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Stories, issues and opinions from the African American perspective.
Oprah to leave WeightWatchers board of directors
Black historical interpreters act to keep history alive as some work to erase it
San Francisco apologizes to Black residents for decades of racist policies
2 men found guilty of murder in Jam Master Jay killing
Family of exonerated man killed by Georgia deputy at traffic stop files lawsuit
Latino groups condemn 'heinous' crime at University of Georgia and plea against anti-immigrant rhetoric
Sean 'Diddy' Combs accused of sexual harassment and assault by producer on his latest album
Former NFL MVP Cam Newton involved in scuffle at youth football tournament in Atlanta
Man convicted in Black transgender woman's killing in first federal hate crime trial over gender identity
Trump allies to launch an effort to win over Black voters
Mayor of Birmingham advises Black athletes to avoid Alabama colleges if anti-DEI bill passes
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