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No Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Under Trump, Mnunchin Says

President Barack Obama, the first black president in United States history, finalized plans during his presidency to replace President Andrew Jackson on the twenty dollar bill with abolitionist, humanitarian, spy and general bad ass Harriet Tubman. When the plans were … Continue reading »

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What the Heck Happened in Charlottesville?

It started Friday night and took over all of Twitter and the rest of the Internet throughout the day on Saturday. It ended in at least one related death and fueled a debate that is old as our country itself … Continue reading »

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2016 Rio Olympics: Simone Manuel Makes History As First Black Woman To Win Swimming Gold Medal

Simone Manuel has just made history. During the 2016 Rio Olympics, the Team USA athlete became the first black woman to take home a gold medal in an individual swimming sport. Manuel competed in the women’s 100m freestyle and tied for … Continue reading »

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Serena Williams No. 1 Puts Pressure On Herself As Wimbledon Approaches

“When I’m walking down those corridors of the All England Club on to Centre Court, you think of different moments that you’ve had, different moments that you’ve won, or didn’t win. I try not to focus on those moments because … Continue reading »

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Cities Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day Instead of Columbus Day

Since 1934, many Americans have been celebrating the second Monday of October as Columbus Day. This year is no different, but more and more cities are starting to replace Columbus Day with a holiday known as Indigenous Peoples Day. There … Continue reading »

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91-Year-Old Auschwitz Worker Charged With 260,000 Counts Of Murder

A 91-year-old woman, who has not been named due to German privacy laws, is being charged with 260,000 counts of accessory to murder. Prosecutors are claiming that while she worked as a Nazi radio operator in Auschwitz in 1944, she … Continue reading »

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NWA Biopic “Straight Outta Compton’ Makes History!

Straight Outta Compton makes history! N.W.A, the group that put rap on mainsteam, the biopic topped the box office for the third week in a row. The biopic brought in $134.1 million domestically making history as it is the highest grossing biopic, … Continue reading »

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Les Miserables Star Kyle Jean-Baptiste Falls From Fire Escape, Dies At Age 21

A young talent who cemented himself into history when he stepped onto the Broadway stage has tragically passed away, leaving his dream and an incredible influence behind. Kyle Jean-Baptiste is the youngest and the first black actor to ever fill … Continue reading »

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37-Year-Old, Jen Welter, Believed To Be First Female Coach in NFL History

The stigma that women and sports don’t mesh is slowly, but surely beginning to fade into a speck of ignorance, as the world is seeing more women filling positions of authority in professional sports. First, we saw Becky Hammon become … Continue reading »

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Rare Footage Of Amelia Earhart Found After Almost 80 Years

People everywhere seemed to know who Amelia Earhart was in the 1930s. After all, she was the first woman to fly, by herself, across the Atlantic Ocean! However, most would say that her public persona was never particularly ‘playful’ or … Continue reading »

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