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  1. John Legend and Jesse Williams Team for “With Drawn Arms” Documentary Film on 1968 Olympic Protest

    10.07 / 08:02 goodblacknews.org Goodblacknews.org - Lifestyle
    by Latifah Muhammad via vibe.com John Legend and Jesse Williams are working on a documentary that will look at the 1968 Black Power salute seen around the world. More than four decades before Colin Kaepernick took a knee in silent protest of police brutality and racial injustice, Olympians Tommie Smith and John Carlos made a…
  2. Netflix Orders Black Superhero Family Drama ‘Raising Dion,’ from Michael B. Jordan and MACRO

    10.07 / 04:03 goodblacknews.org Goodblacknews.org - Lifestyle
    by Trey Magnum via shadowandact.com A black superhero family drama from Michael B. Jordan and Charles D. King’s MACRO is coming to Netflix. The streaming giant has greenlit Raising Dion for a 10-episode, straight-to-series order. It is based on Dennis Liu‘s viral short film of the same name, which revolves around a black mother who discovers her young son [&#…
  3. Five Xavier University Students Rush to Save Crash Victim as Live Wire Sparked a Few Feet Away

    10.07 / 04:03 goodblacknews.org Goodblacknews.org - Lifestyle
    by Brian Naquin via fox8live.com A bloodstained shoe served as a reminder of just how dangerous the rescue near Xavier University‘s campus was Monday night. “Without us, he probably would have bled out and stayed in the car until the police got there,” Markevion Kennebrew said. Just before 10 p.m., Kennebrew, Moses Michael, Ronald  Haroon, Demetrious Brown [&…
  4. HERO: Despite Being Shot in Neck During Las Vegas Massacre, Jonathan Smith Helped Save Many Others

    10.07 / 04:03 goodblacknews.org Goodblacknews.org - Lifestyle
    via thegrio.com A man who was shot in the neck during the deadly Las Vegas shooting on Sunday helped to save at least 30 people. Jonathan Smith, 30, had attended the concert with nine other members of his family when the shots rang out and his older brother, Louis Rust, told them all to run.…
  5. Willie Mays Has World Series MVP Award Named After him by Major League Baseball 

    10.07 / 04:03 goodblacknews.org Goodblacknews.org - Lifestyle
    via espn.com NEW YORK — Major League Baseball has named its World Series Most Valuable Player Award after Willie Mays. The decision was announced Friday, the 63rd anniversary of Mays’ over-the-shoulder catch in deep center field at the Polo Grounds for the New York Giants against Cleveland’s Vic Wertz in Game 1 of the World…
  6. Civil Rights Activist Autherine Lucy Foster Honored with Historical Marker at University of Alabama

    10.07 / 04:03 goodblacknews.org Goodblacknews.org - Lifestyle
    via jbhe.com On June 11, 1963, Vivian Malone and James Hood, under the protection of federal marshals and the federalized Alabama National Guard, broke the racial barrier and enrolled as undergraduate students at the University of Alabama. That day, Alabama Governor George Wallace made a ceremonial stand in the schoolhouse door protesting the federal court…