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How Trump’s Election Shook Obama: ‘What if We Were Wrong?’

How Trump’s Election Shook Obama: ‘What if We Were Wrong?’ WASHINGTON — Riding in a motorcade in Lima, Peru, shortly after the 2016 election, President Barack Obama was struggling to understand Donald J. Trump’s victory.

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Celebrating the Grace of Black Women

Celebrating the Grace of Black Women More than half a century after the groundbreaking exhibit “The Negro Woman,” the image announcing the show by the African-American collective Kamoinge still captivates.

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Jazz Giants Dave Burrell and Archie Shepp Retrace Their Five-Decade History

Jazz Giants Dave Burrell and Archie Shepp Retrace Their Five-Decade History The pianist Dave Burrell sat onstage at Roulette on Wednesday, his sizable frame stooped over the keyboard with a combination of studious grace and earnest fascination. From…

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The North’s Jim Crow

The North’s Jim Crow By Andrew W. Kahrl Dr. Kahrl studies the history of segregation.

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Herman D. Farrell Jr., of Harlem’s Political Old Guard, Dies at 86

Herman D. Farrell Jr., of Harlem’s Political Old Guard, Dies at 86 Herman D. Farrell Jr., a longtime New York State Democratic assemblyman from Manhattan and one of the last survivors of Harlem’s political old guard, died on…

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André Leon Talley’s Next Act

André Leon Talley’s Next Act In late February, about three months before the release of “The Gospel According to André,” the documentary about his life, André Leon Talley, former Vogue creative director and “America’s Next Top Model” judge,…

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Holding Out in Harlem, Despite Demolition

Holding Out in Harlem, Despite Demolition Even as his landlord tears down the East Harlem building he lives in, Ray Tirado has stayed put in his apartment. “Harassment by construction” is a critical part of how gentrification takes…

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A white woman called police on black people barbecuing. This is how the community responded

A white woman called police on black people barbecuing. This is how the community responded (CNN)Hundreds danced to hip-hop and ’80s soul music Sunday and listened to local African-American candidates make their pitches. But this cookout in Oakland,…

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Bishop Michael Curry’s Full Sermon From the Royal Wedding

Bishop Michael Curry’s Full Sermon From the Royal Wedding ‘There’s power in love’: Read the words of the presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church in the United States, who spoke at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan…

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