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NETFLIX OFFICIAL TRAILER: CIVIL | Ben Crump, Executive Produced by Kenya Barris

Netflix has just released the official trailer of CIVIL is an intimate vérité look at the life of maverick civil rights attorney Ben Crump and his mission to raise the value of Black life in America. Through the lens of award-winning filmmaker Nadia Hallgren (Becoming), CIVIL follows a year in the life as Crump takes …

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The 33rd Gloria Awards: A Salute to Women of Vision Pay Tribute to Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, Amanda Gorman and more

 The Ms. Foundation for Women, the nation’s first and oldest women’s foundation, hosted The 33rd Gloria Awards: A Salute to Women of Vision, which paid tribute to the remarkable achievements of those whose courage and leadership move our society toward a more just and inclusive world, and raised funds that will help support women-led nonprofits and community …

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Urban One Honors Women Trailblazers + Special DMX UNCENSORED

Urban One Founder and Chairwoman Cathy Hughes announced TV One will air a special episode of its hit autobiographical series UNCENSORED featuring the late rapper DMX. Hughes made the exclusive announcement on the URBAN ONE HONORS: Virtual Press Conference on Wednesday, April 28. The special is slated to air on Sunday, May 16 at 8 p.m. ET/7C, immediately followed by the annual URBAN ONE HONORS hosted by Erica Campbell and Roland Martin at 9 p.m. ET/8C.  It will …

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Black Lives Matter and Stacey Abrams nominated for a 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

Great news, the Black Lives Matter movement and Stacey Abrams, have been nominated for a 2021 Nobel Peace Prize,  according to the website Rollin Out.  Petter Eide, a member of Norway’s Parliament, nominated Black Lives movement this week, calling it “a very important worldwide movement to fight racial injustice.”  The Black Lives Matter movement was …

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Poetic Voices: Amanda Gorman’s “The Hill We Climb” Poem Transcript

Amanda Gorman’s inaugural poem had many of us moved to tears. Below is a transcript of the 22-year-old poet that wowed the crowd with her reading during Joe Biden’s swearing-in. Here’s the transcript of her text: Dr. Biden, Madam Vice President, Mr. Emhoff, Americans, and the world. When day comes, we ask ourselves, where can …

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The People’s Alliance for Justice Honors Women & Girls with Anti-Racism Activist Jane Elliott

This past Saturday, about a hundred or so people filled a space at the San Diego Union Tribune headquarters in downtown San Diego, for a celebration in honor of Women’s History Month, and to hear longtime anti-racism activist Jane Elliot speak. At 85, the guest of honor Elliott, was as feisty as ever, calling out audience …

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