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REVIEW: ‘Black Panther’s’ $201.8 million debut weekend proves power of racial diversity

Marvel Studios has been cranking out box office heavy hitters since its inception. Each film feeds into one another like a puzzle and ultimately has been leading to the major showdown featuring Thanos in “Avengers: Infinity War.” “Black Panther” is very different than its other marvel counterparts. It has been ...

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Top 10 Reasons to go see Black Panther

It is more than “just a movie.” Think of any movie that you have ever seen that had Black people in it. What role did that Black actor or actress play? They were either the best friend to the hero/heroine who was white, or the drug dealer. If it was ...

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Black history month posters covered by Hitler ones on UTC campus

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The University of Tennessee’s president says vandals at the Chattanooga campus have tried to cover up posters for black history month with ones referencing Adolf Hitler. In a statement Thursday, University of Tennessee system President Joe DiPietro says there’s no place for hate, racism and violence ...

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Mastered It

Feb. 1 marks the first day of Black History Month. It is a tribute to African-American men and women who made momentous contributions to America and the entire world in multiple fields, such as Science, Mathematics and entertainment. Black History Month usually highlights the likes of Rosa Parks, Martin Luther ...

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A Thank You to the Father of Black History

The Eagles beat the Patriots, Janet Jackson was appreciated all Sunday thanks to Black Twitter and Black Panther is set to make $150 million on its opening weekend. The wild thing to come out of all this? It is only the first week of Black History Month. So, how did ...

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Cohen introduces House resolution honoring workers strike

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen has introduced a resolution recognizing the 50th anniversary of the sanitation workers strike that brought civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. to Memphis, Tennessee. Cohen, a Democrat from Memphis, said in a statement Tuesday that the resolution’s co-sponsors include the bipartisan ...

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