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Today BlacKkKlansman opens in theaters nationwide on the one-year anniversary of arguably America’s ugliest day of 2017: Charlottesville’s “Unite the Right” rally. A weekend last summer when hatred spilled out onto the streets, blood stained the pavement and the country’s newly elected President, who promised to represent all people, failed to unite the nation. While Director […]

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Journalism pioneer and abolitionist Ida B. Wells may finally receive the recognition she deserves for her crusades. Wells great-granddaughter, Michelle Duster, is leading the charge to build a monument of her in the Bronzeville area of Chicago– which was considered the heart of the black community during migration. Duster and some of her friends have raised […]

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During National Women’s History Month, The Undefeated will recognize two women every Tuesday. This week’s Two for Tuesday features basketball Olympic gold medalist Cheryl Miller and writer and journalist Ida B. Wells. Cheryl Miller Miller was born and raised in Riverside, California, the third of five children. She and her younger brother, Hall of Famer […]

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Thursday marks the beginning of Black History Month. For the next 28 days (and beyond), we will provide a daily dose of inspirational stories and videos to help explain the complex history of the black experience and black identity in America. Historian Carter G. Woodson and minister Jesse E. Moorland founded the Association for the […]

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During a week when the president’s new immigration restrictions incited global protests and condemnation, Donald […]

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Sojourner Truth’s ‘Ain’t I a Woman?’ Truth’s speech from 1851 is quoted frequently and gives a […]

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Ida B. Wells: Intrepid Journalist, Spirited Activist, Powerful Woman Ida B. Wells was born July […]

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