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From 1994 to 2020, only 6% of nominations to service academies went to Black candidates, even though 15% of the population aged 18 to 24 is Black. Eight percent of nominations went to Hispanic students, though they make up 22% of young adults.

#Jobsday Black unemployment rate falls 1.2 pp to 6.7 percent, a level not reached following GR until March 2018

Black activists in Wisconsin have been forced to take steps to protect their digital and physical security following the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict.

78-year-old nan suffers a black eye after delivery driver hurls package over fence

Inside Airbnb’s “black box”—how a secretive safety team and $50 million in payouts helps the company keep bad things quiet

Authorities investigating possible hate crime after a school board meeting was interrupted last month by two people who played an automated recording that used the N-word as the superintendent, who is Black, began speaking.

Hillary Clinton and Louise Penny on what drew them to write a novel together

#OTD 1977, Karen Farmer became the 1st Black member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Her ancestor, Private William Hood, fought in the American Revolutionary War. @TodaysDAR  is doing research on forgotten patriots such as Hood. #FridayFeeling 

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Rising country music star Brittney Spencer will perform today at World Cafe Live and tonight at Milkboy Philly. "I’m a Black woman, and I love that about me, and I love country music,” she tells @delucadan .


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To be silent is to be complicit. Black lives matter. We have a platform, and we have a duty to our Black members, employees, creators and talent to speak up.

BREAKING: Derek Chauvin has been convicted of the murder of George Floyd. For the first time in Minnesota state history, a white police officer has been held accountable for killing a Black man.

We got white people pissed off about wearing masks, egg mcmuffins and maple syrup. Meanwhile, in the past two weeks, six black men were found hanged in a tree, in a public space, yet the “authorities” claim all six as suicides...

Chadwick was diagnosed with colon cancer four years ago, per reports. During that time, he gave us Civil War, Marshall, Black Panther, Infinity War, Endgame, 21 Bridges and Da 5 Bloods. Lord only knows what he was going through on a daily basis.

Chadwick came to the White House to work with kids when he was playing Jackie Robinson. You could tell right away that he was blessed. To be young, gifted, and Black; to use that power to give them heroes to look up to; to do it all while in pain – what a use of his years.

"I can't breathe," a black man tells an Oklahoma City cop, "I don't care," the cop responds. Derrick Scott then died. He was 42.

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If you’re unbothered or mildly bothered by the 1st knee, but outraged by the 2nd, then, in my father’s words, you’re “more devoted to order than to justice.” And more passionate about an anthem that supposedly symbolizes freedom than you are about a Black man’s freedom to live.

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Real problem: realtors don't show black people all the properties they qualify for. Fake problem: calling the master bedroom the master bedroom. Fix the real problem, realtors.