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Was Craig Watkins Really the First Black Defense Attorney in Texas? Historians Find Evidence of Another

In 2007, Craig Watkins made history as the first black district attorney Dallas County had ever elected. Legal observers and supporters applauded Watkins as the first African American DA in Texas. 483 more words


No, The Black Widow Movie Was Never Going To Be Rated R

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Early this year, a rumor made the rounds about the MCU’s Black Widow movie starring Scarlett Johansson. According to the rumor, at one point, while the film was in development, it was discussed to possibly become the MCU’s first R-rated movie. 11 more words



Dave makes a huge statement on new track ‘Black,’ the first official single to come from his debut studio album ‘Psychodrama’ . It’s also the first solo offering from the South Londoner this year. 97 more words

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Historic Black Churches in Long Island, New York, Pass the Torch to Millennials

For millennial Ashley Brown, returning to the pews at Jackson Memorial AME Zion Church in Hempstead has been less about making joyful noise in the choir than creating change in her community. 428 more words


St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Provides a Bridge Between the Black Church and Classical Music With 'In Unison Chorus'

As St. Louis Symphony Orchestra musicians file into the Powell Hall stage door facing Delmar Boulevard, they’re striding along the boundary that divides a segregated city. 570 more words