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Influential Black Leaders-Phillis Wheatley   After being kidnapped from West Africa and enslaved in Boston, Phillis Wheatley became the first African American and one of the first women to publish a book of poetry in the colonies in 1773.Who Was Phillis Wheatley?Poet Phillis Wheatley was brought to Boston, Massachusetts, on a slave ship in 1761 and was purchased by John Wheatley as a personal servant to his wife. The Wheatleys educated Phillis and she soon mastered Latin and Greek, going on to write highly acclaimed poetry. She published her first poem in 1767 and her first volume of verse, Poems...

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African people are being sold into slavery in Libya. It should be alarming to all Black people around the world.

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Earlier this summer in Bakersfield, California, Tatyana Hargrove, a 19-year-old Black woman, was riding her […]

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He Was an Enslaved African Soldier Given Into the Care of an Italian Missionary The […]

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Twenty-five years ago, Los Angeles erupted in violence after a white jury acquitted the four […]

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The NYPD’s sweeping surveillance of mass protests following the 2014 death of Staten Island man […]

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Watch the latest video at <a href=”http://video.foxnews.com”>video.foxnews.com</a> On the Aug. 10 edition of Fox News’ […]

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A Black Kentucky judge has been suspended without pay for “racially-charged” comments accusing a Louisville […]

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Over the weekend, anti-government protests continued in Ethiopia, as dozens have been shot to death […]

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On Thursday’s edition of “CNN Tonight with Don Lemon,” New York Times columnist Charles M. […]

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