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Video shows Irvo Otieno pinned to floor before his death

A large group of sheriff’s deputies and employees of a Virginia mental hospital pinned patient Irvo Otieno to the floor earlier this month until he was motionless and limp, then began unsuccessful resuscitation efforts, newly obtained surveillance video shows.

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Ruth E. Carter becomes 1st Black woman to win 2 Oscars

Ruth E. Carter made history: The costume designer behind the “Black Panther” films became the first Black woman to win two Oscars.

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A box office KO: ‘Creed III’ debuts to $58.7M

“Creed III” punched above its weight at the domestic box office in its first weekend in theaters.

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Toni Morrison honored with new stamp unveiled at Princeton

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison is now forever immortalized on a stamp honoring the prolific writer, editor, scholar and mentor that was unveiled Tuesday morning in a tribute at Princeton University, where she taught for almost two decades.

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Chicago Mayor Lightfoot ousted; Vallas, Johnson in runoff

Paul Vallas and Brandon Johnson will meet in a runoff to be the next mayor of Chicago after voters denied incumbent Lori Lightfoot a second term, issuing a rebuke to a leader who made history as head of the nation’s third largest city.

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Youngkin’s schools chief resigns after department missteps

Jillian Balow, Republican Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s superintendent of public instruction, announced her resignation Wednesday in a letter to the governor that did not offer a specific reason for her departure.

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Angela Bassett, ‘Wakanda Forever’ top NAACP Image Awards

Angela Bassett won entertainer of the year at Saturday’s NAACP Image Awards on a night that also saw her take home an acting trophy for the television series “9-1-1.”

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White supremacist gets life in prison for Buffalo massacre

A white supremacist who killed 10 Black people at a Buffalo supermarket was sentenced to life in prison without parole Wednesday after relatives of his victims confronted him with pain and rage caused by his racist attack.

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Clarence Thomas statue backed by Republicans in Georgia

Republican Georgia lawmakers are again trying to erect a statue of U.S. Supreme Court Justice and Georgia native Clarence Thomas on the State Capitol grounds in Atlanta, in what many Democrats, particularly Black ones, see as an insensitive display of partisan power.

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Pharrell named new Louis Vuitton menswear creative director

Louis Vuitton has named multi-talented singer-songwriter-philanthropist Pharrell Williams creative director of its menswear division, replacing the late Virgil Abloh, the company said Tuesday.

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