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Vincent D. Rougeau installed as first Black president of the College of the Holy Cross

In the near 180-year history of the College of the Holy Cross, not one Black American had ever taken seat The post Vincent D. Rougeau installed as first Black president of the College of the Holy Cross ...

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Vanessa Bryant said LA sheriff promised to secure crash site

Kobe Bryant’s widow said she pleaded with the Los Angeles County sheriff to make sure no one takes photographs from The post Vanessa Bryant said LA sheriff promised to secure crash site appeared first ...

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Michigan-Northwestern football game honors George Jewett, the first Black player at either school

Saturday’s matchup between the University of Michigan Wolverines and the Northwestern University Wildcats was the 76th meeting between the rival The post Michigan-Northwestern football game honors George ...

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Boosie verbally attacks Lil Nas X on social media after the rapper jokes about a collaboration

Rapper Lil Boosie told fellow musician Lil Nas X, that if he commits suicide it “would do this world a The post Boosie verbally attacks Lil Nas X on social media after the rapper jokes about a collaboration ...

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Chicago speed cameras largely impact Black and brown drivers, according to advocacy group

A Chicago-based advocacy group said that red-light speed cameras are not only a cash-grab by city officials, but are disproportionately The post Chicago speed cameras largely impact Black and brown drivers ...

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Uganda police say 1 killed, 7 injured in explosion at eatery

One person was killed and seven others injured Saturday in an explosion at a restaurant in a suburb of Uganda’s The post Uganda police say 1 killed, 7 injured in explosion at eatery appeared first on TheGrio ...

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Over 2,000 migrants march out of southern city in Mexico

Over 2,000 migrants, mainly Central Americans, began walking out of a city in southern Mexico on Saturday where they have The post Over 2,000 migrants march out of southern city in Mexico appeared first ...

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Real Housewives stars planned to leave event when Eboni K. Williams arrived

Eboni K. Williams, the first and only Black cast member on The Real Housewives of New York (RHONY), said she The post Real Housewives stars planned to leave event when Eboni K. Williams arrived appeared ...

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Dads on Duty: Fathers intervene after violence spikes at Louisiana high school

As violent altercations among students surged at a Shreveport, Louisiana high school, it seemed nobody — not police, campus security The post Dads on Duty: Fathers intervene after violence spikes at Louisiana ...

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Jerry Pinkney, award-winning illustrator, dies at 81

Jerry Pinkney, a prize-winning children’s book illustrator known for his richly textured images of Black life, fables and fairy tales The post Jerry Pinkney, award-winning illustrator, dies at 81 appeared ...

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Art professor gets up to 12 years for attack on colleague

A Mount Holyoke College art professor who pleaded guilty to using a rock, a fire poker and garden shears in The post Art professor gets up to 12 years for attack on colleague appeared first on TheGrio ...

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Deal on Biden’s $2 trillion plan edges closer; Harris is ‘confident’

A deal within reach, President Joe Biden and Congress’ top Democrats edged close to sealing their giant domestic legislation, though The post Deal on Biden’s $2 trillion plan edges closer; Harris is ‘confident ...

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Black museum wants to melt down Robert E. Lee statue to make new art

For more than a year, officials have debated what to do with Confederate monuments that once peppered or currently stand The post Black museum wants to melt down Robert E. Lee statue to make new art appeared ...

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Diddy puts Kim Porter’s Los Angeles home on the market

The Los Angeles home that Sean “Diddy” Combs purchased for Kim Porter, his ex-girlfriend and the late mother of three The post Diddy puts Kim Porter’s Los Angeles home on the market appeared first on TheGrio ...

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Dwight Howard, Anthony Davis downplay confrontation in Lakers’ loss to Suns

Dwight Howard and Anthony Davis both say their physical confrontation on the Los Angeles Lakers’ bench was a momentary disagreement The post Dwight Howard, Anthony Davis downplay confrontation in Lakers ...

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Alabama man put to death for 1991 killing of woman

An Alabama man who avoided execution in February was put to death Thursday for the 1991 killing of a woman The post Alabama man put to death for 1991 killing of woman appeared first on TheGrio.

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Baldwin was told gun was ‘cold’ before movie set shooting

As a film crew and actors in Western garb prepared to rehearse a scene inside a wooden, chapel-like building on The post Baldwin was told gun was ‘cold’ before movie set shooting appeared first on TheGrio ...

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Parents of unrestrained girl killed on ride sue theme park

On her family’s first trip since the pandemic began, 6-year-old Wongel Estifanos got on a vertical drop ride at a The post Parents of unrestrained girl killed on ride sue theme park appeared first on TheGrio ...

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Ayala or Sears: Both would make history in Virginia election

The two women seeking the lieutenant governor’s office in Virginia next month are fond of touting their unconventional political backgrounds. The post Ayala or Sears: Both would make history in Virginia ...

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Justice Department to expand redlining investigation efforts

The Justice Department announced Friday a cross-government effort to investigate and prosecute redlining, the practice of banks discriminating against racial The post Justice Department to expand redlining ...

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FDA says Pfizer COVID vaccine looks effective for young kids

Federal health regulators said late Friday that kid-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine appear highly effective at preventing symptomatic infections The post FDA says Pfizer COVID vaccine looks effective ...

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Former Ohio State star Ivan Douglas dies at 41 from COVID-19

Former Ohio State offensive tackle and national champion Ivan Douglas has died at age 41 from COVID-19. Douglas reportedly “contracted The post Former Ohio State star Ivan Douglas dies at 41 from COVID ...

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Taraji P. Henson, Angela Simmons open up about past abusive relationships

Taraji P. Henson spoke out about a past abusive relationship in the latest installment of Peace of Mind With Taraji The post Taraji P. Henson, Angela Simmons open up about past abusive relationships appeared ...

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Private funeral planned for Colin Powell at Washington National Cathedral

A private memorial service for Gen. Colin Powell will be held at the Washington National Cathedral on Nov. 5. Powell The post Private funeral planned for Colin Powell at Washington National Cathedral appeared ...

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Family of slain Miya Marcano files lawsuit against apartment complex

The family of Miya Marcano is taking legal action against the apartment complex in Orlando, Fla. where the 19-year-old lived The post Family of slain Miya Marcano files lawsuit against apartment complex ...

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