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A relative of Robert E. Lee delivers a clear-eyed rebuke of Donald Trump's praise

Sometimes words deliver a punch to the gut. Not the kind of impact that knocks you down, but the kind that lifts you up. Early Saturday morning, a descendant of the Confederate Civil War General Robert E. Lee, Reverend Robert Lee IV, posted a video
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Ted Cruz's latest dig at Beto O'Rourke on Twitter might be his vilest yet

Ted Cruz's social media team has reached a dark new low. Right before Senate hopeful Beta O'Rourke's debate with Cruz last night, where the sitting Senator skirted the question about whether police violence against African-Americans was a problem,
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Research: 83% of Executives Say They Encourage Curiosity. Just 52% of Employees Agree.

There’s a gap between what companies value and what employees think they’re allowed to do.
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Chrissy Teigen couldn't resist the 'Arthur' jokes after John Legend won his Emmy

The Creative Arts Emmys are one night a year, but Arthur memes are forever. On Sunday, John Legend took home an Emmy for his performance in Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, meaning he's an EGOT now — but that didn't stop his wife
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Jordan Peele wins Best Original Screenplay at the Oscars and everyone's thrilled

Jordan Peele just became an Oscar winner. The Academy has awarded Peele this year's Best Original Screenplay prize for Get Out. He's the fourth African-American writer ever nominated in the category, and the first one ever to win. SEE ALSO: Here's
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Beyond 'Black Panther': A brief history of Afrofuturism

Excited for Black Panther? So are we. Which is why we're rolling out obsessive coverage with Black Panther Week. Among the images glimpsed in Marvel’s first Black Panther trailer was a tribal elder in an emerald suit with a matching lip disc,
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Celebrate Black History Month with 'Pioneers of African-American Cinema' on Netflix

Netflix has a hidden gem that deserves your attention this Black History Month: Pioneers of African-American Cinema. It's a collection of groundbreaking films released in the first half of the 20th century that celebrates the works of some of the

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