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Student activists who took over a Syracuse University administration building this week to protest racist incidents on campus rejected a request from officials to end their sit-in, the school said in a statement.

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Shaq to host Super Bowl party, donate proceeds to helicopter crash victims' families

Jenney Fazande is the first woman, and the first African American, to hold the director of exhibits position at The National World War II Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana. #NBCBLKIgnite 

A new PBS documentary is exploring a little-known movement that brought together members of the Black Panther Party, Latinos, and white southerners that later resulted in the upending of politics in the American Midwest.

Ellen DeGeneres surprises black teen told to cut dreadlocks with $20,000 scholarship

Gabrielle Union invites Texas teen, who was told to cut dreadlocks, to the Oscars.

California’s governor announced he's posthumously pardoning gay civil rights leader Bayard Rustin and creating a new pardon process for others convicted under outdated laws punishing homosexuality.

#Oscar-winner 'Hair Love' 'normalizes and celebrates' black hair, creators say

A black student at Eastern Illinois University returning from an out-of-state tournament said several police officers handcuffed him, pointed a gun at his head, and threatened to blow his head off in what turned out to be their search for a wanted suspect.

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