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Trump’s Campaign of Anger and Fear takes Center Stage in Discussion on Race

The notion of post-racial politics celebrated at the dawn of the Obama era has long been discarded

Harvard historian Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns declared that America…

By Derek T. Dingle

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PBS Suspends ‘Finding Your Roots’ Amidst Slave Controversy

PBS calls for changes after internal review of improper show editing.

PBS has responded swiftly following an internal review regarding the purposeful omission of guest information…

By Michael Tolbert

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. PBS Series Finale Airs Tuesday

The last episode of "African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross" covers 1968-2013.

The series finale will detail the African American journey from 1968-2013

By Sasha King

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Coverage of Michael Jackson’s June 25, 2009 death was third on the list with 5.7% of coverage. Thousands of news items focused on the King of Pop's unexpected death, his legacy, his enormous fanbase, the fate of his three children, his estate, funeral, and many lawsuits.

Black News Coverage Leaves a Lot to Be Desired

Despite a black president, African Americans attracted little attention in the media

Despite having a black president, African Americans attracted little attention in the U.S. mainstream news…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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