American Legend Aretha Franklin Laid to Rest in Epic Funeral filled with Detroiters and Dignitaries

via ap.com Today was Aretha Franklin‘s homegoing service at Greater Grace Temple in Detroit, MI. Some may have questioned why…
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Science Fiction Author N.K. Jemisin Makes History at the Hugo Awards with 3rd win in a row for Best Novel

by Michael Schaub via latimes.com The winners of the Hugo Awards, considered some of the most prestigious science fiction and fantasy…
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Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum Shocks Rivals, Wins Democratic Nomination for Florida Governor

by Steve Bousquet via miamiherald.com Andrew Gillum rode a late surge of African-American voters to an upset victory in the…
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Stephanie G. Adams Earns American Society for Engineering Education’s Harriet Tubman Award for 2018

by Lango Deen via blackengineer.com Stephanie G. Adams, Dean of the Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology at Old…
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MUSIC: New Artists The Shindellas Bring Retro ’60s Feel to Self-Empowerment with “Reconsider” (VIDEO)

by Lori Lakin Hutcherson (@lakinhutcherson) Next week, new female group The Shindellas from the Nashville-based collective Weirdo Workshop, will be…
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Democratic National Committee Launches “Seat At The Table” Tour, a New Black Women Outreach Initiative

by Ashley Alese Edwards via refinery29.com The Democratic National Committee has launched a new initiative, the Seat At the Table Tour,…
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Review: Beyoncé is Bigger Than Coachella | New York Times

by Jon Caramanica via nytimes.com INDIO, Calif. — Let’s just cut to the chase: There’s not likely to be a…
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Jordan Peele Becomes 1st African-American to Win Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay

by Lori Lakin Hutcherson (@lakinhutcherson) At last night’s 90th Annual Academy Awards ceremony, “Get Out” writer/director/actor Jordan Peele won the…
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