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What Americans still owe Fannie Lou Hamer

By the time civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer delivered a speech at the 1971 founding meeting of the National Women's Political Caucus, she was a nationally recognized leader in the movement for Black voting rights. In the tradition of Black feminist thought, as reflected in the earlier abolition movement, Hamer fused a desire to eradicate both racism and sexism in American society.

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Denise Nickerson of 'Willy Wonka' has died

Actress Denise Nickerson, best known for her role as chatty gum-chewer Violet Beauregard in 1971's "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory," has died, according to multiple reports citing a Facebook post from her family.

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Indian firms supplying US tech to Huawei may face US sanctions -ET

Indian companies supplying U.S.-made technology components to Chinese telecom firm Huawei Technologies may face penalties under U.S. regulations, the Economic Times reported

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'Shaft' doesn't bring enough firepower to action-comedy revival

A private eye who's "a sex machine to all the chicks," as the song went back in 1971, isn't exactly tailor-made to 2019. The new "Shaft" plays with that tension but yields mixed results, in an action comedy that's neither consistently funny nor especially exciting, despite Samuel L. Jackson's second stab at the part.

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