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Former NBA Star Junior Bridgeman Purchases EBONY Magazine
December 31, 2020
According to the Michigan Chronicle, Bridgeman, who played for the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Clippers, was once featured on a 2016 Forbes top-paid athletes list. He is the CEO of a Coca-Cola bottling company and part-owner of Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited. The former athlete attempted to purchase Sports Illustrated in 2018 but eventually withdrew his bid a year later. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: June 7, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
June 7, 2019
  On this day June 7, 1917, the first African-American author to receive a Pulitzer Prize, Gwendolyn Brooks, was born in Topeka, KS. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
This Week In Black History (September 21 – September 27)
September 28, 2017
Atlanta race riots took place, as many Blacks and Whites were killed. ... read more / view gallery »
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Gwendolyn Brooks Won the Pulitzer Prize while Living in a Housing Project
August 10, 2017
Gwendolyn Brooks’ apartment was dark on May 1, 1950. The brilliant, award-winning Black poet, who wrote about life on Chicago’s South Side, had not paid her electric bill. ... read more »
This Week in Women’s History 
March 8, 2017
 Past and present-day African American women poets, actresses, civil rights leaders, film makers and educators who have paved the way for young ladies today by showing the true definition of #BlackGirlMagic.   ... read more »
This Week in Black History (May 5-11)
May 4, 2016
Weekly Facts about Black History. ... read more / view gallery »
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