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Little Richard, flamboyant rock ‘n’ roll pioneer, dead at 87

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Little Richard, one of the chief architects of rock ‘n’ roll whose piercing wail, pounding piano…

Barack Obama will headline televised prime-time commencement

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Barack Obama will deliver a televised prime-time commencement address for the high school Class…

Martin Luther King’s traffic ticket changed history’s course

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — On this day 60 years ago, a black man driving a white woman was pulled over…

#Graduation2020: Oprah Winfrey, Simone Biles, Lil Nas X, And More Will Help Celebrate The Class Of 2020

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the graduating class of 2020 must adapt to new ways of celebrating their achievements––but their…

CBS’ ‘All Rise’ Will Virtually Produce Next Episode By Using FaceTime, Zoom, And More

In an innovative solution that speaks to the times, CBS’ drama series All Rise will virtually produce its next episode…

Remembering The Acclaimed Multimedia Artist, Curator, And Scholar David Driskell

The renowned African American artist, curator, and scholar David Driskell died at the age of 88 due to complications of…

‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of…

Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98

ATLANTA (AP) — The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery fought to end segregation, lived to see the election of the country’s…

How TV’s Fictional Hospitals Are Contributing Supplies To Real Hospitals During The Pandemic

TV’s medical dramas such as The Good Doctor, New Amsterdam, and Station 19 have been using their production hiatus for…

Black voters seek to flex political power on Super Tuesday

HOUSTON (AP) — Martha Whiting-Goddard believes there’s power in voting — she’s seen it firsthand. Her great-grandfather, the Rev. John…
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