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Ava DuVernay Highlights the Significance of Today's Date With 'August 28,' Starring David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong'o and More

August 28, is a monumental day in African-American history.

Today, August 28, is a profoundly symbolic day in the collective memory of black folks in America. In what may seem like pure happenstance, a number of monumental events have occurred on this day throughout history.

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The Stories You Need to Know: Black Lives Matter Wins Sydney Peace Prize, African Celebs Send Messages of Support to Manchester and More

Black Lives Matter Movement wins the Sydney Peace Prize, WHO elects first African Director General and more.

DIAPSORA—The World Health Organization (WHO) has elected Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of Ethiopia as its new Director General.

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This Photo of Michelle Obama Rocking Her Natural Hair on Vacation Has People Rejoicing on Twitter

A picture of Michelle Obama rocking her natural hair surfaced today, and folks, rightfully, can't get enough.

Barack and Michelle Obama have embodied "carefree blackness" since they left the White House in January.

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