Black Woman Wins Miss Universe Great Britain For The First Time Ever

Dee-Ann Kentish-Rogers made history on Saturday. Kentish-Rogers, 25, is the first black woman to be crowned Miss Universe Great Britain since the pageant’s inception in 1952. The newly crowned beauty queen hails from Anguilla, a British territory, and will go on to represent Anguilla and the United Kingdom at the international Miss Universe competition, which... Continue Reading →

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Charlottesville City Council Decides Parks Won’t Be Renamed Emancipation and Justice

Charlottesville’s leaders have decided their city’s parks aren’t ready for Emancipation and Justice. Still struggling over how to handle Confederate symbols, the Charlottesville City Council voted 4-1 Monday night to change the names of two parks yet again. The former Lee Park, renamed Emancipation Park, is now Market Street Park. The former Jackson Park, whose... Continue Reading →

What is Going On? Ten Black Washington University Students were Stopped by Police after being Accused of Leavng IHOP Without Paying

Ten black students were stopped by police in a St Louis suburb and wrongly accused of leaving an IHOP restaurant without paying, Washington University officials say. The group was reportedly approached at a Metrolink station at around 12.30am July 8 after a late-night dinner by Clayton police who told them they were suspected of dining... Continue Reading →

Design for $10 Million ‘Emanuel 9’ Memorial to Be Unveiled Today at Charleston AME Church’s 200th Anniversary Service

Only time will tell if a proposed memorial to the Emanuel AME Church massacre will become Charleston's most memorable. But its projected scope and estimated $10 million price tag already makes it among the most ambitious ever attempted here. The memorial plan, to be unveiled at 11:30 a.m. Sunday just after Emanuel's worship service, will... Continue Reading →

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