Black Support for Donald Trump to Jump by 50 Percent

Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) predicted Thursday that black support for President Donald Trump would jump in 2020, as a result of the president’s success in office. “President Trump will see a 50 percent increase in his African-American support,” Scott told Fox News host Neil Cavuto. “It will go from eight percent in 2016 to a […]

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Schools accused of banning hairstyles worn only by black pupils – Channel 4 News

A growing number of schools are being accused of banning hairstyles worn only by black pupils, which parents complain is unfairly discriminating against their children. One in six black parents say their children have had a bad experience in school because of their hairstyle. Our home affairs correspondent Darshna Soni has been speaking to families […]

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Perrie Edwards is picture perfect as the Little Mix star goes black for the Reds

Last time she got all dressed up, Perrie Edwards called herself “Tinsel T**s”. The Little Mix singer, 26, this time kept things classy as she stepped out with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain on Sunday night. She looked incredible in a sleek black dress as the pair attended the England star’s Liverpool team-mate’s charity bash. They were there […]

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