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@KBAndersen

@MollyJongFast Like Trump after visiting the Museum of African American History and talking about Frederick Douglass—MTG practically said “Anne Frank is an example of somebody who’s done an amazing job and is getting recognized more and more, I notice.”

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@PaulEalyMooney

❤️Reflections❤️…. … on 1975, being a BLACK comedy writer an “ET” behind the curtains at Saturday Night Live and Pryor being the first African-American to host

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@StaceyPlaskett

Contributions of #CaribbeanAmericans Sidney Poitier, first African-American actor to receive the Academy Award for best actor (Bahamas) #CaribbeanAmericanHeritageMonth https://t.co/21MvppjBG4

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@MSUnews

On June 19, MSU will host a university-wide and in-person celebration of Juneteenth to commemorate the freeing of African American slaves in the U.S. There will also be celebrations across campus leading up to the in-person event. https://t.co/W8jfCSHpFp https://t.co/X6I14J8d1s

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@AAMers

This #Juneteenth, 10 Black museums will host a nationally televised program on 6/15 with vibrant cultural and educational activations. Read more about the program and role African American museums play in creating a more just and equitable place for all: https://t.co/uOQ9B4MlnK

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@LeslieRutledge

Great night speaking at the Arkansas GOP African American Coalition dinner alongside Congressman @BurgessOwens (UT)—focused on faith, family, free market, education & FREEDOM! https://t.co/jRUJvoMBf4

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@BlackVotersMtr

On this day in 2012, Shantel Davis, an unarmed 23-year-old African-American woman, was fatally shot by an NYPD officer. One witness, said that Davis cried out that she didn’t want to die, and a woman attempted to comfort her before paramedics arrived. #BlackLivesMatter ✊

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@BlackVotersMtr

On this day in history, President Lyndon B. Johnson nominated distinguished civil rights lawyer Thurgood Marshall to be the first African American justice to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States. https://t.co/q8YXI5NcGi

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@ItsMadeToSave

.@VP gives a shoutout to @KizzyPhd in Greenville, “An African American scientist [and] woman who helped design a vaccine that is saving people’s lives.” https://t.co/Bhp80P7RsQ

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@johncardillo

Joe Biden: “Unless we do something about this, my children are going to grow up in a jungle...a racial jungle” "First mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy.” “Poor kids are just as bright and just as talented as white kids”

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@airandspace

When prejudice prevented Bessie Coleman from enrolling in flying lessons in the U.S., she moved to France to learn to fly. Tomorrow is the 100th anniversary of Coleman becoming the first African American woman to earn a pilot's license. Discover her story: https://t.co/nT7LLsybKZ https://t.co/5AWrulptlg

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@WhoresofYore

By G. Falcon Beazer, (c.1970). Beazer was a prominent member of the Weusi Artist Collective, an organisation of African-American artists, established in the Harlem, New York in 1965. "Weusi” comes from the Swahili word for "blackness." https://t.co/La9NBM5M7X

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@timjacobwise

So, Margarine Traitor Greed went to the Holocaust Memorial and now feels bad about comparing COVID restrictions to Nazism? Cool, now she can do the Museum of African American History and Culture and learn why her comparisons of the same to slavery are equally asinine.

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@MaxKennerly

It's highly unlikely he'd let Biden fill any seat. The 7th Circuit seat Barrett was given as a stepping stone to SCOTUS opened up in February 2015. Obama nominated Myra Selby, the first African-American and first woman on the Indiana Supreme Court. She never even got a hearing. https://t.co/Zd8vKy1Hgb

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@AmExperiencePBS

Hattie McDaniel, who became the first African American to win an Academy Award for her role as Mammy in "Gone With the Wind," was born on June 10, 1893. #ThisDayInHistory https://t.co/oy7MJKJLH9

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@Stanford

"An essential element of a happy life is knowing your worth." Words from Yvette Lee Bowser, ’87, to the Class of #Stanford2021. Bowser, showrunner for "Dear White People" and "Run the World," is the first African-American woman to have developed her own prime-time series. https://t.co/uOQ3npZCXT

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@NCRMuseum

Today, more than ever, reimagining Black Freedom is critical. We’re commemorating Juneteenth virtually along with nine other leading African American museums beginning at 11am CDT June 18. #BLKFreedom https://t.co/A9JQaQbsTD

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@ScottHech

In Louisiana in 1898, the KKK pushed non-unanimous juries to “establish the supremacy of the white race" & “ensure African-American juror service would be meaningless.” In 1934, Oregon joined them. At the time of the law’s passage there were *34,000+ active KKK members in Oregon. https://t.co/Y5sCpW4WXt

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@DrIbram

"Black women have always found other forms to archive their experience in a country that overlooks them," writes @TiyaMilesTAM. "Black women are the keepers of knowledge. Always trying to equip us with the tools we need for the next generation." https://t.co/caypO5Wvrn

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@SalAlbaneseNYC

What’s interesting is that @nytimes editorial Board that champions diversity endorsed @bradlander with zero qualification for post of Comptroller over @NYSenBenjamin. Benjamin an African American has an extensive background in finance, an essential qualification for that job

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@JacksonStateU

#JSUAlums: Congratulations to Dr. Roshunda Harris-Allen on being elected as the first African-American woman Alderman At Large in Byram, MS. https://t.co/9I7h70aiKL

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@TheKitchenista

“There’s always been a lack of unity amongst the restaurant community. There’s a lack of unity amongst the blogger community. There’s a lack of unity across the African American cookbook authors community. I want us to talk about what’s really going on.” https://t.co/bpEFEeWn8q

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@IngrahamAngle

"I mean, you've got the first sort of mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy. I mean, that's a story-book, man," Sen. Biden said. https://t.co/Ygkr86o2LP

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@MSFTIssues

Last year, we launched a 5-year initiative to advance racial equity in the U.S., using our tools, voice and programs to strengthen Black and African American communities. Today we published a report looking back on the progress made so far. (1/3) https://t.co/O3tBGOUJbG

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@GovernorKayIvey

Just received word that @RepTerriSewell’s mother, Nancy G. Sewell passed away. As the first African American councilwomen for Selma, she was a true trailblazer. Congresswoman Sewell, we are praying for you & your family and are here for you in your time of need. https://t.co/5o3rZA1oaS

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@satyanadella

Today, we’re sharing an update on our work to help strengthen Black and African American communities through technology, data, and partnerships. This is part of our broader initiative to drive systemic change in our company culture, communities, and ecosystem. https://t.co/URofozNTaq

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@BlackVotersMtr

On this day in history, Hattie McDaniel, actress, singer-songwriter, and comedian, was born. For her role in Gone with the Wind, she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, becoming the first African American to win an Oscar. https://t.co/AQLypNZE3G

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@NMAAHC

The blues is central to the structure, sound, and inception of most American music. It is the soundtrack of Jim Crow America, narrating the ups and downs of life and the experiences of African Americans living in segregated communities. #APeoplesGroove https://t.co/CFM1Ocwgsa

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@GiannoCaldwell

Trump: “My African American over there.” Media: Wall to wall coverage, Trump is a confirmed racist for using that language. Hunter Biden: N-word, N-word, N-word.... Hennessey rates, N-word. Media: There’s nothing to see here, folks.

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@nytimes

Watch live: President Biden is speaking in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to commemorate the 1921 massacre in Greenwood, the city’s African American neighborhood that was destroyed by a white mob 100 years ago. https://t.co/rk5dcgktz4

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@nytimes

Toni Tipton-Martin, a writer and editor who has fostered the appreciation of African-American cooking, will receive the seventh annual Julia Child Award. She plans to use the $50,000 grant to mentor the next generation of food writers. https://t.co/X8sgwnHJek

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@authorMsBev

This past winter I made a pledge to celebrate the accomplishments of Black men during the month of June because they are rarely highlighted. Here's the day's post. https://t.co/WcewOZFyY2

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@AdamMilstein

An African American man randomly and brutally attacks a Chinese woman in Chinatown, Manhattan, while telling concerned NY residents not to get involved. The attacker has been arrested. https://t.co/E98BXKkLqF

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@michaelharriot

A meta-analysis of 20 years of studies concluded that "black/African American patients were 22% less likely than white patients to receive any pain medication." https://t.co/J6xJdC3Yj9

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@NHLdotcom

A statue of Willie O'Ree highlights a new Black hockey history exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. https://t.co/SR9IMVyT9X

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@washingtonpost

Mary Elliott and Paul Gardullo, curators from the National Museum of African American History and Culture, join The Post to discuss the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre and its enduring impact. https://t.co/IjipAuvHjK

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@DerrickNAACP

Nearly 70% of @NFL players are African American. This settlement symbolizes just how diminished, marginalized, and undervalued Black men have been treated for decades. $1Billion doesn’t even begin to scratch the surface of the injustice done by “America’s Game” #Disgusting @NFLPA https://t.co/Czvny9MlOE

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@BlackVotersMtr

On this day in 2020, David McAtee, a 53-year-old African-American man, was fatally shot by the KY National Guard in Louisville during protests over the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. The body cams of the police involved were deactivated during the shooting. #BLM ✊

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@KendrickPerkins

I do have 1 PROBLEM with the whole Brad Stevens moving up and taking Danny Ainge spot! African American coaches don’t get that same luxury! Straight Up. Carry the hell on... https://t.co/rZzWfdheHM

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@NMAAHC

#OnThisDay in 1921, the deadliest racial massacre in U.S. history occurred in a thriving African American community in Tulsa, Oklahoma, named Greenwood. Today on the centennial, please join us in a moment of reflection. #Tulsa100 https://t.co/xwekzyE9be https://t.co/XwKQ7diTJN

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@MaxBoot

Biden just delivered the most thoughtful presidential statement on race since Obama spoke in Charleston in 2015 after the murder of 9 African Americans by a white supremacist. Every American—and in particular every Republican—should listen to the speech.https://t.co/1LoQmfjvsy

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@PGATOUR

Happy birthday to the late Charlie Sifford. ▪️ First African American to play on TOUR ▪️ Shattered racial barriers in golf ▪️ World Golf Hall of Fame member ▪️ Two-time TOUR winner ▪️ 22 professional wins ▪️ Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient https://t.co/l6YX9bOk7q

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@BlackVotersMtr

On this day in history, Harriet Tubman, became the first woman to lead a major military operation in the United States when she and 150 African American Union soldiers rescued more than 700 slaves in the Combahee Ferry Raid during the Civil War. https://t.co/7WZb5tDP41

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@RepJeffries

Black prosperity is a threat to white supremacy. So they massacred hundreds of successful African-American families. And burned #BlackWallStreet down to the ground. Tell the story. https://t.co/50I2tPrup1

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@mymixtapez

SadBoy Loko speaks on the impact that the Hispanic community would have in music if they were United like the African American community is https://t.co/vzWTzciNb5

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@BlackVotersMtr

On this day in history, The Tallahassee, Florida bus boycott began after two African-American students were kicked off the bus, a day earlier. FAMU students then met and decided that they would refrain from riding the city buses until the semester had ended. https://t.co/7FiVqshKDL

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@ggreenwald

The dissenting opinion from Bernice Donald, an African-American woman appointed by Clinton, then elevated by Obama, perfectly expresses the arguments in favor of such preferences: there is no other way, especially quickly, to cure systemic discrimination than targeted benefits. https://t.co/qKKf8p02vB

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@SmithsonianSec

One hundred years ago, a white mob attacked the Greenwood District, a prosperous African American community in Tulsa, Oklahoma. They left hundreds dead and 10,000 homeless, burning indiscriminately across 35 blocks of Greenwood. #Tulsa100 https://t.co/TvBYPr9X7E

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@peta

Mice are being forced to fight each other to mimic “structural violence observed in urban [African American] communities” in a cruel & useless colorectal cancer experiment. https://t.co/m3hzInbaCJ https://t.co/ZgcRJjUWzV

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@CheriBeasleyNC

There are only 24 women in the US Senate & zero African American women. It’s time for that to change and with your support, we can make history. https://t.co/1zv57wFoPp

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@Jumpman23

In July we announced our commitment to action. Today, we're announcing our latest grants to 3 institutions at the forefront of cultivating the Black experience: • @NMAAHC • @Morehouse • @IBWellsSociety More on our Black Community Commitment: https://t.co/OrHFxcKbTQ https://t.co/cwIBWjo6vr

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@TheUndefeated

"Why isn’t that talked about more? Why isn’t that shared, especially for our youth? Our African American kids need to know what Black Wall Street was all about.” - George Hill on the Tulsa Race Massacre. via @MarcJSpears https://t.co/NnAsp9ezFU

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@strongblacklead

“We are the only people who’ve named our cuisine after something invisible that you could feel like love, and God.” Hear more interpretations of soul food on episode 2 of High on the Hog: How African-American Cuisine Transformed America https://t.co/Sf7FyAGXkh

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@hfuhrmann

Breaking hyphen news: @nytimes quietly updated its style this week so that terms such as “Asian American” and “African American,” whether nouns or modifiers, are no longer hyphenated. Whatever finally prompted the change, I say good going, Paper (and Punctuator) of Record. https://t.co/QxRbPr27FG

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@Forbes

A century ago, O.W. Gurley built an empire of African American businesses in Tulsa. Though it all came burning down in the massacre of 1921, new generations of entrepreneurs rose from the ashes https://t.co/mM24JompcH https://t.co/TO9DOTrzFz

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@gayletrotter

Just my monthly reminder that the @smithsonian National Museum of African American History STILL doesn’t list Justice Clarence Thomas on their website. Your taxpayer dollars are at work to hide this inspiring man from history. Shameful. #CTLive https://t.co/hbda1tfptK

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@civilrightsorg

NEW: Senator @ChrisCoons has reintroduced the #NOBANAct – bringing us one step closer to ensuring that the Muslim ban and African ban NEVER happen again. This legislation is the first Muslim civil rights bill in American history, and we urge the Senate to pass it immediately.

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@BlackVotersMtr

On this day in 2020, 38-year-old African-American transgender man, Tony McDade, was fatally shot in the Leon Arms apartment complex by an officer of the Tallahassee Police Department. https://t.co/n2B68RdvfU

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@thereidout

.@CrossConnection host @TiffanyDCross, Chair of the Greater Tulsa African-American Affairs Commission @kristiisloved, and author of “The Ground Breaking” @ScottEAuthor join @JoyAnnReid to discuss the 1921 Tulsa massacre, and what’s happened since. https://t.co/eOJ8RHiRJJ

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@rolandsmartin

I wanna shout out @K_JeanPierre @KJP46, who yesterday became only the 2nd African American to lead a White House press briefing. The 1st, @JudySmith_, dropped by yesterday to show her some love. She did a helluva job, and there are bigger things to come. Way to go, Karine! https://t.co/kD9O7gnTQN

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@MagicJohnson

What a historical day in baseball & for the city of Gastonia, NC! I was so happy to come & support my friend Brandon Bellamy, the first African-American majority owner of a minor league baseball team, the Gastonia Honey Hunters, & the new stadium they’ll play in, FUSE Ballpark. https://t.co/717bFysYDF

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@neilhimself

Malcolm Jones, the African-American artist who inked Mike Dringenberg on Sandman 9, you mean? Malcolm would have loved it. I know Mike Dringenberg is thrilled, and impressed how much the tv show looks like his artwork. https://t.co/3N1uhlm5Eu https://t.co/IzpJ5TVyzn

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@TheDailyShow

“I had a lot of unlearning to do in order to learn the truth.” @ThusoMbedu discusses reframing slavery from an African American story to an African-in-America narrative for her new role. Celebrate more South African stars from the show tonight at 9/8c: https://t.co/xyz6lshMB5 https://t.co/8M8hJUQpKK

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@gelliottmorris

Demographics of the DC metro area in 1950, 1970, 1990 & 2019: 1 dot = 45 people blue dots = whites, orange = african american, green = hispanic, red = AAPI, yellow = all other groups ("other" includes Hispanic + AAPI from 1950-1970) https://t.co/XbOw7MxV17

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@TheEconomist

The gap in life expectancy between black and white Americans has narrowed, but not disappeared. Racial gaps exist across other indicators, too. The average African-American family has around one-tenth the wealth of the average white family. Swipe to read more ➡️

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@Tate

Norman Lewis' ‘Cathedral’ painted in 1950 is inspired by what Lewis saw outside his Harlem studio window. This artwork was included in the 1956 Venice Biennale and was the first time an African American artist was represented in the pavilion. https://t.co/nDVA3C6gY4 https://t.co/UajG4zsTek

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@librarycongress

From May 31 to June 1, 1921, Greenwood, an African American neighborhood in Tulsa, OK, was destroyed by white mobs. Learn more about the Tulsa Race Massacre as we mark its centennial with this #ChronAm research guide: https://t.co/AEQJx7saQg #Tulsa100 https://t.co/Oe07eccKTj

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@ITFTennis

A pioneer in the fight for equality

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@NAACP

We applaud the Senate's bipartisan vote to confirm @KristenClarke as Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights. Today will go down in history she becomes the first African American woman confirmed to the position... #Historic https://t.co/ygt0yv5lvk https://t.co/b3ggeyu9NK

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@HelenBranswell

#Covid19 deaths soared in communities where local hospitals closed during the worst public health crisis of this century. Many of these hospitals served largely African American communities. A special report from @OliviaGoldhill. https://t.co/zuZIZXSafL

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@KadirNelson

TULSA by @KadirNelson for the June cover of @NatGeo Artist Kadir Nelson tells the story of the tragic events that took place 100 years ago in May and June of 1921 that fell upon the affluent African American district of Tulsa, OK. #TulsaRaceMassacre #natgeo #kadirnelson https://t.co/iUDinmPy3Q

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@DerrickNAACP

Congratulations to my good friend @kristenclarke becoming the first African American woman in the position of Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights in the 64-year history of the Civil Rights Division. #Historic https://t.co/GStf5vUDad

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@tcm

Not only did IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT ('67) score at the box office with an African-American actor in the leading role, it was also one of the first to depict a Black character who refused to back down in the face of racism. https://t.co/T8Ij6RGY9j

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@hels

High on the Hog is on Netflix today! You owe it to yourself to take in this gorgeous series about Black American culinary history (and present & future) hosted by @isawstephen & based on the book by @africooks (who I shared a meal with for this story) https://t.co/NJTQ2vo60D

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@JoyAnnReid

The company would have performed a fair investigation were it not for Amy Cooper’s gender and race, she argues. “I’m going to tell them there’s an African American man threatening my life,” she frantically said in the viral video. https://t.co/syN9hyFZtY

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@PrisonPlanet

Criminals who repeatedly targeted an auto shop in Spring Lake, North Carolina by leaving racist graffiti referencing the KKK and Nazis turned out to be two African-American men after the owner caught them on camera. https://t.co/2QVeyRcSCs

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@USinNigeria

The United States is funding breakthrough research on garri production to support nutritional improvement in West Africa. U.S. Department of Agriculture and the American Soybean Association are supporting West African researchers to commercialize using soy flour

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@TheEconomist

The gap in life expectancy between black and white Americans has narrowed, but not disappeared https://t.co/7VcxvDN2wO

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@epicurious

Fish peppers, a staple of cooking near the Chesapeake Bay, nearly went extinct. Now they're back, and every seed can be traced to Horace Pippin. https://t.co/nYTL9JsREl

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@espn

55 years ago today, Bill Russell became the first African-American head coach to in any major pro sport. https://t.co/UbXgyJcKxE

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@PublishersWkly

Inside Adanne, the New Brooklyn Bookstore Celebrating African-American Culture | @voguemagazine https://t.co/Klyn8UofgX https://t.co/EqljSq9TJ6

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@NMAAHC

"I’m really interested in helping people make connections with what they see and what they experience at the museum." Learn more about @NMAAHCdirector Kevin Young and his vision for our museum in @washingtonpost's latest article: https://t.co/wJGIw0Kt83

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@KarenAttiah

"It was Malcolm who warned us in his lifetime about the damage being done to the Palestinians, before any other African American leader or civil rights organization" - @omarsuleiman504 https://t.co/OlGlGfUh9Q

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@TheEconomist

At the turn of the 20th century, a newborn white American could expect to live for around 48 years—15 years longer than a newborn African-American could expect https://t.co/hv46DNr1Ad

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@TheEconomist

As barbecue has grown trendy and its chefs recognised for their skill and artistry, America has failed to recognise “African-American barbecuers and what they’ve contributed to this hallowed culinary tradition” https://t.co/mtmBJ8uTcO

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@MehganJames

@JoeBiden can you sign a anti -African American hate crime bill too, we’ve only been waiting for centuries...

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@rochelleriley

If you stand with #NikoleHannahJones, tell her. Tell UNC. Tell America. Send this message from every African American whose excellence has been attacked by those who fear their loss of perceived superiority. You are still not superior. And you will not win. #UNC https://t.co/QvSIL7MzV6

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@LATech

BREAKING | Aswell and Dudley suites will be renamed in honor of James Earl Potts and Bertha Bradford-Robinson, the first male and female African-American students to attend Louisiana Tech. https://t.co/mGl4HBssjJ

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@AnaCabrera

“What the video shows us is that unequivocally driving while Black is probably the most dangerous activity for an African-American man. …Not only is there police brutality, there is police cover up, there are lies and misinformation written into police reports.” @ArevaMartin https://t.co/zbO9THTuGK

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@amrwaked

I want you to imagine what would be the world’s reaction if an Arab, or an African, or a Latin American comes out to say we should kill Parisian or New Yorker babies because they will grow up to threaten our colonial dream to take over their property. Disgusting to defend this. https://t.co/gdfVX6FgF9

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@TheBeatWithAri

"There are a larger percentage of African American astronauts than Black people who are tenured in this country. It's easier for us to get shot into space than to actually teach undergrads," says @DrJasonJohnson https://t.co/jfzA1L9o7s

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@washingtonpost

After stints as a professor, curator, archivist and research library director, Kevin Young is now running the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Oh, and he's also an accomplished poet. https://t.co/iG3JZ3tHvK

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@BlackVotersMtr

On this day in history, Gwendolyn Brooks was the first African American Pulitzer Prize winner. Brooks was awarded the Pulitzer for her book of poetry, Annie Allen. The work consists of three parts about an African-American girl, Annie, growing into womanhood. https://t.co/I3DlQRmgNv

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@CoinDesk

"The more I know, the more I can spread among especially African American families who want to build generational wealth," @lala tells @bitcoinzay on #CDTV’s Community Crypto. Watch the full interview: https://t.co/nTYzYzmQ9I https://t.co/PD6PcpR9ps

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@nowthisnews

Jacques Agbobly is a designer marrying the traditional African garments he grew up with in Togo and the Black American aesthetics he was surrounded by after immigrating to Chicago as a child In partnership with @TrevorProject https://t.co/5mPUxHbi1f

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@jemelehill

DROPPING MONDAY, a special episode of @JHillUnbothered in collaboration w/ @morethanavote. I’m exploring the issues that have fueled the African-American community’s COVID-19 vaccine distrust. I interviewed top black experts, Rev Al Sharpton, and .. my mom. Tap in! https://t.co/XxhGnGfBz8

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@flcourts

Former Florida Supreme Court Justice Joseph W. Hatchett died in Tallahassee on Friday, April 30, 2021. Hatchett was 88 and was the first African American appointed to the Court. Read more: https://t.co/4VhgApr0NJ https://t.co/CHxQuPl1VL

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@humanitiesmag

Poet Gwendolyn Brooks won the @PulitzerPrizes #otd in 1950, becoming the first African American to do so. Read more about Brooks in this interview with the man who literally wrote the book on African American poetry, @Deardarkness: https://t.co/xu8Kb6NQGk https://t.co/Nmk31EnAma

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@matthewjdowd

On this day in 1950 poet/teacher Gwendolyn Brooks wins the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, making her the first African American to receive a Pulitzer Prize. “We are each other's magnitude and bond.” https://t.co/1Fo6B7NiN2

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@NMAAHC

Churches, abolitionist societies, and local African American communities founded Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) soon after the Civil War. Congress chartered Howard University in 1867, and #OnThisDay that year, the first group of students entered @HowardU. https://t.co/P1YoLJ0RRF

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@wkamaubell

Tim Scott is in a long line of Black folks who don’t understand that there is no long term future in being “The GOP’s Favorite African American”. It’s like being Miss America. A lot of celebration at first, but you don’t get the crown for long. https://t.co/qkYbrUPD7K

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@SenatorTimScott

I’m an African-American who has voted in the South all my life. I take voting rights personally. https://t.co/7P8Whk8D2L

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@asemota

An American friend is trying to launch a business in 12 African countries at once. I told him that Americans are really privileged to be able to travel to many African countries and set up without hassles. He replied - Same privilege an African Elon Musk has in America?

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@haaretzcom

'This is our home': Black Hebrew Israelites in shock after Israel announces deportation plan https://t.co/rUtGiATHg8

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@AP

U.S. health regulators are again trying to ban menthol cigarettes. The FDA is under pressure from African American groups to remove the mint flavor, popular among Black smokers. Research has shown the numbing effect of menthol makes it harder to quit. https://t.co/lg1QswW7sK

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@RoKhanna

When we talk about DC Statehood, we mean racial justice. DC is a historically African American city. 47% of DC residents are Black, and they are being disenfranchised and denied full representation in our democracy. Let’s change that. #DCStatehoodNow.

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@EricG1247

If there is no systemic racism in the US someone please explain this logically ⬇️⬇️⬇️ "5% of illicit drug users are African American, yet African Americans represent 29% of those arrested and 33% of those incarcerated for drug offenses."

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@HolocaustMuseum

Despite the Nazis' campaign to ban jazz, African American artists such as Freddy Johnson continued to tour Europe to share their art. The Nazis interned Freddy at the Tittmoning POW camp for more than two years before he was released in 1944. #InternationalJazzDay

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@airandspace

Bessie Coleman was determined to fly, and moved to France to make it happen. She became the first African American woman to earn a pilot’s license and continues to inspire pilots around the world. Coleman passed away on this day in 1926. #BecauseOfHerStory https://t.co/CxjTEHBHiT

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@CongressmanRaja

I’m proud that the FDA heeded the letter I sent with @SenatorDurbin & @RepBobbyRush calling to ban menthol cigarettes, which are marketed to the African American community while smoking-related illnesses are the #1 cause of death for African Americans. https://t.co/6XoXj4mltl

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@Cernovich

SNL cast members openly discriminate against African American. https://t.co/IuG3JLowz3

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@smithsonian

Debuting in Marvel Comics in 1969, the Falcon was a groundbreaking African American superhero. On powerful wings, he often fought beside Captain America. This 1975 cup is from @amhistorymuseum's collection. https://t.co/xFVisNCl7w

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@RyanAFournier

If a Republican had done this there would be riots in the streets. But it's ok for the left to be racist against Republicans so there aren't any. https://t.co/aBObqDNDbW

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@brithume

Quote: “The Left’s demeaning of any African American who strays from leftist orthodoxy is one of the ugliest acceptable smears in our political discourse.” https://t.co/YhPtGNZFgY

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@JenniferJJacobs

White House compiles report that says of Biden's 1,500 admin appointees —58% are women —18% Black —15% Hispanic —15% Asian American or Pacific Islander —3% Middle Eastern or North African —2% American Indian or Alaska Native —14% LGBTQ+ —4% are veterans —3% have a disability. https://t.co/xIZycSvbpP

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@PressTV

The US legacy of racism goes back to Europe, as it is “deeply rooted in the Atlantic slave trade, which began in the 15th century by Spain and Portugal,” according to an African American journalist in Detroit. https://t.co/lHdZO8Yr8L

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@Blavity

The National Museum of African American Music (@thenmaam) is now open in Nashville

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@CBSNews

“As an African American man and father who’s raising a son, it felt like yet another one,” says Elizabeth City official Montre’ Freeman about the fatal shooting of Andrew Brown Jr. “That’s how it felt. That’s how it continues to feel” https://t.co/6UG6RAXnSK https://t.co/oXuA8TeFMv

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@ThatEricAlper

“Soul” took home another #Oscars tonight, this time for best original score. It is the first Pixar film to feature an African-American protagonist. https://t.co/uSFHTb3pot

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@Survival

In Asian & African countries tribal peoples are evicted from their lands, beaten or killed in the name of “conservation”. This racist model has American roots. We cannot let history repeat. #NationalParksWeek #MayflowersKill #DecolonizeConservation https://t.co/DmYvLlyF7k

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@LEONRUFF_

It’s time for the topic of the negligence and mistreatment from medical staff to African American women in American hospitals to stop being ignored #JusticeForCairo https://t.co/FA0Ga3bOdh

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@thedailybeast

“We just elected a two-term African-American president; the vice president is of African-American and Indian descent. So our systems are not racist,” Graham declared on Fox News. https://t.co/4jX13iS6vO

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@analuciaraujo_

University of Pennsylvania and Princeton, are facing mounting demands to apologize and make restitution for their handling over decades of the bones of African American children killed by Philadelphia police in 1985. https://t.co/OLSTh7ZfXf

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@KosherSoul

The story that keeps on giving. #TheCookinggene (this message is for new followers) In 2017 HarperCollins published the only nonfiction memoir that told the story of African American family's story from Africa to the South to the Great Migration, Civil Rights&beyond through food. https://t.co/C6pjr8uKoD

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@voguemagazine

#MaRaineysBlackBottom makes #Oscars history with the film's win for Best Costume Design. The film's hairstylists, Mia Neal and Jamika Wilson, are the first African American women to be nominated and win in the hair and makeup category. https://t.co/pmbFeFVyny

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@ThatEricAlper

In 1958 EllaFitzgerald became the first African American woman to win a Grammy Award. Actually, she won two awards that night: one for Best Jazz Performance, Soloist, and another for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. https://t.co/Aadmg6oG7V

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@CBSThisMorning

"Strange Fruit," a protest song about lynching made famous by Billie Holiday, was written not by an African American activist, but by a Jewish high school teacher from New York. @CBSMMiller looks at the song's backstory. Warning, the photo that inspired the song is disturbing. https://t.co/Ieu6GFJjsm

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@therecount

Wallace: "Is there systemic racism in this country...?" Sen. Lindsey Graham: "No, not in my opinion. We just elected a two-term African-American president, the vice president is of African-American-Indian dissent, so our systems are not racist. America is not a racist country." https://t.co/YUd2ahgF87

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@tmorello

When my mom & I moved to Libertyville, Illinois in 1965 I was the first person of color to EVER reside there. This week Libertyville elected Donna Johnson, its first African-American mayor. Congrats! https://t.co/PSalrLtKkI

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@noname

no matter how many black celebrities try to convince you about capitalism please remember the foundation of american and european wealth was accumulated through colonialism and chattel slavery. and the maintenance of that wealth depends on constant extraction of african resources

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@THR

Judas and the Black Messiah took top honors from the African American Film Critics Association, the world's largest group of Black film critics. https://t.co/9ToXQoMfMu

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@HuffPost

The late actor's performance in "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" continues to earn wide praise this award season. https://t.co/vWEMzTOxcs

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@barstoolsports

For the first time EVER, two African-American women are headlining Wrestlemania. Listen to an all new @TokenCEO with @SashaBanksWWE here: https://t.co/Utvu0oXubZ https://t.co/GoJAHw6zT7

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@AlexBerenson

Her death has received a lot of attention in the African-American community, in part because she aggressively pushed #Covid vaccines and in part because her death falls into a pattern of high-profile deaths following vaccinations which the media does not generally chase...

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@washingtonpost

The search for the missing dead in a historic African American cemetery https://t.co/jgmlRzVN6j

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@blackenterprise

Tishaura Jones, First African American Woman Will Lead St. Louis as Mayor https://t.co/goU1Xed0pa

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@AZHouseDems

“Make no mistake, Arizona, Republicans in this legislature are coming for your voting rights.” — Democratic Leader @reginaldbolding joins the African American Christian Clergy Coalition & other advocates to speak up against voter suppression bills at the #AZLEG. 1 of 2: https://t.co/gmzWIdPvI5

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@ClassicFM

Florence Price, the first African American woman to have her music performed by a major symphony orchestra, was born on this day in 1887. Here's her incredible story.

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@OnTheRedCarpet

CONGRATULATIONS. The 12th Annual African American Film Critics Association Awards: Best Actress to @AndraDayMusic. Best Director to @ReginaKing The AAFCA Innovator Award to @MariahCarey. The AAFCA Icon Award to @violadavis. @theaafca #AAFCAAwards https://t.co/rALedJLnhu

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@chenweihua

@ScottAdamsSays You have never been to China? The slave labor only happened when the US used Chinese laborers to build the Pacific Railroads more than 100 years ago and enslaved many African Americans. I had an African American host family in Detroit who never forgets this part of history.

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@DrLindseyFitz

In 1863, Alexander T. Augusta became the first African-American commissioned as a medical officer in the Union Army and was awarded the rank of Major. He was eventually put in charge of his own hospital during the Civil War. He was 1 of 13 African American doctors to serve. https://t.co/KQCFAmthMU

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@tokenCEO

Could not be more proud of @SashaBanksWWE to be one of two of the first African American women to ever headline WrestleMania

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@themarkup

For example, Google Ads blocks ad targeting with “Black power,” a phrase associated with the African American civil rights movement, but offered more than 100 million YouTube videos and channels related to the White supremacist phrase “White power.” https://t.co/U1B1PDBulP

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@TimRunsHisMouth

The NFL had a lot to say about BLM, but is strangely quiet on the african-american player who ALLEGEDLY committed a mass shooting on a white family.

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@NASA_Marshall

"@NASA wasn't even on my radar" before Audrey Robinson began her Marshall career 40 years ago as a high school summer apprentice—now, she's the agency's first African-American woman chief counsel >> https://t.co/PINTxqLmlf #WomensHistoryMonth https://t.co/nTwuUpBvbs

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@baltimoresun

Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison announced Wednesday the promotion of Col. Sheree Briscoe, who will be first African-American woman to be deputy commissioner and the first to oversee the department’s day-to-day operations. https://t.co/3mb42vXObN

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@blackenterprise

Rare African American Doll Collection Found in a Home and Former Museum https://t.co/JH43jHEezo

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@RainforestTrust

It's #ManateeAppreciationDay!

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@USMCFEA

A new detachment of @USMC aircraft has arrived at Moron Air Base, Spain, to support @USAfricaCommand's ability to respond to crises in the African continent and to protect American facilities, personnel and interests. https://t.co/kKpPwxbG9F

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@txst

Dr. Dwonna Goldstone is the Director of the African American Studies program at #TXST, which she helped to launch in 2019. Along with being an educator, Dr. Goldstone is a mentor & passionate social & political activist. #WomensHistoryMonth https://t.co/zQiy47OvZf

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@TheUndefeated

"When administrators give African-American women an opportunity, these two women are demonstrating with a chance, they can get it done." - @CAROLYNPECK on the historic #ncaaW Final Four featuring two Black head coaches –- Dawn Staley and Adia Barnes. via @SportsCenter https://t.co/NigkXMnrFJ

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@NMAAHC

Celebrate National Jazz Appreciation and Poetry Month with us as we explore the significance both art forms have had in the expression and development of the African American story. Follow along on our channels as we explore jazz compositions and poems. #APeoplesJourney https://t.co/00chRJUHFT

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@theappeal

“These charges are overwhelmingly coming from African American ZIP codes, which tells us a lot about how the city of Houston is being policed and where officers are being sent.” https://t.co/bcReCkI8cX

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@NMAAHC

Toni Morrison wrote books that opened up worlds to the past while pointing the way to the future of literature—both African American literature & the broader canons of American & global literature. A master of language, she wielded power & shaped reality in unparalleled fashion. https://t.co/DKBLO8CiNb

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@CNBC

"We do not believe the excuse should be we need to wait for legislation to happen to correct the ills of what is happening in a range of states," says Ken Chenault. "We are saying as African American executives in corporate America that this is the most fundamental issue for us." https://t.co/7NtaJswNCj

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@democracynow

Journalist Mel Reeves says Derek Chauvin's murder trial exposes systemic bias, with potential jurors rejected for having experienced police racism. "The system said that a Black man with a lived African American experience did not qualify for the jury." https://t.co/4cMaqzkKnA https://t.co/kQGfMwFQdE

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@MichaelEHayden

.@Twitter recommending a tweet about the Chauvin trial from a man who stood outside of the grand opening of the Museum of African American History in 2016 holding a sign that read "Blacks are superpredators": https://t.co/dG9eyq5Kny https://t.co/A3lDe7EL34

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@mhdksafa

Dear All People, If you see a cop talking to any African American person, I KNOW YOU BETTER STOP WALKING. You better stay right there till that cop gets back in their car and drives away. Let them know WE ARE WATCHING THEM and they are not ALONE. This is the LEAST we can do.

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@nybooks

The story of the Atlantic slave trade after the American Revolution is one of sustained efforts to suppress it while demand for African slaves increased. James Oakes reviews ‘The Last Slave Ships: New York and the End of the Middle Passage’ by John Harris https://t.co/YkV564hEd2

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@SenatorDurbin

Despite the strong demand for American products and services, China and others have been busy building markets on the African continent and the U.S. is being left behind. Today I am joining a bipartisan group of Senators to introduce a bill to increase U.S. exports to Africa.

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@JacksonStateU

Jackson State University is one of five #HBCU’s joining the @Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture’s (NMAAHC) consortium. https://t.co/zBtBuSI3dN https://t.co/F364TD7t1x

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@alliseeisgold

Of the 330 wrestlers at the NCAA D1 Tournament, only 39 of them were black. That's 12%. African American participation in this sport is still relatively low in comparison to other popular sports like basketball and football.

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@RepBarbaraLee

Happy Birthday to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, who used her voice to empower others & show the world that everyone is deserving of respect.     Her music was a source of strength for many women, especially African American women. https://t.co/rtmYmJfCNT

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@HuffmanForNC

All those White men suppressing the African-American vote. What a bunch of cowards. Shameful. Disgraceful. Un-American. https://t.co/mZUSSKbp5a

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@natlibscot

We have launched an online learning resource – Struggles for Liberty: African American Revolutionaries in the Atlantic World. It shares the fight for social justice of African American freedom fighters, some of whom campaigned in 19th century Scotland. #StrugglesforLiberty https://t.co/b8VpuNoPnV

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@thehowie

One of the great racists of the senate had to retire before the National Museum of African American History could get its start. The Filibuster and racism are tightly linked. ⁦@MollyJongFast⁩ @kevinmkruse https://t.co/t9be2ycL6H

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@JackPosobiec

Why would people in North Africa identify as African-American? https://t.co/c57zx4vIRc

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@KatiePavlich

Democrats used the filibuster to oppose Republican Senator Tim Scott’s criminal justice reform bill last year. Scott is the first African-American elected to the Senate from a Southern state since reconstruction. Democrats projecting, again. https://t.co/uMWRs3TZT3

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@NASA_Marshall

27 asteroids have been named in honor of pioneering astronauts and cosmonauts—like @NASA's Joan Higginbotham, who supported 53 Shuttle launches as an electrical engineer before becoming the third African-American woman to go to space >> https://t.co/8qlEn2rm6Z #WomensHistoryMonth https://t.co/oyx6I9bQMi

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@ShevrinJones

Florida is trying to move the goal post AGAIN when it comes to voting and access. Today, the Black caucus and our allies (@Annette_Taddeo & @nikkifried) stood with the African-American Clergy Alliance to let it be known that this is 2021, not 1961 - stop #VoterSuppression. https://t.co/OMqXc0C3U3

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@kylegriffin1

Speaker Pelosi has tapped the commander of the D.C. National Guard, Maj. Gen. William J. Walker, to become the next House sergeant-at-arms, selecting the first African American for the post that is responsible for the chamber's safety. https://t.co/DBZ6TxkB48

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@USinNigeria

Congratulations to Adewale Adeyemo on his confirmation as Deputy Treasury Secretary! He is the first African American to hold the position. The University of California and Yale alumnus was born in Ibadan, Oyo State and raised in Southern California. Kudos! https://t.co/5M7ygCK4zO

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@hugolowell

Just in: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces the commander of the DC National Guard William Walker will be the next House sergeant-at-arms in wake of Jan. 6 — the first African American to hold the post.

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@TheJessieWoo

21 YEAR OLD MAN* Had he been African American, Hispanic, Asian etc, “kid” wouldn’t be used to describe him. But because he’s white... https://t.co/XKEwXsyb92

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@SmithsonianMag

Phillis Wheatley was the first African American to publish a book and the first American woman to earn a living from her writing. #BecauseOfHerStory https://t.co/k4xxDE4boa

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@DeadlineWH

"[The WH] has had outreach into African American communities where there is understandable reluctance to take the vaccine... We also know that there's a huge swath of Republicans who won't take it... because of this relentless war on science" - @JonLemire w/ @NicolleDWallace https://t.co/lFyQz6mbVZ

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@MFA_China

The "Black Lives Matter" protests, ignited by African American George Flyod's death after a police officer knelt on his neck, have engulfed 50 states in the US and shocked the whole international community. https://t.co/RQMCTcObUT

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@georgehahn

Our Vice President is an African American, Asian woman. You know that drives a lot of white men nuts. And that really turns me on.

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@JRubinBlogger

He read an email from an African American staffer, which said in part: “Johnson’s comment is worse than the image of the insurrectionists walking through the Capitol .. He is perpetuating the racist trope that the country should fear black people.” https://t.co/LnazKwh5sz

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@HillelNeuer

When the revolution devours its own: March 5: Condé Nast names Alexi McCammond, a 27-year-old African-American journalist, as editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue. March 18: Condé Nast fires her over racist & homophobic tweets she posted a decade ago as a teen. https://t.co/b3HEPKliyA

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@nojumper

Congratulations #kanyewest ! He is worth 6.6 billion dollars ,making him the richest African American man in American history

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@CarlosGSmith

Wow. This is racist and ignorant even for @GovRonDeSantis. What next? Will he ban school curriculum teaching the history of America's civil rights movement? Does the National Museum of African American History and Culture in DC "create division"? https://t.co/syfbSYdJI2

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@espn

Before he became the first African American QB to lead his team to a Super Bowl title, Doug Williams was already an HBCU legend at Grambling State. https://t.co/KYgIt86YcU

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@joshtpm

it’s sort of telling here that Putin and Junior both see Putin as a player in US domestic politics. what are these two going to debate exactly? The deep state? fake news? The lowest African-American unemployment evah? https://t.co/h72Sh8QUml

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@NPR

Lonnie Bunch is the first Black leader of the Smithsonian Institution and one of the main reasons the National Museum of African American History and Culture came to life. He talks with @NPRcodeswitch about how he devoted his life to the museum. https://t.co/AZUP4nWRUc

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@shomaristone

Jason M. Kates, It is news. The 14 year old Asian American and African American players are very upset. They enjoy youth hockey, but they told me they’re tired of being called racist slurs. The Chesapeake Bay Hockey League released this statement and the CBHL is investigating. https://t.co/yK39loVDWZ https://t.co/ukEr0Fsmkx

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@oaklandpoliceca

Help Locate Kidnapping Victim-Michael Hamilton, 2yr-old. OPD is requesting assistance from the media & public. Hamilton was seated in 2021 Nissan Versa 4-door, black, CA plate 8TYX914. Driver of vehicle was “Tanisha,” African-American female, 30-35yrs-old. Last seen 3/16/21. https://t.co/Ii92WkH7GF

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@tariqnasheed

Now you see why all these "Black" organizations never do a damn thing for Black people. These "Black" organizations have always been run by white people. Atlanta business leader becomes first Black chair of United Negro College Fund https://t.co/GcrsU0GcYI

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@josh_hammer

"It was Black History Month and apparently the only African American justice on the Court was not Black enough to participate [on Amazon].” – @joldmcginn https://t.co/xLuZ7Vuyuf

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@smithsoniannpg

Gertrude Jeannette is a pioneer of African American theater. Her acting career spanned 70 years. She wrote, directed, and produced plays in the 60s and 70s. In 1991, she was recognized as a "living legend” at the National Black Theater Festival. #WHM

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@BBCWorld

"It seemed too good to be true" Many African-American women were delighted when a mixed-race American woman married a real prince - but times have changed What's their take on the Meghan and Prince Harry interview? https://t.co/FgnqN8BFAU https://t.co/9LCbVZdVL9

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@NicholasFerroni

Watching @LinseyDavis discuss her new children's book on @GMA and reference this study. Children see more animals (27%) in children's books than American Indian, Latinx, Asian/Pacific, and African American characters COMBINED (23%). https://t.co/R7QxmIsQa2

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@ZPHIBHQ

Congratulations Soror Raquetta Dotley, the first African American woman elected to represent District 7 Chattanooga (TN) city council. #zetaphibeta #zphib #zphib1920 https://t.co/sGZwviXeZ3

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@ScienceNews

When people of African, Asian, Native American or Pacific Island ancestry get a DNA test to determine if they inherited a variant that may cause cancer, they’re often left with more questions than answers. #longreads https://t.co/ZHEjvNy9Vk

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@ForNorton

When endangered turtle eggs have more protections than unborn African Americans, the Democratic Party has a problem. Join the Republican Party end the genocide on unborn African American children.

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@kurteichenwald

Given @FoxNews thinks a company should be forced to inflict racially offensive images on children, folks like @johnrobertsFox must show viewers what theyre defending. Say it out loud: "African American & Chinese American children should be forced to see what Fox thinks of them" https://t.co/26BBXTjd7L

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@MeetThePress

WATCH: Two DC neighborhoods show vaccine inequity, with majority white Ward 3 getting most vaccines while majority African-American Ward 8 has most deaths. #MTP Jeff Zients: “The situation that you’re describing is not fair and equitable. We need to bring vaccines to people.” https://t.co/9Hg8ryhJDP

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@NBAHistory

October 31, 1950: Earl Lloyd became the first African-American to play in an NBA game. Lloyd was a West Virginia State graduate and was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2003. https://t.co/Y8hQF5OMN4

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@nypl

Explore the work of 19th Century African-American women writers with NYPL. https://t.co/cMizwT26nH

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@SheilaDFerguson

@halfadams Oh Patrick, it fills me with glee to read your thread. As an African-American entertainer living in England, all of this (though unsurprising) is so distasteful. Knowing a bit about the inner workings of Royalty, I can identify.

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@ThisWeekABC

Defense Sec. Lloyd Austin reflects on the historical significance of being the first African American to serve as defense secretary: "What we want to make sure happens going forward is that I'm not the last African American secretary of defense." https://t.co/r1uN8CMUKO https://t.co/VNnQxZepBt

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@StaceyPlaskett

Day 5 #WomensHistoryMonth is for Patricia Roberts Harris. First African American female ambassador First African American female to serve in US Cabinet scholar, lawyer, public servant, soror @dstinc1913 @TheBlackCaucus https://t.co/hzR2rZP4xg

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@NASAJPL

@NASA @NASAPersevere @OctaviaEButler .@OctaviaEButler, in addition to being the first African American woman to win both the Hugo Award and Nebula Award, grew up next door to us in Pasadena, California — where @NASAPersevere was made and her data return. https://t.co/A9n7R1eirQ

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@darrenwalker

Our civil rights movement wouldn’t be where it is without Vernon Jordan. 
 This weekend, tune in to @PBS to watch "Vernon Jordan: Make It Plain," an exploration of his legacy as one of the most influential African American thought leaders in America. https://t.co/uJrvmWYqc4

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@JamesArkin

New: Joan Higginbotham, former astronaut and 3rd African American woman in space, is seriously considering running for Senate in NC, per people familiar https://t.co/R3b3Ei5mfZ

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@ABC

The Harlem Hellfighters were the first African American regiment to serve with the American Expeditionary Force in World War I. Their accomplishments and heroism stood in stark contrast to the racism and discrimination they faced on the home front. https://t.co/GOlwmxUJxa https://t.co/NaXtR0ydrA

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@Profdilipmandal

Marriage data shows that Indian Americans are most unlikely to marry African American. Hatred for blacks is in the bones of Indians. This is due to notion of caste supremacy, colourism and indian tradition of endogamy. Dalit diaspora should build bridges with global south.

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@NASAhistory

Today at 1:00 pm EST, we're naming NASA Headquarters in honor of Mary W. Jackson, NASA's first female African American engineer! Her leadership helped break barriers African Americans and women in STEM fields. Watch the naming ceremony with us: https://t.co/3VuCsYrF9z https://t.co/g7bmu1jYY5

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@RepJoeNeguse

As the first African American Congressperson to represent Colorado, I stand on the shoulder of giants. As we close out Black History Month, I'd like to honor the Coloradans who paved the way. https://t.co/aXU8ZHX1gD

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@kylegriffin1

Pamela Smith has been named chief of U.S. Park Police. She will be the first African American woman to lead the agency in its 230-year history. Smith says she will immediately implement body cameras, which the Park Police currently don't use. https://t.co/M9ObhZjuyv

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@CNN

The name of Mary Jackson, NASA's first African American female engineer and one of the barrier-breaking inspirations for the book "Hidden Figures," will officially adorn the space agency's Washington, DC, headquarters https://t.co/QjUIuYJA6m

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@NASA

Today was historic. We officially named our headquarters building after Mary W. Jackson, the first African American female engineer at NASA. Have a look at highlights in our @Twitter Moment: https://t.co/2poSjRcLyZ

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@VP

I spoke with @NASA Astronaut and @USNavy Commander Victor J. Glover aboard the International Space Station. @AstroVicGlover is making history as the first African American on a long-duration space mission. He is a reminder of what's possible when we dream big and think big. https://t.co/DV9OXyivbD

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@Tennis

To say that @Venuseswilliams reaching No. 1 was a long time coming would be an understatement. She had already won her first four Grand Slam titles at that point—Wimbledon and the US Open in 2000, then Wimbledon and the US Open again in 2001. https://t.co/QQJ72lvbld

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@ABC

The Harlem Hellfighters were the first African American regiment to serve with the American Expeditionary Force in World War I. Their accomplishments and heroism stood in stark contrast to the racism and discrimination they faced on the home front. https://t.co/NS8X0lzm0H https://t.co/OINXCZsE3h

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@ABC

The 369th Infantry Regiment, nicknamed the Harlem Hellfighters, were the first African American regiment to serve with the American Expeditionary Force in World War I. https://t.co/vlnh65Fs1s

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@tedfrank

A below-average African-American applicant has a better chance of being admitted to Harvard than an Asian-American applicant in the top decile of applicants. https://t.co/C973kbl9UR

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@YellowstoneNPS

Yellowstone has inspired many works of art over the years. Has the park inspired your own art? Painting: Old Faithful by Grafton Tyler Brown, 1887, oil on canvas. Brown is considered the first professional African American artist to work on the west coast. #BlackHistoryMonth https://t.co/RHpBYdEGdD

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@HISTORY

Two days after George Washington banned African American men from joining his ranks, Black soldiers played a decisive role in the Battle of Kemp's Landing, fighting for the British. https://t.co/qTgfenZcba

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@JRubinBlogger

Twenty Republicans opposed the confirmation of Linda Thomas-Greenfield as ambassador to the United Nations, despite her being an African American woman with decades of experience in the Foreign Service. https://t.co/kU8iwhrZHQ

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@AllenLEllison

Let’s make history together! https://t.co/JfC5U23AOF

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@NPR

In 1976, "Two Centuries of Black American Art" became the first major show by a Black curator to look at the history of art produced by African Americans. Now, it's at the center of a new documentary, "Black Art: In the Absence of Light." https://t.co/kjKms0imqQ

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@DineshDSouza

There is no “African American algebra” or “Hispanic geometry.” This is the absurd racial philosophy that makes planes crash and space shuttles explode in the air. Things only work when you get your sums right https://t.co/UOSdBmyRVs

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@tedfrank

Harvard grants 250 points of SAT privilege to African-American and Hispanic students. https://t.co/DEk3GyvYNA

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@SenSchumer

I was so proud to have nominated Ann Berry to be the new Secretary of the Senate. She will be the first African American to serve as Secretary of the Senate. She has been in the Senate for over 40 years and will be fantastic in this new role. And she will be sworn in on Monday. https://t.co/yH46PjhzEI

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@GeoffRBennett

Ron Stroman -- who had been the highest-ranking African-American in the Postal Service's history -- left the agency just prior to DeJoy's appointment. He became a noted critic of the new postmaster general as well as an often-cited expert about DeJoy's policy changes.

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@SenSchumer

Today on what would have been her 90th birthday, I’m honoring Pulitzer Prize-winning author, professor at several NY colleges, & the first African American woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, Toni Morrison. Her legacy continues to live through her work #BlackHistoryMonth https://t.co/ZGxgLmbVhK

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@Braves

Today, we are recognizing these #Braves African American icons: • David Justice • Terry Pendleton • Deion Sanders • Marvin Freeman • Curtis Pride • Fred McGriff • Marquis Grissom Learn more about this week’s icons: https://t.co/3tN53Sa820 https://t.co/xfAjmLlN6v

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@chelsea_janes

Dusty just told reporters he’s fully vaccinated. Both shots. Said he saw an African-American doctor talking about it on CNN, assuring people it would be safe, and that convinced him to do it. He’s urging others to do the same, but understands the mistrust.

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@DeptofDefense

This #BlackHistoryMonth, we’re reflecting on the impact of African Americans around the services and beyond. Take a look at the chronology of Black @USCG members: https://t.co/KRZSLKTqbg #KnowYourMil https://t.co/1nUfJvDgVw

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@airandspace

Bessie Coleman became the first African American woman to earn a pilot's license, opening up the skies for future women. Her flying career inspired many young African Americans and she has a place in the National Aviation Hall of Fame. #BlackHistoryMonth https://t.co/mAgKPvS3PW

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@Heminator

WaPo rang up Trump for over 30,000 "false or misleading" claims -- averaging 16 lies a day for 5 years. They dinged Trump for statements such as "I have tremendous African American support." I don't know how you go from that hyperliteral standard to giving Biden a pass on this. https://t.co/5xTC7NqnkS

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@gladstein

Chinese users: Argentine users: Filipino users: Nigerian users: Iranian users: Mexican users: Indian users: Lebanese users: Kenyan users: Turkish users: Pakistani users: African American users: @EricHolthaus: Bitcoin is only for white people

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@michaelharriot

Enslavers raided the West African “Rice Coast” for Africans who BUILT the plantations and engineered the complex levees and dams needed to grow the "Carolina Gold" rice. 100 yrs, later Charleston was the 4th largest city and the wealthiest city in all of the American colonies

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@oni_blackstock

“The study found that, if African American descendants of enslaved Black persons had received financial reparations prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, Covid-19 transmission in Louisiana would have decreased by 31 to 68 percent.” - ⁦@michellemorse⁩ https://t.co/glIrneNbDe

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@QasimRashid

Islam is trending & I'm seeing tweets about a 2019 Pew survey that "49% of Americans believe Muslims are anti-American" Y'all, 15-30% of Africans enslaved were Muslim. African Muslims were among the first Americans & legit built America. There's never been an America w/o Muslims

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@SecDef

As we continue to confront COVID-19 during #BlackHistoryMonth, I’m reminded of Brigadier General Hazel Johnson-Brown, the first African-American woman to earn the rank of General in the @USArmy, and the first African-American Chief of the @ArmyNurseCorps. https://t.co/yA3ZXmDvlH

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@JRubinBlogger

While removed in time, the KKK Act was designed for precisely the sort of conduct witnessed in the lead-up to Jan. 6, namely a campaign to disenfranchise millions of voters (disproportionately African American) and subvert the election. https://t.co/Sg71p58Db1

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@briebriejoy

Black and African American bachelor's degree holders have an average $52,000 in student loan debt. https://t.co/kPtfZkgvZ5

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@MaxKennerly

Amy Coney Barrett should not have been a federal judge. The 7th Circuit seat she got should've gone to Obama's nominee, Myra Selby, the first African-American and first woman on the Indiana Supreme Court. Republicans blocked her indefinitely. Why would @SenateDems reward that? https://t.co/xdaRwYPpJt

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@allkpop

Celebrating Black History Month: 6 Popular K-Pop songs that you didn't know were written/produced by African American artists https://t.co/jLeltXQJeX

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@Raiders

A social activist who took a stand for what was right. When African American players were discriminated against in the 1965 AFL All Star Game, Clem Daniels led a boycott that moved the game and allowed all players to participate. His actions changed football. #BlackHistoryMonth https://t.co/TPBIqueVbn

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@mattyglesias

London Breed, to be clear, is an African-American woman who — as we keep seeing is typical of Black Democrats — is on the more moderate side of the party. https://t.co/8rT4oBHTVU

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@iiicorps_cg

Today we honor 2LT Emily Perez. 1st female African American Cadet BDE CSM @WestPoint_USMA. She was KIA by IED after volunteering to replace a Soldier on a convoy on 9/12/2006. She served with 204 Support BN, 2SBCT, 4ID. #iiicorps #phantomstrong #AfricanAmericanHistoryMonth https://t.co/Gqdb2elPz6

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@Interior

The African American Civilian Conservation Corps played a vital role in the creation of St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge. Between 1934 & 1942, men from this camp strung telephone lines, cleared truck trails & made the reality of this refuge possible #Florida #BlackHistoryMonth https://t.co/XywHQLUNNp

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@matthewjdowd

On this date in 1946 African American United States decorated Army veteran Isaac Woodard is “severely beaten by a South Carolina police officer to the point where he loses his vision in both eyes. The incident later galvanizes the civil rights movement.” https://t.co/KMNmnpNulf

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@NBAHistory

Doc Rivers discusses how Bill Russell, as the NBA’s first African-American coach, blazed the trail for his own coaching career. #NBABDAY #BHM https://t.co/C7tojAPRnw

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@DrLindseyFitz

In 1863, Alexander T. Augusta became the first African-American commissioned as a medical officer in the Union Army and was awarded the rank of major. He was eventually put in charge of his own hospital during the Civil War. He was 1 of 13 African American doctors to serve. https://t.co/FfQMIkTh6h

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@chipfranklin

I grew up playing with black friends, listening to black music, and performing music and comedy with African American peers. I used to fool myself that I knew what it was like to be black. Then I see this and remember how white I really am. https://t.co/NgX8E1AiGq

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@BrookeObie

All the BPP leaders aren’t dead. Some have been in prison for almost 50 years. Please read their stories https://t.co/EBKJVHdPwD

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@WAVY_News

BREAKING: Dr. Brian O. Hemphill, the current president of Radford University, will be Old Dominion University's ninth president. He was selected by a unanimous vote and will be ODU's first ever African American president. https://t.co/VXtbmk0gbG

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@49ers

History in the making. @KeianaMartinTV is the first female African-American team reporter in the NFL & is paving the way for women of color in the industry. Learn more about her journey to the #49ers & landing her dream job on @DignityHealth's "Inside the Oval"

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@zellieimani

The Tuskegee Airmen was a group of African-American military pilots who fought in World War II. Many of the bombers flown by white pilots didn’t know the escorts protecting them were black pilots. #SaveOurHistory #TuskegeeAirmen https://t.co/sL95KZsT19

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@FBI

Michigan Man Indicted for Hate Crimes After Attacking Black Teenagers @FBIDetroit https://t.co/F09OlqaMx1

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@AttorneyCrump

Madam C.J. Walker was America's first self-made Black female millionaire. Creator of African American hair products, she was not only a great businesswoman, but a philanthropist too! #BlackHistoryMonth https://t.co/PJJ06DltIB

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@NCAA

Jack Trice was Iowa State’s first African-American student-athlete. Now the namesake for the @CycloneFB stadium, Trice overcame racial and institutional challenges to build a legacy. https://t.co/SCgqxdWjyC | #BlackHistoryMonth https://t.co/1XkEqCvMT0

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@CNN

President Joe Biden on Wednesday will make his first trip to the Pentagon since taking office and will speak to the significance of having the first African American in the nation's history serving as secretary of defense, according to the White House. https://t.co/1IUine243V

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@TheAtlantic

Prince Hall was a free African American in Boston at a time of revolutionary fervor—and a transformative figure whose story deserves to be reinstated into the tale of America’s creation, @dsallentess writes. https://t.co/mOE8OKz3qN

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@YellowstoneNPS

When you think of Yellowstone artists, you might think of Moran, Bierstadt, or Holmes, but have you heard of Grafton Tyler Brown (1841-1918)? He was the son of a freed slave and considered the first professional African American artist to work in the west. #BlackHistoryMonth https://t.co/Yrd6tCDspT

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@NASA

Join us today at 12pm ET for a virtual #BlackHistoryMonth panel of current and past agency leaders, for a inside look on lessons learned through “The Power of African American Leadership in NASA.” How to watch: https://t.co/QGtSLpuhnx https://t.co/U7jLLVusrh

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@thelauracoates

An African-American veteran & officer who broke down in tears after valiantly fighting for hours to protect the Capitol, while repeatedly being called the N-word by insurrectionists, asks the poignant question that resonates across the globe: "Is this America?" #ImpeachmentTrial

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@KarlousM

I’m blowed every time i see the words African American. Don’t call me that.

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@ImmortalTech

I’m not Latinx. I’m a Native American from South America who unlike some deranged “Latinos” is proud of his African ancestry as well. Native women were raped for centuries to create “Latinos” Save your tears about forced diversity. My people were created by “forced diversity.” https://t.co/zIR8glqRCw

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@BrianKarem

NOW: @RepRaskin asks the question: "Is this America?" quoting an African American police officer who fought the insurrection on 1/6/2021 https://t.co/IsGB2c9JuP

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@chipfranklin

This guy, African-American Capitol Police Eugene Goodman, risks his life to save Mitt Romney and others. He’s saying nothing; he just did his job. As Republicans mock this trial, it’s obvious there is no bottom to their treasonous, cowardly behavior. I will never forget. https://t.co/jpdLnJ0te5

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@VP

Thank you to the Mayors of the African American Mayors Association, who are at the center of this pandemic response. Our cities and towns are struggling. That’s why Congress needs to act and pass the American Rescue Plan. https://t.co/Zf6RRFL549

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@SecArmy

Brigadier General Benjamin Oliver Davis Sr, was the first African American General Officer in the @USArmy. Davis entered the military in 1898 & served this great nation for 50 years. #BlackHistoryMonth https://t.co/SBS2PkeDhr

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@AllenLEllison

On August 30, 1983, Guion Bluford was a crew member on the space shuttle Challenger, becoming the first African American launched into space. He flew missions from 1983 to 1993. #BlackHistoryMonth https://t.co/O6rFRb891U

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@CoachDrinkwitz

Norris Stevenson, from St. Louis, was the first African American to play football at MIZZOU! @MizzouMonstar2 did a great of presenting his legacy to our team today. #BlackHistoryMonth https://t.co/214K3h0YH7

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@SenSchumer

Today I'm honoring the work of Harlem native Audre Lorde, who was an LGBTQ+ icon and leading African American poet. Lorde used poetry to confront issues of racism, sexism, and homophobia. Her work continues to inspire us to speak out against injustice. #BlackHistoryMonth https://t.co/l5zZVXDjIf

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@DallasStars

Throughout #BlackHistoryMonth, we'll be highlighting several different African-American players who have donned a Stars uniform. First up: Trevor Daley, our second-round pick from 2002 who played over 1,000 @NHL games. https://t.co/OsVts1tRlO

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@MehdiHasanShow

Republicans nationwide are pushing laws to keep (mostly minority) voter turnout down. “What we're seeing is basically a fear of a multiracial democracy,” says @ProfCAnderson, and “a party that does not believe that African Americans are American citizens with the right to vote.” https://t.co/mymAolXOOI

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@HISTORY

On #ThisDayInHistory in 1870, the 15th Amendment was ratified, granting African American men the right to vote. Yet discriminatory practices continued to be used to prevent Black men from voting. Full voting rights continued to be a main goal of the Civil Rights Movement.

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@dmartosko

We spoke to African-American congressional staffers about what they saw on January 6. "I Saw the Siege" is an oral history project, and it's launching tomorrow. #January6th https://t.co/vGVszv642e

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@LibnOfCongress

From the @librarycongress Rare Books Division: Phillis Wheatley's book, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral (1773). Wheatley is the first African American woman to publish a book. #BlackHistoryMonth https://t.co/9oU4sWAKWq https://t.co/XWkFEX9P6O

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@WhipClyburn

151 years ago, the 15th amendment was ratified, giving African American men the right to vote. That right is still under attack today. Voter discrimination and disenfranchisement is still rampant in this country. We must remove all barriers to the ballot box.

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@FoxNews

Black GOP lawmakers call on National Museum of African American History to 'honor' Justice Clarence Thomas https://t.co/8bnLrsCOtP

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@jbendery

Schumer just announced that the new Secretary of the Senate will be Ann Berry, a former longtime aide to Sen. Leahy and now the first African American to hold the job since... 1789. That's when the position was created.

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@kylegriffin1

Leader Schumer has announced long-time Senate aide Sonceria 'Ann' Berry will serve as the 35th Secretary of the Senate, effective March 1, 2021. Berry will be the first African American and eighth woman to serve in the position, which was created in 1789.

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@SenSchumer

I am proud to announce Ann Berry will serve as the new Secretary of the Senate. She’s more than qualified, and she will be the first African American to serve in this vital role. https://t.co/9HpUj5LXGX

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@scrowder

This is why NATIONALISM is the only true antidote to racism/ethnocentrism. Elon Musk is African-American. I consider him more American than natural-born commies. https://t.co/O67wBryv3E

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@DisneyParks

“The Soul of Jazz: An American Adventure” opens today at EPCOT! This new exhibit celebrates the distinctly American musical art form, originated by African Americans and fusing the influences of many different cultures.

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@BCFHOF

ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY... 33 years ago today, Black College Football Hall of Fame Co-Founder and 2011 Inductee Doug Williams became the first African-American QB to win a Super Bowl - and was named Super Bowl XXII MVP - in Washington's 42-10 victory over the Denver Broncos. https://t.co/4rptz4kvX5

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@SenSchumer

A key LGBT figure of the Harlem Renaissance, Alain Locke was an educator, writer, and philosopher of race and culture. Locke was the editor of the influential anthology, "The New Negro," and the first African American Rhodes Scholar. This #BlackHistoryMonth we honor his legacy. https://t.co/UAxZK28kdF

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@CNN

Carter G. Woodson, considered a pioneer in the study of African-American history, is given much of the credit for Black History Month. https://t.co/wjE0U2kEEV

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@NBATV

In honor of #BlackHistoryMonth, NBA TV is celebrating those who broke racial barriers in the game. In 1950, Chuck Cooper became the first African-American player to be drafted by an NBA team. https://t.co/qXcj5vOQ12

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@PeterHotez

If actual rates of vaccine hesitancy among African American communities remain unchanged from what we reported @socscimed or @kff found, it portends disaster as new UK, Brazil, ZA variants become widespread in the spring: Historic decimation of Black Communities across America

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@Cardinals

Tom Alston broke the color barrier for the St. Louis Cardinals. His debut opened the door for other African American ballplayers to assemble successful careers in St. Louis. #BlackHistoryMonth https://t.co/3dz732P5f6

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@NMAAHC

"There's not an American in this country free until every one of us is free." - Jackie Robinson Born #OnThisDay in 1919, Jackie Robinson, is the first African American athlete to play Major League Baseball in the 20th century. #APeoplesJourney #ANationsStory #GameChangers https://t.co/JpMLOHigxi

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@BlackVotersMtr

The Greensboro sit-in started when young African American students staged a sit-in at a segregated Woolworth’s lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, and refused to leave after being denied service. The sit-in movement soon spread to college towns throughout the South. https://t.co/H3gtfCR4jO

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@BeschlossDC

On February 1, 1978, Harriet Tubman became first African American woman to appear on U.S. postage stamp: https://t.co/eJ07lRdeXv

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@SFdirewolf

“The pandemic has disproportionately affected Latino, African-American and low-income Californians. Latinos are 20% more likely to die from COVID-19 than Californians as a whole, and the case rate is nearly 40% higher in low-income communities...” #HighRiskCA https://t.co/7QqDoBtnCT

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@RepRaskin

As we mark the start of #BlackHistoryMonth, we celebrate & honor the extraordinary contributions of African-Americans in Maryland & across the country. This month & every month, we must continue our fight for justice & equality and remember that Black history is American history.

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@PVAMU

PVAMU celebrates African American History Month!❤️

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@CNN

The home of Emmett Till, the African American teen whose murder became an important catalyst in the civil rights movement, has been granted landmark status by the Chicago City Council https://t.co/EeFbygKApN

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@hrw

This is rare 1920s footage of Greenwood, an African-American enclave in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Greenwood’s abundance of Black-owned businesses and its prosperity earned it the nickname “Black Wall Street.” But 99 years ago, angry white mobs burned it to the ground. #BlackHistoryMonth https://t.co/4gx2JpUE7V

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