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Truth on why they protest

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Everyone should know that the third verse of “the Star-Spangled Banner” glorifies the killing of slaves fighting for their freedom as part of the British army: “Their blood has wash’d out their foul footstep’s pollution/No refuge could save the hireling and slave/From the terror of flight or the gloom of the grave/And the star-spangled banner in triumph doth wave/O’er the land of the free and t

TV ONE'S ORIGINAL FILM, WHEN LOVE KILLS: THE FALICIA BLAKELY STORY

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TV One

TV One's latest original film, When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story, will premiere Monday, August 28 at 9 pm EST. The film marks the feature-length directorial debut for Tasha Smith (For Better Or Worse, Empire) and stars Niatia "Lil' Mama" Kirkland, Lance Gross, and Tami Roman, with special appearances from Big Freedia, Lil Zane, and Floyd Mayweather.

POMPEY FACTOR AND THE PECOS RIVER ENGAGEMENT

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Pompey Factor was a Black Seminole who grew up in Mexico and joined the U.S. Army’s Seminole-Negro Indian Scouts. Often, skilled horsemen, Seminole scouts were able to cover a lot of land in a short amount of time and were important to the U.S. campaign to tame the West. In addition to their riding ability, they were often very good shots in a pinch.

THE LEGENDARY JACKSONS TAPPED TO RECEIVE THE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT THE BLACK MUSIC HONORS

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Central City Productions

Central City Productions will pay tribute to The Jacksons, Donnie McClurkin, Slick Rick, Guy, Oleta Adams and Jody Watley during the Black Music Honors, a live taping television special that will take place on Friday, August 18, 2017, at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) in Nashville, TN.

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