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Bubba Wallace becomes the second Black driver to win Nascar race #BlackHistory
10/05/2021
Wallace second Black driver to win a Cup race

Bubba Wallace becomes the second Black driver to win Nascar race #BlackHistory

Bubba Wallace became only the second Black driver in NASCAR history with a Cup Series victory, winning the rain-shortened event at Talladega on Monday.

Check out this past Sundays episode of Here and Now ! ABC's America #Equity Report, explaining #NFT , Afro Latin Jazz Al...
10/04/2021
Here and Now: How ABC's "Equity Report" explores racial inequalities

Check out this past Sundays episode of Here and Now ! ABC's America #Equity Report, explaining #NFT , Afro Latin Jazz Alliance and ABF Creative

On this episode of Here and Now, we discuss ABC's "Our America Equity Report," which explores and exposes racial inequalities in 100 major U.S. cities, including New York City.

10/01/2021
This Sunday on Here and Now

ABC's Our America Equity Report and the forgotten black engineer who revolutionized the gaming industry this Sunday on Here and Now.

Welcome to the Obama Presidential Center’s Groundbreaking!
09/28/2021
Welcome to the Obama Presidential Center’s Groundbreaking!

Welcome to the Obama Presidential Center’s Groundbreaking!

After years of hard work, dedication, and endless support from our Chicago neighbors and caring people all around the world, we are ready to break ground on the Obama Presidential Center. Don't miss it!

Check out this past Sunday's episode of Here and Now ! On this episode of Here and Now, we learn new details on an ambit...
09/28/2021
Here and Now: Project aims to repair, renovate 1,700 NYCHA apartments

Check out this past Sunday's episode of Here and Now ! On this episode of Here and Now, we learn new details on an ambitious project to repair and renovate 1,700 NYCHA apartments in New York City. Also ahead, how the Springboard Incubator is working to ensure the representation of Blacks and Hispanics in the tech field. We'll also introduce you to the first Black director to take the mainstage at the Metropolitan Opera for "Fire Shut Up in My Bones." Plus, find out how Kool and the Gang's "Kool Kids Foundation" is inspiring young people.

On this episode of Here and Now, we learn new details on an ambitious project to repair and renovate 1,700 NYCHA apartments in New York City.

R&B star #RKelly was found guilty of racketeering Monday in his trial in Federal Court in Brooklyn.
09/27/2021
Verdict reached in R. Kelly s*x trafficking trial in NYC

R&B star #RKelly was found guilty of racketeering Monday in his trial in Federal Court in Brooklyn.

The U.S. Attorney's Office says a verdict has been reached in the s*x trafficking trial of R&B star R. Kelly in Brooklyn, though it is unclear when it will be read.

09/25/2021
This Sunday on Here and Now !

Tomorrow on Here and Now, NYCHA renovations and "Fire Shut Up in My Bones" opening at the The Metropolitan Opera

Singer Kelly Price Is Missing
09/25/2021
Singer Kelly Price Is Missing

Singer Kelly Price Is Missing

Price was listed as missing after a welfare checked was conducted at her home on Saturday, September 18.

Chauvin to appeal conviction, sentence in Floyd's death
09/24/2021
Chauvin to appeal conviction, sentence in Floyd's death

Chauvin to appeal conviction, sentence in Floyd's death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in George Floyd’s death intends to appeal his conviction and sentence, saying the judge abused his discretion or erred during several key points in the case, according to documents filed Thursday.

There's a new incarnation of the classic TV series "The Wonder Years" that follows a Black middle-class family in Alabam...
09/22/2021
New family, fresh perspectives explored on reimagined version of 'The Wonder Years'

There's a new incarnation of the classic TV series "The Wonder Years" that follows a Black middle-class family in Alabama during the turbulent late 1960s. It offers a fresh perspective to the times; but as the original did back in 1980s, it still focuses on family and friendship. "The Wonder Years" debuts today at 8:30|7:30c on ABC.

A new incarnation of the classic coming of age TV series "The Wonder Years" follows a Black middle-class family in Alabama during the turbulent late 1960s. It offers a fresh perspective to the times; but as the original series did back in 1980s, it still focuses on family and friendship.

U.S. officials say more than 6,000 Haitians and other migrants have been removed from an encampment at a Texas border to...
09/21/2021
US officials defend expulsion of Haitians from Texas town

U.S. officials say more than 6,000 Haitians and other migrants have been removed from an encampment at a Texas border town #immigration

U.S. officials say more than 6,000 Haitians and other migrants have been removed from an encampment at a Texas border town

Anthony "AJ" Johnson, an actor and comedian best known for his performance as Ezal in "Friday," has died, his representa...
09/20/2021
Anthony 'AJ' Johnson, 'Friday' actor and comedian, has died

Anthony "AJ" Johnson, an actor and comedian best known for his performance as Ezal in "Friday," has died, his representative LyNea Bell told CNN Monday. He was 55.

Anthony "AJ" Johnson, actor and comedian best known for his performance as Ezal in "Friday," has died. He was 55.

A former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in the death of George Floyd is scheduled to be arraigned Thursd...
09/16/2021
Derek Chauvin to be arraigned for alleged civil rights violation involving teenage boy in 2017

A former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in the death of George Floyd is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday for allegedly violating the civil rights of a teenager in a separate case that involved a restraint similar to the one used on Floyd

The indictment against Chauvin alleges he carried out a similar restraint against a then-14-year-old boy in 2017.

TONIGHT!  VIRTUAL EVENT NOW...•The exhibition celebrates the 55th anniversary of the Harlem Institute of Fashion (HIF), ...
09/09/2021
Showing Out: Fashion in Harlem (IN-PERSON)

TONIGHT! VIRTUAL EVENT NOW...•The exhibition celebrates the 55th anniversary of the Harlem Institute of Fashion (HIF), founded by Lois K. Alexander-Lane. In 1966, she founded this org to empower, educate, and elevate Black people in fashion. She was a trailblazer who also founded The Black Fashion Museum (now archived at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture).

Join us during New York Fashion Week to celebrate the 55th anniversary of the Harlem Institute of Fashion, founded by Lois K. Alexander-Lane

On the Here & Now special The Race to Justice, last year on July 21st, actor and activist Michael K. Williams discussed ...
09/07/2021
Here and Now: The Race to Justice

On the Here & Now special The Race to Justice, last year on July 21st, actor and activist Michael K. Williams discussed his role with the organization NYC Together, a program that makes a difference in relationships between cops and kids. (Segment #5)

In this episode of Here and Now, we're taking a look at the global outcry for racial equality in a nation with a history rooted in slavery and racial discrimination.

The "Harlem Hellfighters" helped the US win World War I. The Black infantry unit was one of the most decorated regiments...
09/03/2021
The Harlem Hellfighters, Black soldiers who fought in World War I, will receive a Congressional Gold Medal

The "Harlem Hellfighters" helped the US win World War I. The Black infantry unit was one of the most decorated regiments at the time. They will now receive a Congressional Gold Medal.

The Black infantry unit was one of the most decorated regiments at the time, even as most of its members were met with racism and disregard upon their return home. They'll receive a Congressional Gold Medal more than 100 years after the war ended.

09/03/2021
This Sunday on Here and Now

This Sunday on Here and Now, federal relief for small businesses devastated by the pandemic and The Black Fairy Godmother !

Will #dating in #NYC ever return to normal? Maybe not, but Thomas Knox is dedicated to providing new opportunities for N...
09/01/2021
'Date While You Wait,' man's subway speed-dating booth, to become TV show

Will #dating in #NYC ever return to normal? Maybe not, but Thomas Knox is dedicated to providing new opportunities for New Yorkers to get connected with his show "Date While You Wait".

"A lightbulb went off in my head and I thought, what can I do to connect people? We're so disconnected when we're traveling," Knox said.

Tune in this Sunday to hear from the lead producer and playwright of “White Woman, Black Boy,” a play focusing on the mu...
08/27/2021

Tune in this Sunday to hear from the lead producer and playwright of “White Woman, Black Boy,” a play focusing on the murder of Emmett Till

Tune in this Sunday to hear from the lead producer and playwright of “White Woman, Black Boy,” a play focusing on the murder of Emmett Till

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