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Little Known Black History Fact: 1970 Yale Student Strike

Little Known Black History Fact: 1970 Yale Student Strike

On April 22, 1970, a student strike at Yale University began that nearly led to the early ending of the school year. According to reports at the time, the kidnapping and murder trial of Black Panther Party co-founder Bobby Seale was the main impetus. Seale was implicated in the kidnapping, torture, and murder of 19-year-old…MORE

Kenya Moore Returns To TV In New Netflix Series

Kenya Moore Returns To TV In New Netflix Series

Kenya Moore is set to make her return to the small screen as she has signed on to join the cast of the new Netflix series Family Reunion. #RHOA alum @KenyaMoore is reuniting with someone from her past for her new @Netflix show.https://t.co/pvtuEHKHXM — Bravo (@BravoTV) April 16, 2019 The comedy is described as a…MORE

Kelis Pleads Innocent To 20 Counts of Contempt In Custody Battle With Nas

Kelis Pleads Innocent To 20 Counts of Contempt In Custody Battle With Nas

The custody drama between Kelis and her ex-husband Nas has taken yet another turn for the worse after the singer denied violating their custody deal by taking their child out of the country. According to court documents obtained by The Blast, Kelis entered a not guilty plea on Thursday to 20 counts of contempt. The former couple is…MORE

Kamala Harris Highlights Black Colleges In Presidential Run

Kamala Harris Highlights Black Colleges In Presidential Run

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — California Sen. Kamala Harris has described her experience as a student at a historically black college as “one of the most important aspects” of her life. Now, her Democratic presidential campaign is using that experience to connect with voters. Not only is she one of only two black candidates in a…MORE

Easter Sunday Bombings In Sri Lanka Kill 200

Easter Sunday Bombings In Sri Lanka Kill 200

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Nine bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites on Easter Sunday killed more than 200 people and wounded hundreds more in Sri Lanka’s deadliest violence since a devastating civil war in the South Asian island nation ended a decade ago. Defense Minister Ruwan Wijewardena described the blasts as a…MORE

Texas Dragging Death Killer To Be Executed, But Have Things Changed?

Texas Dragging Death Killer To Be Executed, But Have Things Changed?

JASPER, Texas (AP) — A technology company was almost ready to bring up to 300 new jobs to Jasper, Texas, but in the final stages of recent negotiations, a potential deal-breaker emerged: the community’s history as the place where three white men dragged a black man behind a pickup, killing him. The 1998 death of…MORE

Director John Singleton Hospitalized After Stroke

Director John Singleton Hospitalized After Stroke

NEW YORK (AP) — “Boyz N the Hood” director John Singleton suffered a stroke last week and remains hospitalized, according to his family. Additional details, including his condition, were not immediately available. In a statement released Saturday, Singleton’s family announced that the 51-year-old filmmaker was in ICU and “under great medical care.” “On Wednesday, April…MORE

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