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Determined to shatter the glass ceiling of the ballet world the Congressional Black Caucus will honor Misty Copeland

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Stephen Curry (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) 

Ernie Andrews looks out to the grounds of Washington's historic Langston Golf Course and shrugs at the fact that fewer young Black golfers are coming out to play these days

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Althea Gibson (AP Photo/File) 

Althea Gibson basked in a ticker-tape parade in New York a decade before Arthur Ashe won the 1968 U.S. Open

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Jay-Z (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP) 

Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills objected to recent comments from rapper Jay-Z about social activism by current and former NFL players, including Colin Kaepernick

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Jay-Z (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP) 

The NFL and Jay-Z's entertainment and sports representation company are teaming up for events and social activism

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Octavia Spencer 

Octavia Spencer will be honored by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network with its Inspiration Award at a gala later this year

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Walker’s legacy of activism and storytelling was on full display at the event, which was held at the Georgia Writers Museum and included a day of activities and events to honor Walker’s life and achievements. 

Walker’s legacy of activism and storytelling was on full display at the event, which was held at the Georgia Writers Museum and included a day of activities and events to honor Walker’s life and achievements.

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Viola Davis (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) 

Actresses of color are getting more roles and acclaim, but not commensurate money. Recognizing that achieving change isn't a solo act, they looked for help — and found it in each other

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A separate indictment filed in New York includes charges of racketeering, kidnapping, forced labor and the sexual exploitation of a child

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San Francisco 49ers Blaine Gabbert, right, stands as Eli Harold (58), Colin Kaepernick (7) and Eric Reid (35) kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File) 

Nike is pulling a flag-themed tennis shoe after former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick complained to the shoemaker, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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