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Film stylist and image strategist, Nia Hooper-Mason, cultivates sisterhood in consulting

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From Brooklyn to Hollywood then back home, a career in styling never prevents Nia Hooper-Mason from growing her tribe.

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‘Black Panther’ is just the beginning: The history and future of the Black Comic Book movement

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While Marvel and DC Comics are doing a pretty good job of finally trying to erase the race line when it comes to its heroes of color, there are others who have been creating socially and culturally relevant comic book characters for years.

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Facebook takes another “L”

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Facial recognition apps collect biometric data.

Federal Judge allows class action lawsuit against Facebook to proceed

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NFL, Colin Kaepernick conflicts over race protests continue

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The Seattle Seahawks postponed a planned workout with free agent NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick after Kaepernick would not give assurances to Seahawk officials that he would not continue his national anthem protests, reported ESPN on Friday.

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Black men awaiting business meeting at Starbucks arrested for trespassing

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Protests and talks of boycotts ensue as Starbucks offers an apology while investigating incident

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US Administration considers plan to drug test some food stamp recipients

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A plan under review by Donald Trump’s administration would allow states to require a percentage of food stamp recipients to undergo mandatory drug testing, the Associated Press reported.

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Facebook takes an ‘L’

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Senators grill the social media platform’s Mark Zuckerberg during Congressional hearings this week

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Mass exodus out of crisis-torn Venezuela continues

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Two local Indian native guides crossing the river with traditional Venezuelan backpacks for carrying goods on the way to Kukenan and Roraima tepui

Scores of Venezuelans leave for Columbia and Brazil, as an economic-crisis in the oil-rich South American country persists.

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Anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dead at 81

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DM0K2Y Johannesburg, South Africa. 10th Dec, 2013. Winnie Mandela attending Nelson Mandela's public Memorial Service at the FNB stadium on December 10, 2013, in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Father of the Nation passed away quietly on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton with family. He will be buried in Qunu for the official State funeral on December 15, 2013. Credit: Gallo images/Alamy Live News

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, anti-apartheid activist and former wife of South Africa’s first Black president Nelson Mandela, died Monday following a lengthy illness, according to a family statement. She was 81.

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Can we claim Wakanda? Race, writings, and the 2020 Census | Think Piece

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Photo credit: Mike Fox

How recent publications on race can help us think through the U.S. Census changes.

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