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Looks Like Some Could've Done Without Nancy Pelosi Singing 'Lift Every Voice And Sing' With The Congressional Black Caucus

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi continues to walk the fine line between cringeworthy and well-meaning allyship. In anticipation of President Joe Biden signing a law that made Juneteenth a federal holiday, the Baltimore native participated in an awkward singing of “Lift Every Voice And Sing,” with Black politicians to celebrate the occasion on Thursday.WATCH: Nancy...

New York High School's First Black Valedictorian Headed To Harvard University

Albany High School’s first Black valedictorian is going to notch off a dream of hers by attending Harvard University this fall.Onovughakpor "Onovu" Otitigbe will study biomedical engineering and neuroscience at the Ivy League school after graduating with a nearly perfect GPA. The graduate was a part of two sports teams and three music ensembles in addition to being named...

Incarcerated Person In Washington, D.C. Jail Becomes First To Win Elected Office

A Black man made history as the first-ever incarcerated person in Washington D.C. to win an elected office. Joel Caston came up victorious in the race for advisory neighborhood commissioner of southeastern district 7F07, where he’ll oversee the Harriet Tubman Women's Shelter, new local, luxury apartments and the jail where he is incarcerated, according to NBC...