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Elected Officials Call For Unity After Attack In Williamsburg Of Black Fashion Student

View More: Live News|More News Videos President Barack Obama on Wednesday called the ongoing municipal water crisis in Flint, Michigan, “inexplicable and inexcusable” and said government “broke down” in its responsibility to protect public health. Obama, during an interview in Detroit with CBS set to air later this week, said he understands why Flint residents are outraged. The city’s water supply has been contaminated with lead and other pollutants for months after a state-approved plan to
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African American Slave Revolts and Rebellions

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Black Politics in New Deal Atlanta

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What’s on Your Mind – Kaye Dee & Motor Mouth

BB King has died. He wasn’t my all-time favorite Bluesman, but he was an exquisite musician and he influencedeveryone.
The moment we heard that Riley B. King — known universally both as “BB” and as the King of the Blues — had breathed his last, we invited ourselves to a very private memorial service. Our own. The King is dead, long live the Blues he was so crucial to shaping over his veryRead more…

The 1960’s – From Civil Rights to Black Power

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Jerry L Midgette First African-American To Lead New Jersey State Election Officials

289 schools had at least one team on the list, which represents an increase of…
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Bridge to Black Power: Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

New York Rep. Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., chairman of the powerful House Education and Labor Committee, addressing a news conference, Washington, D. C., July 26, 1966. (I’ve added video of Black Power advocate Kwame Ture, then known as Stokely Carmichael. In it, Dr. Powell refers to Charles Sumner Stone, his chief assistant.)
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