Simone Biles Sets Record By Picking Up Her 13th World Championship Gold

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Simone Biles made history by picking up her record 13th career gold medal at the world gymnastics championships when she cruised to victory in the vault final on Friday. Yet it’s the silver she captured on uneven bars that the Olympic and world champion may cherish

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Poet Perfectly Breaks Down The Erasure of Black People In U.S. History

Taryn Finley Black Voices Associate Editor, The Huffington Post Poet Clint Smith III takes a critical look at the Founding Fathers’ role in oppressing black people in his latest poem entitled “History Reconsidered.” His piece served as a letter to five of the United States presidents who owned slaves, George Washington,

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Ebony, Jet Sold to Black Equity Firm as Johnson Publishing Leaves Magazine Business

By Ed Adamczyk   |   June 15, 2016 at 8:16 AM The iconic African-American magazines were sold to a Black owned Texas private equity firm. CHICAGO, June 15 (UPI) — Johnson Publishing sold African-American lifestyle magazines Ebony and Jet to a Texas private equity firm. The family-owned company, which has published

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