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Hannah-Jones Chooses Howard After N. Carolina Tenure Fight

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — An investigative journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for her ground-breaking work on the bitter legacy of slavery in the U.S. announced Tuesday that she will not join the faculty at the University of North Carolina following an extended tenure fight, and instead will accept a chaired professorship at Howard University.…

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More US Churches are Committing to Racism-Linked Reparations

NEW YORK (AP) — The Episcopal Diocese of Texas acknowledges that its first bishop in 1859 was a slaveholder. An Episcopal church in New York City erects a plaque noting the building’s creation in 1810 was made possible by wealth resulting from slavery. And the Minnesota Council of Churches cites a host of injustices —…

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DWTS’ First Black Female Pro Heads to Semi-Finals Next Week

LOS ANGELES, Cal. (FNN) – Professional dancer Britt Stewart is the newly minted and first Black female Pro on this season of “Dancing with the Stars” competing with partner and Olympic Ice Skater Johnny Weir. The couple are the ones to watch as they head into the semifinals next week! New LIVE episodes air every Monday night at 8pm…

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