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Mom Tells Judge She Feels ‘No Remorse’ For Killing 2 Kids Found In Freezer
July 2, 2015
Mitchelle Blair, 36, has never challenged allegations that she killed her 13-year-old daughter and 9 year-old son. ... read more »
Supreme Court upholds key tool for fighting housing bias
July 2, 2015
A sharply divided Supreme Court on Thursday June 24, preserved a key tool used for more than four decades to fight housing discrimination, handing a surprising victory to the Obama administration and civil rights activists. ... read more »
What is Juneteenth?
July 2, 2015
Juneteenth occurs every year on June 19 and it marks the day slavery ended in the United States. ... read more »
Civil Rights Groups Support Measure to Fully Restore Protections Needed Under Voting Rights Act
July 2, 2015
The Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2015 amends the Voting Rights Act. ... read more »
Mourners recall SC shooting victim in funeral at church
July 2, 2015
The day she was killed along with eight others during Bible study at a South Carolina church, Myra Thompson achieved her goal of becoming a minister. ... read more »
Confederate Flag sales soar after South Carolina Church shooting
July 2, 2015
Rising conversations about the origin and history of the Confederate flag continues to be a topic on America’s list of issues for discussion. ... read more »
L.A. Faith Leaders React to Charleston Tragedy
June 25, 2015
The horrific murders at Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina drew quick reaction throughout Southern California, especially amongst members of the faith community ... read more »
BISMILLAH Justice or Else! L.A.
June 25, 2015
The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan met with L.A.’s community leaders during his “Justice or Else!” national tour to promote the 20th Anniversary of the Million Man March, slated for October 10, 2015 in Washington, D.C. ... read more »
Charleston Church Shooting Shakes the Nation
June 25, 2015
On the evening of June 17, nine people were killed in Charleston’s historically Black Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Emmanuel A.M.E.). 21 year-old Dylann Roof, who prayed with worshipers for an hour before killing them, confessed to the shooting last Friday. ... read more »
NBC removes Brian Williams from ‘Nightly News’
June 24, 2015
Brian Williams will not return to his job as “Nightly News” anchor following his suspension for misrepresenting himself, but will be given a second chance with the company as a breaking news anchor at the cable network MSNBC. ... read more »
Jesse Jackson Jr. released from halfway house in Baltimore
June 24, 2015
Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. returned to his family's Washington, D.C., home on June 22 after leaving a halfway house where he lived for several months since serving 2½ years in prison for spending $750,000 in campaign money on personal items. ... read more »
Legacy of slavery still impacts education in the South
June 24, 2015
Slavery was abolished more than 150 years ago, but its effects are still felt today in K-12 education in the South, according to a new Rice University study, "How the Legacy of Slavery and Racial Composition Shape Public School Enrollment in the American South." ... read more »
Detroit mom says she wants to plead guilty to killing 2 kids
June 24, 2015
Detroit mom says she wants to plead guilty to killing 2 kids ... read more »
Detroit Gentrification Means ‘Forced Relocation’ of Black Seniors
June 11, 2015
Many Detroit residents are celebrating a new era of revitalization, as the city’s thriving Midtown is now dotted with upscale shops, restaurants and new construction. But Motor City, ... read more »
Community Efforts Urged to Curb Mass Incarceration
June 11, 2015
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Black community should take a larger role in curbing mass incarceration and be less reliant on public officials to slow prison growth, ... read more »
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