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Fox News Channel viewers tune out for John Lewis’ funeral

August 14, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Former President Barack Obama, addresses the service during the funeral for the late Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Thursday, July 30, 2020. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, Pool) By David Bauder ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK  — Fox News Channel viewers are usually a loyal bunch, but thousands looked…

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Joe Biden launches new national ad aimed at Black Americans

August 14, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event at the William “Hicks” Anderson Community Center in Wilmington, Del.   (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File) By Kat Stafford ASSOCIATED PRESS DETROIT — Joe Biden’s Democratic presidential campaign has launched a new national ad focused on Black Americans, urging them to…

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India Alston makes a powerful statement with her new T-shirt line

August 14, 2020

By Kharisma McIlwaine Police brutality has always disproportionately targeted Black and Brown communities. This reality has been front and center over the past few months. Black Lives Matter is the mantra heard echoed in unison throughout the recent protests, along with the demand for justice and equality for all. Young people have been on the…

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Banned episode of Black-ish finds home on Hulu

August 12, 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A politically charged episode of “black-ish” from 2017 that was shelved by ABC has found a home on Hulu, a corporate sibling of the Disney-owned broadcast network. “I cannot wait for everyone to finally see the episode for themselves,” series creator Kenya Barris posted Monday on social media. Barris said he…

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Viola Davis, LeBron James among honorees at AAFCA TV Honors

August 12, 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Viola Davis, Sterling K. Brown and LeBron James are among several honorees at the AAFCA TV Honors later this month. The African American Film Critics Association announced the recipients of the second annual event on Wednesday. The virtual ceremony is scheduled to air on Aug. 22. Comedian-actress Aida Rodriguez will host…

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Tamar Braxton pays tribute to boyfriend for ‘saving my life’

August 7, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Tamar Braxton (Photo: Jamie Lamor Thompson / Shutterstock) ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES — Tamar Braxton is thanking her boyfriend for “saving my life” after her hospitalization last month. Braxton posted a lengthy message on social media late Saturday that paid tribute to David Adefeso being her “angel on earth.” She said she is…

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A conversation with the young men of the Apple TV+ documentary ‘Boys State’

August 7, 2020

By Kharisma McIlwaine Each year, 1,000 high school students are selected to participate in a program sponsored by the American Legion leadership conference called Boys State. During the week-long program, the students are divided into two parties —the Nationalists and the Federalists — and are given the opportunity to create their own political platforms and…

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Review: Beyoncé’s ‘Black Is King’ is supreme Black art

August 7, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Beyoncé in a scene from her visual album “Black is King,” premiering Friday on Disney Plus.  (Robin Harper/Parkwood Entertainment/Disney + via AP) By Mesfin Fekadu ASSOCIATED PRESS “Black Is King,” Beyoncé’s new film, takes you on a journey of Black art, music, history and fashion as the superstar transports you to Africa to…

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