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If there was ever an inverse example of a Confederate monument, it might be the Lorraine, the Memphis motel where Martin Luther King, the most famous leader of the civil rights movement, was struck down on a balcony. Or maybe it is the 16th Street Baptist Church, the Birmingham, Ala., house of worship where four girls…

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Nothing prepares you for the moment the curtains are pulled back and you’re on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel, now the National Civil Rights Museum. Nothing can prepare you for looking into the bathroom from where the shot was fired. Nothing prepares you for standing alone on the second floor of The Malcolm X […]

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It was a missed shot, not just the most revered game-winner of Michael Jordan’s career, that made the Air Jordan 14 iconic. It began with the final play in Game 5 of the 1998 NBA Finals between the Chicago Bulls and Utah Jazz. With 0.8 seconds remaining on the clock and the Bulls trailing 83-81, […]

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Cleveland native DJ Steph Floss texts me Wednesday morning that he’s outside my downtown hotel. Steph is a voice of the city, a longtime resident mixshow DJ on Z 107.9 who holds the dual distinction of being the official DJ of both his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers and the team’s biggest star, LeBron James. His portfolio […]

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  She’s the original social influencer. Now Oprah Winfrey is officially going down in American history. The television icon is getting her own special exhibit at the famed National Museum of African-American History and Culture (NMAAHC), which will let visitors see how her life and career influenced American culture for more 30 years. The exhibit, […]

The post Oprah Winfrey gets her own exhibit at the National Museum of African-American History appeared first on theGrio.

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  Don Lemon has some choice words for Kanye West and anyone who agrees with him. Tuesday, the CNN anchor ripped into West while discussing his instantly viral meltdown during an appearance at the TMZ offices. A lot of things that the rapper said raised brows, but nothing drew quite as much ire as his […]

The post Don Lemon blasting Kanye on CNN for ’embarrassing himself’ with slavery comments is all of us today appeared first on theGrio.

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Texan Richard Overton, the nation’s oldest living veteran took an unexpected tour to the National […]

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The remains of a Tuskegee Airman who went missing during World War II may have […]

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DETROIT (AP) — A striking, sepia-toned picture recently acquired by the University of Michigan jumps […]

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There are few tougher tickets to get out there than to the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. The museum, which is a part of the Smithsonian Institute, has welcomed more than 3.5 million visitors since opening in 2016. Admission is free to the museum; however, it’s so popular that timed-entry passes […]

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Sandra Bundy, Story Of Woman Who Helped Make Sexual Harassment Illegal, Gets Feature Film Treatment

Adaptive Studios and EnLight Productions are developing one of the most captivating stories pertaining to women rights in the workplace as a feature film.

Silence Breaker: The Sandra Bundy Storytells the true story of a former D.C. Department of Corrections worker, Sandra Bundy, who fought through...

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Contrary to the popular historical narrative, the Union’s effort to rein in the Confederacy and […]

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In his essay, Why Africana History?, the great scholar and historian Dr. John Henrik Clarke wrote: […]

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National Geographic tells the truth: “For decades, our coverage was racist”

With the arrival of its latest issue, National Geographic has preempted many an angry blog and tweet thread by officially acknowledging its racist past. In an article from the appropriately-titled Race Issue, published online today, the magazine’s editor in chief Susan Goldberg wrote about the racist, often colonialist...

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Former Confederate Site In Baltimore Rededicated To Harriet Tubman

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore celebrated Harriet Tubman Day by rededicating Wyman Park Dell, which was once a Confederate site.

A special ceremony united the community to honor underground railroad leader Harriet Tubman.

“Means a lot to me. Very happy to see all these people come out and celebrate her day,” said Baltimore resident...

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The 19th-century shipwreck discovered in the Mobile-Tensaw Delta earlier this year, which archaeologists believed might […]

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Oklahoma Cop Who Shot And Killed Terence Crutcher Quietly Returns To Work

The Tulsa Oklahoma police officer who was acquitted in the case of Terence Crutcher is back at work as a patrol officer, The Frontier reported on Monday.

Betty Shelby, 43, quietly returned to work at the Rogers County Sheriff’s Officer a few months ago. She ended up at Rogers County after her departure from the Tulsa Police...

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1 of Last Survivors of 1921 Tulsa Race Riot Dies at Age 99

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — One of the last known survivors of the 1921 Tulsa race riot has died.

The daughter of Hazel Smith-Jones of Tulsa, Yolanda Mitchell, says Jones died Sunday. She was 99.

Smith-Jones was not yet 3-years-old when the May 31-June 1 riot destroyed much of a neighborhood called “Black Wall Street.” She had said she remembers...

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Haitian-American Actress Meta Golding is Rosa Parks in New Biopic

Rosa Parks is a household name, renowned across the country as the brave woman who refused to give up her seat and kick-started the Montgomery Bus Boycott and Haitian-American actress Meta Golding is playing the most famous women in American civil rights history starring in the movie “Behind The Movement.

“Behind The Movement”...

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