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Remembering Pioneering Actress Diahann Carroll, The First Black Woman In Non-Servant Role

NEW YORK (AP) — Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman…

Liberal, Moderate Divide On Display In Democratic Debate

HOUSTON (AP) — Joe Biden parried attack after attack from liberal rivals Thursday night on everything from health care to…

Congress Marks 400th Anniversary Of Slaves Arriving In US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress observed the 400th anniversary Tuesday of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in…

Miami’s Bahamian Ties Inspire Relief Effort After Hurricane Dorian

MIAMI (AP) — Spared from the wrath of Hurricane Dorian, people in South Florida are donating water, food and household…

Stevie Wonder, Chance The Rapper, And More Perform At Dayton’s ‘Gem City Shine’ Event

  DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Thousands turned out to a benefit hosted by comedian Dave Chappelle that honored victims of…

Freed Man Says He Relied On Mother, God While Behind Bars

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who maintained his innocence even as he served a life sentence for…

Dave Chappelle Set To Host Benefit Concert For Ohio Shooting

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Comedian Dave Chappelle plans to host a special block party and benefit concert in Ohio for…

Virginia Marks Pivotal Moment When African Slaves Arrived

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Four hundred years after American slavery and democratic self-rule were born almost simultaneously in what became…

‘A heavy lift’: Religious Black Voters Weigh Buttigieg’s Bid

  By MEG KINNARD Associated Press GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Joe Darby, a South Carolina pastor in the African Methodist…

The Literary World Remembers Paule Marshall

By HILLEL ITALIE AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Paule Marshall, an exuberant and sharpened storyteller who in fiction…
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