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Aretha Franklin, the “Queen of Soul”, passed way Thursday morning
Petition calls for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to pardon Assata Shakur
NBA legend Wilt Chamberlin becomes first player commemorated on U.S. postage stamp
Famed entertainer Geoffrey Holder dead at 84
Alice Coachman, first black woman to win Olympic gold medal dead at 90
Video: happy birthday Tupac
Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dead at 54
Ruby Dee dead at 91
With ‘At Times Like This,’ poet Nikki Giovanni remembers Maya Angelou
With moving words, Oprah Winfrey reflects on legacy of Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou dead at 86
New York celebrates jazz legend’s birthday with unveiling of ‘Miles Davis Way’
Civil rights activist Vincent Harding dead at 82
House music legend Frankie Knuckles dead at 59
Remembering Aaliyah on her 35th birthday
Frank McCain of the ‘Greensboro Four’ dead at 73
Amiri Baraka, activist, poet and playwright dead at 79
Google ‘doogle’ honors birthday of Zora Neale Hurston
TLC biopic premieres tonight, will you be watching?
Maya Angelou to be awarded Mailer Lifetime Achievement Award
On This Day: Nelson Mandela Honored With Congressional Gold Medal
Grace Jones To Write Book About Her Life
VIDEO: Janelle Monåe | The Return of Artistry in R&B, Soul, & Hip Hop
Sometimes, I give gentrifiers the wrong directions when they get lost
“E pluribus unum”: Federalism is a reactionary structure built on anti-Blackness
Don’t get too excited about tech advances. Many are designed to leave Black people behind
Richard Akuson: the ‘A Nasty Boy’ editor talks the future of his queer fashion magazine and life as an asylum seeker in the U.S.
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