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'Spirit of resistance': Marking 500 years since the first slave revolt in the Americas

The Santo Domingo Slave Revolt of 1521 ushered in a backlash through "Black Codes" and repressive measures.
Slaves Attempt To Overcome Their Spanish Owners
Slaves Attempt To Overcome Their Spanish Owners
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HIV infection numbers among gay and bi Black, Latino men stagnant for last decade

New CDC numbers revealed that the number of new HIV infections among those groups have remained flat year to year over the past decade.
Image: White doves are released during a World AIDS Day commemoration in front of the Minority AIDS Project in Los Angeles, on Dec. 1, 2021.
Image: White doves are released during a World AIDS Day commemoration in front of the Minority AIDS Project in Los Angeles, on Dec. 1, 2021.
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Fundraisers shut down for man convicted in Ahmaud Arbery murder

William "Roddie" Bryan, along with father and son Gregory and Travis McMichael, were found guilty last week in the fatal shooting last year.
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Jacqueline Avant, wife of music legend Clarence Avant, fatally shot in Beverly Hills home

Police responded to calls about a shooting at Jacqueline and Clarence Avant's home about 2:20 a.m. Wednesday.
Image: Jacqueline Avant and Clarence Avant
Image: Jacqueline Avant and Clarence Avant

Biden HIV/AIDS strategy calls racism ‘public health threat’

The new strategy asserts that over generations “structural inequities have resulted in racial and ethnic health disparities that are severe, far-reaching, and unacceptable.”
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I'm a biracial mother. Here's why Prince Charles' latest scandal feels personal.

Something that may seem innocently ambiguous can in fact leave an incredibly powerful mark.
Image: Prince of Wales Birthday Family Portrait
Image: Prince of Wales Birthday Family Portrait
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Kim Potter, ex-Minnesota officer, will testify at trial in killing of Daunte Wright

Brooklyn Center police had said the 26-year veteran confused her handgun for her Taser during a traffic stop in April involving Wright, 20.
Image: Officer Kim Potter in 2007.
Image: Officer Kim Potter in 2007.
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Ari Lennox arrested in Amsterdam, cites racist treatment

“I’m being arrested in Amsterdam for reacting to a woman racially profiling me," the singer tweeted Monday.
43rd Annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival Opening Night - Ari Lennox, KAMAUU & Nesta
43rd Annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival Opening Night - Ari Lennox, KAMAUU & Nesta
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'You’re a hero': Frank Ocean pays tribute to late designer Virgil Abloh

Singer Frank Ocean paid his respects to Virgil Abloh in an Instagram tribute.
The 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion - Red Carpet
The 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion - Red Carpet

After Rittenhouse verdict, advocates demand justice for Chrystul Kizer

In Wisconsin, where Kyle Rittenhouse successfully claimed-self defense, supporters want similar treatment for a sex-trafficked minor.
Chrystul Kizer listens to her lawyers during a hearing in the Kenosha County Courthouse on Nov. 15, 2019.
Chrystul Kizer listens to her lawyers during a hearing in the Kenosha County Courthouse on Nov. 15, 2019.
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Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer to play Masters, dies at 87

A native Texan who developed his game during segregated times while caddying, Elder made history in 1975 at Augusta National.
Image: Lee Elder tees off in the first round  at the Masters in Augusta, Ga., on April 10, 1975.
Image: Lee Elder tees off in the first round  at the Masters in Augusta, Ga., on April 10, 1975.