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Orange Is The New Black to end with series seven

Image copyright Netflix Netflix has announced that one of its biggest ever hits, Orange Is The New Black, is coming to an end. The women’s prison-based comedy drama will finish after its upcoming seventh and final series. In a video on the show’s official Twitter account, cast members including Uzo Aduba and Taylor Schilling promised it would go out with ...

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Puma commemorates ‘black power’ salute in U.S. market push

BERLIN (Reuters) – Puma (PUMG.DE) is launching a campaign to mark the 50th anniversary of U.S. sprinter Tommie Smith’s black-gloved salute at the 1968 Olympics, shortly after rival Nike scored a hit with an ad featuring a modern-day activist for racial equality. FILE PHOTO: The logo of German sports goods firm Puma is seen at the entrance of one of ...

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Black Mirror: Could choose-your-own-adventure TV catch on?

Image copyright Getty Images If you’re a Bodyguard fan, imagine if you could make DC David Budd’s crucial decisions for him. In episode three, when the Home Secretary is on stage, does Richard Madden’s character run towards the stage or away from it? It’s rumoured one of Black Mirror’s upcoming episodes will allow the viewer to do just that in ...

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Christian Wade: Rugby ignoring black state school kids

Image copyright Getty Images One of the most famous black players in the Premiership says rugby union isn’t doing enough to get ethnic minority children from state schools into the game. England and Wasps wing Christian Wade says the sport still suffers from a “white, public school” image. He believes that big clubs are ignoring a large pool of untapped ...

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‘Abortion Is Self-Care’: Shocking Billboard Targets Black Women for Abortions

A new billboard along a Dallas highway encourages African-American women to choose abortion. “Black women take care of their families by taking care of themselves,” the billboard reads. “Abortion is self-care.”   The billboard is sponsored by a Dallas-based group called The AFIYA Center. According to its website, “Our mission is to serve Black women and girls by transforming their ...

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Russia calls Britain’s Black Sea air force interceptions dangerous

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia accused Britain’s Royal Air Force (RAF) of intercepting its military aircraft over the Black Sea in a dangerous fashion designed to provoke Moscow after the RAF made two such interceptions in a single week. The accusation, leveled by Russia’s embassy in London, came after the RAF intercepted a Russian maritime patrol aircraft over the Black Sea ...

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RAF intercepts Russian aircraft over Black Sea

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption RAF Typhoons have been based in Romania since April (library image) RAF fighter jets have intercepted a Russian military aircraft over the Black Sea for the second time in a week, the Ministry of Defence has said. The Typhoons were scrambled from a base in Romania on Thursday after a Be-12 maritime patrol aircraft ...

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The black man who took on the Klan

Image copyright Getty Images/Universal Image caption Ron Stallworth (left) is played by John David Washington in BlacKkKlansman (right) Heard the one about the black cop who infiltrated the KKK? Read the true story behind BlacKkKlansman, the latest film from director Spike Lee. In October 1978 Ron Stallworth, the first black detective in the history of the Colorado Springs Police Department, ...

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