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CHARLESTON, S.C. — University researchers are investigating whether soul food featuring fat and salt can be made healthy and delicious by using plants-only recipes. ...
Pioneering black footballer Regis, who defied racists, dies

LONDON — Cyrille Regis, a pioneer for black soccer players in England who endured racist abuse while forging a career with West Bromwich Albion...
Winners of the 49th NAACP Image Awards

LOS ANGELES — Winners of the 49th NAACP Image Awards, announced Monday night in Pasadena, California: ...
Officers’ widows, others affected by violence have MLK talk

DALLAS — Loved ones of a black man fatally shot by police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and two law enforcement officers — one black...
DuVernay, ‘black-ish,’ ‘Power’ win at NAACP Image Awards

LOS ANGELES — A jubilant Ava DuVernay was named entertainer of the year at an NAACP Image Awards ceremony that focused on the black...
Kennedy targets gun violence in Illinois governor campaign

CHICAGO — Few people running for public office have been more personally affected by gun violence than Chris Kennedy, who was a child when...
Racial firestorm surrounds Trump at MLK holiday

ATLANTA — The first Martin Luther King Jr. holiday of Donald Trump's presidency is taking place amid a racial firestorm of Trump's own making. ...
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ATLANTA — The first Martin Luther King Jr. holiday of Donald Trump's presidency is taking place amid a racial firestorm of Trump's own making. ...
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MASON, Ohio — A white teacher in Ohio who admitted to telling a black student he would be lynched by his classmates if he...
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LEXINGTON, Ky. — Chicago photographer Helen Balfour Morrison became well-known in the 1930s and 1940s for a series of portraits of some of America's...

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