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@CourtneyBVance  hopes 'Lovecraft Country' motivates you to do some research on The Negro Motorist Green Book, the annual guidebook for Black travelers during Jim Crow.

Happy birthday to the King of Pop, today would have marked Michael Jackson’s 62nd birthday! ❤️

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The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is investigating two deputies who shot and killed a man for violating a vehicle code.

Happy birthday to the one and only @IAMJHUD ! ✨

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“At 95, I’m only beginning to fully understand my identity.”

ESSENCE spoke exclusively with CDC director Dr. Robert Redfield, who explained that getting the flu vaccine is especially important this year.

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. to Nipsey Hussle: "I'm so grateful that I had you. I love you beyond this earth and until we meet again—THE MARATHON CONTINUES!" ?? #CelebrationOfNipseyHussle  #RIP 

Kevin Hart's question of the day: "How do you want your book to end?" #RocNationBrunch  (?️: @REVOLTTV )

Malia Obama turns 22 today! Happy birthday, young queen. 🎂

Iconic model, entrepreneur, and lifestyle expert B. Smith has passed away. She broke down barriers for women of color in the modeling world and beyond. May she rest in peace. 🕊️(📷: Getty/B. Smith)

Trayvon Martin should be celebrating his 24th birthday today... He will never be forgotten and the fight for justice is far from over. ?? #RIP 

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This African braiding technique was created by our ancestors to help prevent hunger during slavery:

Zaytoven and his daughter nailed this scene from The Five Heartbeats. (📹: Zaytoven)

From their very first date, it was evident that @MichelleObama  and @BarackObama  were in for something magical. Happy 27th anniversary to the Obamas. ❤️

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