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Paul Mooney, Trailblazing Comedian and Richard Pryor Collaborator, Dies at 79 He was known for his boundary-pushing routines about racism and social justice and for his work with Pryor and on “In Living Color” and “Chappelle’s Show.” Read HERE. How Paul Mooney made SNL a cultural phenomenon with one legendary Richard Pryor-Chevy Chase sketch By Bethonie Butler May…

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Josh Russell April 9, 2021 WASHINGTON (CN) — A District of Columbia judge on Friday granted a default judgment against the far-right Proud Boys after the group gave the cold shoulder to a historic Black church’s lawsuit over destruction of Black Lives Matter flags. Two days before hundreds of pro-Trump rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, the…

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A lesson plan from Dr. Gayle Olson-Raymer, “Manifest Destiny Moves into the Pacific ” @ gohistory [S]everal individuals had set their sights on the strategically located Hawaiian Islands (then called the Sandwich Islands). Manifest Destiny initially came to Hawaii not at the request of the United States government, but rather at the hands of private business entrepreneurs and missionaries. In the…

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(San Diego, CA, April 13, 2021) The United States Mint announced the names of the first two women to be honored on coins issued under the American Women Quarters Program. Famed writer Maya Angelou and acclaimed astronaut Dr. Sally Ride will be the first distinguished American women celebrated on the reverse of the program’s circulating quarters. Total Page…

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Aldous Pennyfarthing and Daily Kos May 16, 2021 The dude who hosted what may be the most infuriating photo op during the events of Jan. 6—the brandishing of a flagpole with an ugly racist hate symbol, a flag that never made it to the Capitol during the war of its origin—is facing both justice and a little R&R,…

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Abdi Latif Dahir writes in the NY Times, ” A young climate activist, Vanessa Nakate, had just sat down for lunch at the gathering of the global elite in Davos, Switzerland, in January last year when she saw the photo that would catapult her to global fame — not for what it showed, but for what…

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Robin and Andréa McBride, owners of California’s McBride Sisters winery, are two Black sisters who are doing just that. The winery, founded in the early 2000s, is now one of the largest Black-owned wineries in the U.S. Despite not always being taken seriously and often being met with skepticism, the McBrides realized their hard-earned success.…

Read More Five Black Owned Wineries To Support Now (actually seven or more!)

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