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In Newark, A Drive-In Movie Theater Celebrates Black Excellence

The simultaneous crises of the pandemic and racism against Black Americans led to the creation of an unusual movie theater located in New Jersey's biggest city: the Newark Moonlight Cinema.

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New Scrutiny On Trump's Gold Star Family Event After COVID-19 Outbreak

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In Newark, A Drive-In Movie Theater Celebrates Black Excellence

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On 'Para La Espera,' Silvio Rodríguez Combines The Personal And Political

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