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Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family back the Black Lives Matter movement, one of her senior representatives said in a television interview to be broadcast Friday.

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From track and field to volleyball, these Paralympians are breaking world records, raking up medals, and debuting on the world’s biggest stage.

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The remains of American-born singer and dancer Josephine Baker will be reinterred at the Pantheon monument in Paris, making the entertainer who is a World War II hero in France the first Black woman to get the country’s highest honor.

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He's beaten the odds!

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The 35-year-old is now the most decorated female track and field athlete in Olympic history

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Survivor of the Tulsa Race Massacre, 107-year-old Mother Fletcher, to visit Africa on a documented journey

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With an estimated net worth of $1.7 billion, the Grammy winner now counts as the wealthiest female musician globally

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Raven Saunders, of United States, reacts during the woman's shot put final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner) 

During the  medals ceremony, Saunders stepped off the podium, lifted her arms above her head and formed an “X' with her wrists. Asked what that meant, she explained: ”It's the intersection of where all people who are oppressed meet."

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President Obama will have a minority equity stake in the new venture, which over time he intends to use to fund Obama Foundation youth and leadership programs across Africa.

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Cartooning While Black gallery exhibit on display in New York City through August 5

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