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Last month, when Samuel L. Jackson and Brie Larson announced Spike Lee’s Academy Award win for Best Adapted Screenplay for “BlacKKKlansman,” the first thing I did was get up and scream. It was late, my siblings were probably asleep, and my mom was already tired of my cheering and grumbling in response to the previously…

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Solange shook up the internet with the announcement of her fourth studio album, “When I Get Home,” on February 28. Prior to the announcement, the songstress released a rollout of various clips and photos on the social media site Black Planet. The album was set to release at midnight, resulting in a wave of fans…

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Everything Nic Stone and Angie Thomas said at their Charis Books-sponsored conversation at Friends School of Atlanta in Decatur on February 9 was something I needed to hear. From talking about how if a black girl sells drugs she gets thrown in jail versus her white counterparts who “would get a slap on the wrist for…

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