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Jan 30, 2019
With 1.9 million viewers, Indian-origin presidential hopeful Kamala Harris' CNN town hall sets viewership recordThe live event with Kamala Harris on Monday averaged 1.957 million viewers, a figure far greater than CNN's previous four town halls
Dec 18, 2018
Russia's had its eyes on Instagram to influence US election and it still doesInstagram became a much bigger tool than Facebook for Russian meddling during US Elections.
Nov 06, 2018
US midterm polls may mark firsts for minority groups: Transgender, Native American, Hispanic candidates hope to break barriersThe 2018 US congressional elections prompted a surge of candidates from minority groups that have not had electoral success in the past. Several have the potential to be the first of their background elected to office on Tuesday.
Aug 25, 2018
The Black Experience On Film: New programme depicts representation of African Americans throughout cinematic historyThe event, which begins on 4 September, is scheduled to screen 32 films with represent African Americans on screen.
Apr 17, 2018
Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer: A look at some of the rap artist's earlier works, from m.A.A.d city to ADHDHere is a look at some of Kendrick Lamar's earlier works which helped him become the voice of a generation.
Apr 05, 2018
African-American man shot dead in New York after police mistake pipe for gun on 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr's assassinationNew York Police shot dead an African-American man in Brooklyn on Wednesday after mistaking a piece of pipe he was holding for a gun
Feb 21, 2018
Black Panther targeted by Twitter trolls who claim they were assaulted while watching filmBlack Panther is now being marred by controversy as trolls on social media are claiming they were subject to violence by African-Americans when they went to watch the film on the big screen, in an apparent effort to incite racial violence
Feb 19, 2018
Marvel's Black Panther: Chadwick Boseman-starrer breaks box-office records — and cultural barriersBlack Panther demolished all sorts of box office records over the President's Day weekend but fans across Africa have also been flocking to screenings of the new Marvel film.
Jan 23, 2018
From stereotypes to superheroes: The changing face of African American actors in HollywoodFrom the historically exaggerated black caricatures (under the guise of supposed empowerment) to emotionally complex characters and superheroes, black actors have come a long way in Hollywood.
Jun 17, 2017
US police officer Jernonimo Yanez acquitted of killing unarmed black man, but gets firedA US court has acquitted a police officer who shot dead an unarmed black man which was broadcast by his girlfriend on Facebook.