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Women of Power: Honoring Trailblazing Legacies

Honor the legacies of these 4 powerful, notable, trailblazing black women at the 2017 Women…

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Honoring Our Trailblazers: Black Actors and Actresses who Paved the Way

James Earl Jones, Sidney Poitier and Ruby Dee headline the list

If it weren’t for actors like Sidney Poitier and Ruby Dee fighting for roles they…

By Jonathan Hailey

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With Regards to ’42’, Let’s Not Forget About Other Black Pioneers

Fox News' Fay Vincent acknowledges other trailblazers who have had similar experiences as Jackie Robinson

There were other black ballplayers who have similar stories as Jackie Robinson

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Changing the Game and Making History: How Supplier Diversity Is Walmart’s MVP

The retail giant is highlighting its lauded supplier diversity efforts by paying tribute not only to Robinson but to everyday African American history makers.

Walmart last year teamed up with Black Enterprise to develop a series of 20/20 Vision…


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Some Concerns With Possible Omissions in Jackie Robinson’s ’42’

The Nation's Dave Zirin feels like we won't get the full story about Jackie Robinson in the biopic, '42'

What else about Jackie Robinson will the filmmakers leave out of the film?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Check Out Some Stills From The Jackie Robinson Biopic ’42’

Looking at the photos should give you extra incentive to see the movie, '42'

These pictures document the historical film, ’42’, which documents Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Reasons To Go See The Jackie Robinson Biopic ’42’

VIBE magazine gives several reasons why you should go see this historical movie

What would stop you from going to see the Jackie Robinson ’42’ movie? Nothing.

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Harrison Ford Defends Use of N-Word in “42” Movie

N-word used tastefully, according to Ford.

Ford calls the use of the racial slur “historically accurate”

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

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Jackie Robinson Film, ’42’, Screening to Help KC Negro Leagues

Actors Harrison Ford and Andre Holland will attend the advance showing

Advance screening will take place where Jackie Robinson started his professional career with a Negro…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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On Anniversary of Historic Jackie Robinson Deal, the Braves Have an All-Black Outfield

On Jackie Robinson anniversary, Atlanta now has the most exciting outfield in baseball

Braves recently acquired Justin Upton from the Diamondbacks.

By Darren Sands

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Field of Legends: Honoring Players at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

NLBM President Bob Kendrick (Image: Negro Leagues Baseball Museum)
On July 8th, Major League Baseball players…

By Mia N. Hall

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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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