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Char Adams

Char Adams is a reporter for NBC BLK who writes about race.

Char Adams is a reporter for NBC BLK who writes about race.

Latest from Char Adams

8d ago

Will Instagram's new 'sensitive content' filter censor Black users?

<p>Instagram has come under fire after introducing <a href="https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/social-media/instagram-s-new-protections-teens-come-experts-say-tween-v
13d ago

Young Black athletes are launching a mental health revolution

Naomi Osaka, Simone Biles, Noah Lyles and Simone Manuel are part of a generation of elite Black athletes speaking openly openly about their mental health.
13d ago

NAACP stands by leader slammed over comments at critical race theory rally

Fairfax County NAACP leader Michelle Leete faced backlash for saying “let them die” at a rally in which parents opposed school diversity initiatives
18d ago

'Let them die': Virginia PTA official resigns over comments at critical race theory rally

Michelle Leete said she did not mean to wish death on parents opposed to teaching race history in schools. Instead, she hoped the parents' right-wing "ideals" would die.
18d ago

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo directs hate crimes task force to help investigate antisemitic attack

A Jewish man was beaten and robbed on his way to a synagogue, the governor said.
19d ago

1 missing, 7 rescued from boat crash in Boston Harbor

All eight passengers went into the water after a boat hit a day marker early Saturday morning.
19d ago

Boy, 3, killed in crash after being abducted by mom's boyfriend

Police say Ryan Yates abducted his girlfriend's 3-year-old son, James Oizan-Chapon, and crashed into a tree, killing both himself and the child.
20d ago

Black Lives Matter faces backlash for statement on Cuba protest

The Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation is facing backlash after calling for the end of the U.S. government’s embargo on Cuba.
20d ago

Inside hip-hop's complex relationship with health

Today, more rappers are speaking openly about their medical conditions. It’s a shift that highlights hip-hop’s complicated history with medical health.
34d ago

'Black protectionism': How Bill Cosby made his assault case a racial justice issue

His legal team has used racial justice talking points to obscure the assault allegations, and preserve his public image, experts say
38d ago

Rep. Cori Bush wants to transform policing and public safety with new bill

The People’s Response Act would establish a division within the Department of Health and Human Services to promote and fund community-led responses to public safety.