[IN MY LIFETIME] ESPN’s Howard Bryant on the Fear Facing Hank Aaron

[IN MY LIFETIME] ESPN’s Howard Bryant on the Fear Facing Hank Aaron

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Henry Aaron broke Babe Ruth's all-time home run record on April 8, 1974. I was five years old. I didn't see it. I don't... Read More

[IN MY LIFETIME] Scandal’s Joe Morton Remembers Dick Gregory’s Groundbreaking Stance

[IN MY LIFETIME] Scandal’s Joe Morton Remembers Dick Gregory’s Groundbreaking Stance

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Here’s what I will tell you. I remember Dick Gregory when I was coming up and him appearing on The Jack Paar Show for... Read More

[IN MY LIFETIME] Dr. Jedidah Isler Remembers the Brilliance of Dr. Beth Brown

[IN MY LIFETIME] Dr. Jedidah Isler Remembers the Brilliance of Dr. Beth Brown

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Dr. Beth Brown was the first Black woman astrophysicist I had ever heard about around high school (there were others before her, but I... Read More

Terri Springer EBONY Magazine collection

[IN MY LIFETIME] Dori Wilson Remembers Embracing and Loving Dark Skin

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When I was growing up, I would always look at EBONY and the fashion magazines. I remember always seeing Terri Springer at the Fashion... Read More

[IN MY LIFETIME] Rep. Donald Payne Jr. on the Perseverance of His Father

[IN MY LIFETIME] Rep. Donald Payne Jr. on the Perseverance of His Father

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My father first wanted to be a congressman when he was 10 or 11 and believe it or not, the congressman at that time... Read More

[IN MY LIFETIME] Author Niya Brown Matthews on Astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison

[IN MY LIFETIME] Author Niya Brown Matthews on Astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison

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Mae Jemison becoming the first African American woman astronaut to travel into outer space was a huge deal for me that I will never... Read More

[IN MY LIFETIME] John Carlos and the Black Power Salute at the 1968 Olympics

[IN MY LIFETIME] John Carlos and the Black Power Salute at the 1968 Olympics

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We had about 20-30 minutes max to plan. The original idea was to boycott the Olympic Games. We wanted to bring light to the... Read More

[IN MY LIFETIME] Van Jones Remembers the Rodney King Verdicts

[IN MY LIFETIME] Van Jones Remembers the Rodney King Verdicts

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Van Jones has spent much of his life as a fighter for social and environmental justice through groups like the Dream Corps, which encourages... Read More

Bobby Rush with Cha Cha Jimenez

[IN MY LIFETIME] Rep. Bobby Rush on the Deaths of Fred Hampton and Mark Clark

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It was the foundational period of my political life. These were intense days and weeks, we lived in the crosshairs of police all across... Read More

[IN MY LIFETIME] Bree Newsome on Removing the Confederate Battle Flag

[IN MY LIFETIME] Bree Newsome on Removing the Confederate Battle Flag

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The flag was raised over the Capitol in 1962 as a racist symbol of defiance to the civil rights movement and calls for racial... Read More