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Black Friday 2020: the best deals we’re expecting

Home News Internet (Image credit: Future) Black Friday 2020 is already rolling into view, and we’re starting to get a glimmer of an understanding of what you can expect this year – and we’ve put together this guide so you can get planning.We’re all sick of hearing about the effect of the worldwide pandemic, so…

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‘If not now, when?’: Black women seize political spotlight

‘If not now, when?’: Black women seize political spotlightBy CLAIRE GALOFARO and KAT STAFFORDAugust 3, 2020 GMTMARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — The little girl ran up to her, wide-eyed and giddy.“Are you Charisse Davis?” the fourth grader asked. Davis was stunned. A former kindergarten teacher and librarian, she was more accustomed to shuttling her two sons…

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AP VoteCast: How Black women shape Democratic politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Black women are often called the backbone of the Democratic Party — reliable and loyal voters whose support can make or break a candidate.In 2018, they were more likely than women in any other racial or ethnic group to support Democratic House candidates, according to AP VoteCast, which surveyed more than 115,000…

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‘If not now, when?’: Black women seize political spotlight

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — The little girl ran up to her, wide-eyed and giddy.“Are you Charisse Davis?” the fourth grader asked. Davis was stunned. A former kindergarten teacher and librarian, she was more accustomed to shuttling her two sons to basketball practice than being seen as a local celebrity. But she had been elected the…

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Black Girl Detained Since May for Missed Homework Is Finally Being Released to Her Mom

iStock / Getty Images PlusThe 15-year-old Black girl who was being kept at a juvenile facility in Oakland County, Michigan, for failing to do her class assignments, has finally been granted her release. A three-judge appellate panel with the Michigan Court of Appeals determined Friday that the teen, who is known only by the pseudonym…

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Black family kicked out of historically Black pool, highlighting lasting impact of segregation

The Fort Lauderdale community is being asked to confront its own history with barring Black residents from beaches and pools after a white woman demanded that police be called on a Black family at a public pool.Ghenete Wright Muir, an attorney and an LGBTQ advocate, and her son, Masai, 23, are both former competitive swimmers…

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How to watch Black is King: stream Beyonce’s new movie on Disney Plus today

Home News Software (Image credit: Disney Plus/Beyonce.com) Cancel all your plans, readers – Bey is back and she’s got a new movie that’s arguably the biggest release of 2020 so far. Beyonce’s Black is King is a visual album that’s both a reimagining of 2019’s Lion King live-action film and a companion to the studio…

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What Beyoncé’s ‘Black Is King’ means for Disney Plus

What happens when Hollywood’s intellectual property king meets Queen Bey?That’s the question worldwide fans and Hollywood insiders are mulling with anticipation, as Beyoncé’s latest visual album, “Black Is King,” prepares to debut July 31 on Disney Plus. The top-secret project from the superstar entertainer was announced less than a month ago, and promises to be…

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Black creators matter. But Black TikTok stars say the app has work to do.

In early June, Erynn Chambers stepped onto her porch, just outside the front door of her North Carolina home, opened TikTok on her phone, and began to film herself.”Black neighborhoods are overpoliced, so of course they have higher rates of crime,” she sang to her own tune. “And white perpetrators are undercharged, so of course…

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Black Lives Matter Activists Block Streets, Harass Drivers in DC

Black Lives Matter activists against “noise pollution in neighborhoods of color” took to the streets of Washington, D.C., on Monday, where they blocked roadways, held up several vehicles, and confronted police officers. The incident, which took place at a section of Wisconsin Avenue and Q Street NW in Georgetown, was reported by the Georgetowner. According to the…