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The Friday List: From a Toni Morrison tribute to a show about Bollywood wives, your weekly calendar of virtual events
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The Friday List: From a Toni Morrison tribute to a show about Bollywood wives, your weekly calendar of virtual events

Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.

Remembering Toni Morrison: From Beloved to Jazz and The Bluest Eye, a look at the Nobel laureate's best works
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Remembering Toni Morrison: From Beloved to Jazz and The Bluest Eye, a look at the Nobel laureate's best works

Morrison, who died at 88, created a lasting impact on readers as she explored the lives of African-Americans and the complexities of womanhood through her riveting, lyrical prose.

Women's Prize 2019: Tayari Jones wins literary award for her novel, An American Marriage
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Women's Prize 2019: Tayari Jones wins literary award for her novel, An American Marriage

Tayari Jones' An American Marriage centers on a successful African-American couple in Atlanta whose marriage is tested when the husband is imprisoned for a crime he didn't commit

With 1.9 million viewers, Indian-origin presidential hopeful Kamala Harris' CNN town hall sets viewership record
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With 1.9 million viewers, Indian-origin presidential hopeful Kamala Harris' CNN town hall sets viewership record

The live event with Kamala Harris on Monday averaged 1.957 million viewers, a figure far greater than CNN's previous four town halls

Russia's had its eyes on Instagram to influence US election and it still does
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Russia's had its eyes on Instagram to influence US election and it still does

Instagram became a much bigger tool than Facebook for Russian meddling during US Elections.

US midterm polls may mark firsts for minority groups: Transgender, Native American, Hispanic candidates hope to break barriers
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US midterm polls may mark firsts for minority groups: Transgender, Native American, Hispanic candidates hope to break barriers

The 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.

The Black Experience On Film: New programme depicts representation of African Americans throughout cinematic history
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The Black Experience On Film: New programme depicts representation of African Americans throughout cinematic history

The event, which begins on 4 September, is scheduled to screen 32 films with represent African Americans on screen.

Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer: A look at some of the rap artist's earlier works, from m.A.A.d city to ADHD
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Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer: A look at some of the rap artist's earlier works, from m.A.A.d city to ADHD

Here is a look at some of Kendrick Lamar's earlier works which helped him become the voice of a generation.

African-American man shot dead in New York after police mistake pipe for gun on 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr's assassination
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African-American man shot dead in New York after police mistake pipe for gun on 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr's assassination

New York Police shot dead an African-American man in Brooklyn on Wednesday after mistaking a piece of pipe he was holding for a gun

Black Panther targeted by Twitter trolls who claim they were assaulted while watching film
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Black Panther targeted by Twitter trolls who claim they were assaulted while watching film

Black 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

Marvel's Black Panther: Chadwick Boseman-starrer breaks box-office records — and cultural barriers
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Marvel's Black Panther: Chadwick Boseman-starrer breaks box-office records — and cultural barriers

Black 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.

From stereotypes to superheroes: The changing face of African American actors in Hollywood
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From stereotypes to superheroes: The changing face of African American actors in Hollywood

From 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.

US police officer Jernonimo Yanez acquitted of killing unarmed black man, but gets fired
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US police officer Jernonimo Yanez acquitted of killing unarmed black man, but gets fired

A US court has acquitted a police officer who shot dead an unarmed black man which was broadcast by his girlfriend on Facebook.

Donald Trump set to announce new cabinet picks
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Donald Trump set to announce new cabinet picks

US President-elect Donald Trump meets a slate of potential cabinet members at his golf club Sunday, including Chris Christie, indicating he remains supportive of the New Jersey governor after booting him from the transition team.

Family releases shocking video of Charlotte shooting; protesters out on fourth night
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Family releases shocking video of Charlotte shooting; protesters out on fourth night

The family of the African-American man whose death has triggered days of unrest in Charlotte, North Carolina, released a dramatic video of the police shooting on Friday, raising pressure on the authorities to make their own footage public.

Curfew to be enforced in Milwaukee after violence over fatal police shooting of a black man
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Curfew to be enforced in Milwaukee after violence over fatal police shooting of a black man

A nighttime curfew for teenagers in the US city of Milwaukee will be strictly enforced police said, following two nights of violence over the fatal police shooting of a black man.

Baltimore police officers routinely discriminate against blacks: Justice Dept report
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Baltimore police officers routinely discriminate against blacks: Justice Dept report

Baltimore police officers routinely discriminate against blacks, repeatedly use excessive force and are not adequately held accountable for misconduct, according to a harshly critical Justice Department report being presented Wednesday.

Ex-US Attorney General hired by Airbnb to help shape policy
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Ex-US Attorney General hired by Airbnb to help shape policy

Airbnb said on Wednesday it hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to help craft its anti-discrimination policy to combat discrimination occurring on the home-sharing company's platform.

The Baton Rouge photograph: An example of how pictures say a thousand words
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The Baton Rouge photograph: An example of how pictures say a thousand words

Sometimes, it takes one powerful image to tell a story a million words might fail to. The Baton Rouge photograph is a perfect example of that.