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Solange explains why black people feel unsafe in ‘white spaces'

Solange Knowles is speaking her mind about being black in a “white space” after a group of women nearly ruined a concert for her on Friday night. The 30-year-old younger sister of Beyoncé went on a Twitter rant Friday after she was told by four white women to sit down while at a Kraftwerk concert in New Orleans with her ...

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In festival-hit 'Moonlight,' growing up black and gay

By JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer TORONTO (AP) — The shimmering glow of Barry Jenkins’ “Moonlight,” a poetic coming-of-age tale told across three chapters about a young gay black kid growing up in a poor, drug-ridden neighborhood of Miami, has lit up this year’s fall film festival circuit like no other film. Following its much-lauded debut at the Telluride Film ...

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Dems create PAC to maximize black voter turnout in election

Nicolas Enriquez/Nicolas Enriquez for New York Da Marc Morial, president of the Urban League, said it’s crucial for black voters to turn out in large numbers in order to “see their issues represented in the White House.” Black lives matter — and so do their votes. But without a rock star candidate like Barack Obama to draw African-Americans to the ...

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Miami Heat fan in black dress sends Internet into frenzy

Basketballs weren’t the only thing bouncing at the Miami Heat game Tuesday night. The home team beat the Indiana Pacers by eight, but viewers at home were more excited about the buxom blonde seated underneath the basket. alyssanelsonmn/via instagram Alyssa Nelson posted this screenshot from the Miami Heat game Tuesday night to her Instagram page with the caption “sports are ...

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HIV Infection Risk Report: CDC Says 50 Percent Of Black Gay Men Will Get AIDS

Around 50 percent of gay and bisexual black men will get the virus that causes AIDS sometime in their lifetime, according to a recent federal report. Researchers with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) used diagnosis and death data from 2009 to 2013 to estimate the lifetime risk of an HIV infection based on sex, sexual orientation, and ...

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Greene: Now's time for black woman on the U.S. Supreme Court

Andrew Burton/Getty Images Hillary Clinton meets with civil rights leaders at The National Urban League in New York City. Not only should President Obama move swiftly to fill the empty seat on the U.S. Supreme Court, he should give the Senate something it hasn’t seen in nearly 25 years — a black nominee. He should give them U.S. Attorney General ...

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'Ripples' from black holes detected

Einstein’s gravitational waves ‘seen’ from black holes By Pallab Ghosh Science correspondent, BBC News 11 February 2016 From the section Science & Environment Media captionPallab Ghosh explains the sound of the gravitational wave and a computer visualisation Scientists are claiming a stunning discovery in their quest to fully understand gravity. They have observed the warping of space-time generated by the ...

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Manley on black QBs: 'They're used to running from the law'

Dexter Manley, “The Secretary of Defense,” was rather offensive on Saturday. Manley, making an appearance as a studio analyst on CBS station WUSA, said black quarterbacks like to run because “they are probably used to running from the law.” The comment left his co-host cringing, along with anyone else who was watching. FOLLOW THE DAILY NEWS SPORTS ON FACEBOOK. “LIKE” ...

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'Illini White Student Union' denounces Black Lives Matter

An “Illini White Student Union” accused Black Lives Matter protesters of terrorism against white University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students Wednesday. The Facebook page surfaced after a black student solidarity rally on the campus quad earlier in the day, The News-Gazette of Champaign reported. The original page said the union was created “to be able to form a community and ...

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