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Another double standard? Police seize firearms from Black men, but not whites, at Lobby Day

Police stopped a car of Black men and confiscated two of their guns at Virginia’s annual “Lobby Day” on Monday, while white gun rights activists defied local laws unimpeded in the state capital of Richmond.

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Cleveland Indians changing their name after 105 years

Major League Baseball’s Cleveland team will drop its “Indians” name following persistent criticism that it was offensive to Native Americans, the franchise said on Monday.

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Virtual Emmy Awards ceremony has history-making wins and social messages

It was a virtual night of glamour for some, go-as-you-are for others, social justice messaging and family affairs.

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'Architect of rock 'n' roll,' Little Richard, dies at 87

Little Richard, the self-proclaimed “architect of rock ‘n’ roll” who built his groundbreaking sound with a boiling blend of boogie woogie, rhythm and blues and gospel, died Saturday, May 9, 2020, at the age of 87.

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Thousands fill the Staples Center for Kobe Bryant’s ‘Celebration of Life’

A gallery of basketball legends joined thousands of Kobe Bryant fans in Los Angeles on Monday to pay tribute to the transcendent NBA star, his daughter and seven others who died in a helicopter crash last month that shocked the world of sports and beyond.

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Independence day: Queen blesses Harry's and Meghan's exit as senior royals

Queen Elizabeth has reluctantly agreed to the wish of her grandson, Prince Harry, and his wife, former American actress Meghan Markle, for a more independent future after the British royal family held crisis talks on Monday to resolve a widening rift among the Windsors.

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A night for historic 'firsts' for big wins at Emmy Awards

Gay performers shined at the Emmy Awards on Sunday with wins in several categories, including best actor in a drama series, which went to “Pose” star Billy Porter.

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Baby Archie is christened

Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, the 2-month-old son of Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, was christened last Saturday in a small, private ceremony at Windsor Castle.

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R. Kelly pleads not guilty to sexually assaulting teens, posts $100,000 bail

Grammy-winning R&B star R. Kelly pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges that he sexually assaulted three teenage girls and a woman in alleged incidents dating back to 1998, weeks after a television documentary leveled new accusations against him.

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Rap scores Grammy breakthrough while girl power rules awards show

“This is America,” Childish Gambino’s searing indictment of police brutality and racism, scored a breakthrough for rap on Sunday at the Grammy Awards by winning both record and song of the year and becoming the first hip-hop track to win either of the top Grammy categories in 61 years.

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