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I have a Black son: Here is how I will explain the George Floyd verdict to him someday

I will encourage him to remain his authentic, true Black self.

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Derek Chauvin convicted of murder in the death of George Floyd

After  a gut wrenching trial and 10 hours of deliberations,  former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, 45, was found guilty […]

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Racism in Healthcare: A Black woman’s childbirth story

 In the United States, Black women are two to six times more likely to die from pregnancy complications than white women, depending on what part of the country they live in.

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More Black women are choosing natural hair

The natural hair movement encourages Black women to embrace Black hair free from wigs, extensions, or chemicals that could cause damage to their natural hair roots in the long run.

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Kim and Kanye call it quits

The headline making celebrity marriage is headed to divorce court.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

 Black Friday’s Aftermath

This year, many retailers began to advertise those deals as early as October and offered many of them online, reflecting both the challenges that physical stores are facing and the sudden shift in how consumers prefer to shop.

Special Report: America Votes

Amid national tension and uncertainty, Joe Biden scores big in Michigan.

“After a long night of counting, it is clear that we are winning enough states to reach 270 votes to reach the presidency,” said Biden.

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Race and social justice fuel some black men to vote

For many Black male voters, the upcoming election feels like a life or death issue.

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Michigan militia planned to kidnap governor

It is unclear whether or not the individual’s motive was in direct retaliation to Whitmer's executive orders concerning the pandemic but the story is still developing.

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Biden’s back on the campaign trail after testing negative for COVID-19

Biden said that the president’s diagnosis showed the importance of taking the virus more seriously.