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Ban on ‘Soul Cap’ Spotlights Lack of Diversity in Swimming

By Jenna Fryer, Associated Press Alice Dearing has an afro, a voluminous puff nearly impossible to protect in most swimming caps. Her hair shrinks if...

Duke Slater, NFL’s 1st Black Lineman, is Now Hall of Famer

By Steven Wine, Associated Press Duke Slater was so good the NFL couldn’t keep him out. For a Black player in the 1920s and ’30s, that...

New Partnership Brings Black History to Life Through Google Assistant

By Airik Myers, The Seattle Medium ‘Hey, Google, what happened on this day in Black History?’ is a term that might become a daily ritual...

OP-ED: The Black Press: Vanguards of Our History, Guardians of Our Future

By Nina Turner For decades, the Black press has been the vanguards of the Black community’s history and the guardians of our future. They have...

‘You Is All Free Now. Yankees Going Home.’ Recordings Reveal What Happened On First...

Edited by Hugh Dougherty and Alex Willemyns | Zenger News Laura Smalley’s voice crackles and comes to life. It is 1941, and she is talking in...