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Powerful Look At Black Colleges And Universities Coming Next Month

The rich history of America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) began before the end of slavery, flourished in the 20th century and profoundly influenced the course of the nation for more than 150 years — yet remains largely unknown.
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Actor Cress Williams: The Importance of Playing a Black Superhero

Actor Cress Williams’ 20-plus year career acting in Hollywood has had its share of highlights, including regular and recurring roles on a number of television series such as Beverly Hills 90210, Veronica Mars, ER, Grey’s Anatomy, Prison Break, Friday Night ...
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Jan 19: Author & activist Lorraine Hansberry film premieres on PBS

American Masters -- Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart premieres nationwide Friday, January 19 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and will stream the following day at pbs.org/americanmasters and PBS apps.
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Jordan Greenway Becomes 1st Black Athlete to Make U.S. Olympic Hockey Team

African-American athletes are displaying Black excellence on the ice. Nearly a month after it was announced that 17-year-old Maame Biney made history as the first Black woman to qualify for the U.S. Olympic speedskating team, Jordan Greenway broke a similar ...
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Biney is First Black Woman On US Olympic Speedskating Team

This month, Ghana-born teen Maame Biney qualified for the U.S. Olympic Team after finishing first in the women's 500-meter trial in Kearns, Utah. At age 17, she is the youngest speedskater on the U.S.
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Serena, Djokovic, Murray: 2018 the Year of Tennis Comebacks

If you like a comeback, then tennis is your sport next year. There aren't one, two or three multiple grand slam champions making a return in 2018 but a handful.
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Houston Texans OLB Jadeveon Clowney and WR DeAndre Hopkins Selected to 2018 Pro Bowl

Houston Texans OLB Jadeveon Clowney and WR DeAndre Hopkins were named to the 2018 Pro Bowl, the NFL announced today. The game will be played at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla. on January 28, 2018. This marks the 14th ...
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Maame Biney, 17, Becomes 1st Black Woman to Win Spot on U.S. Olympic Speedskating Team

Maame Biney became the first black woman to qualify for a U.S. Olympic speedskating team with a pair of victories in the 500 meters.
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Rapper Chamillionaire Talks Tech Entrepreneurship with Houston Students

We know rapper Chamillionaire as a Grammy award-winning rapper but he is showing a different side these days as a tech entrepreneur.
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Omarosa to Leave White House

White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former contestant on "The Apprentice," plans to leave the White House next month, according to a statement from press secretary Sarah Sanders.
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Colin Kaepernick Receives 2017 Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

Colin Kaepernick made his truth known when he first decided not to stand for the national anthem. He had a lot of football left to play and a lot more money to make when he made his decision. It was ...
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In Honor of Rosa Parks Day, TV One Premieres “Behind The Movement” Trailer; Movie Slated to Air in February 2018

Rosa Parks’ refusal to give up her bus seat 62 years ago was only the beginning. Premiering on TV One in February, Behind the Movement offers a closer look at how the history-making Montgomery Bus Boycott was planned in just ...
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30th Anniversary Honoring the 1st Black $Billion Dealmaker, Reginald F. Lewis, Titan of Business, Humanitarian, Civil Rights Activist and Loving Family Man

Honoring the 1st Black $Billion Dealmaker, upon the 30th anniversary of his historical deal that changed the face of America business forever. On November 30, 1987, Reginald Francis Lewis closed the $985 million leveraged buyout of Beatrice International Foods, which ...
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Steelers LB Ryan Shazier Suffers Back Injury

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier was hospitalized after suffering a back injury during the first quarter of Monday's 23-20 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals, multiple team sources told NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala.
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Colin Kaepernick Honored with ACLU Award

As Colin Kaepernick made his way to the podium, a surprised crowd broke into thunderous applause.
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