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Mississippi town elects woman as 1st African-American mayor
June 22, 2017
Outgoing Mayor Knox Ross says it's no big surprise to him that Beechem won because it was a three-candidate race in a nonpartisan general election without a runoff. ... read more »
Nooses on National Mall Echo Domestic Terrorism
June 22, 2017
Nooses on the National Mall Stoke Memories of “America’s Dark History” ... read more »
Women in Entertainment Luncheon Takes Place at StubHub Center
June 22, 2017
The event was hosted by AEG’s StubHub Center Foundation, National Association of Black Female Executives in Music & Entertainment (NABFEME) and Women Helping Women in Entertainment. ... read more »
Bodycam shows shooting of black man by Milwaukee officer
June 22, 2017
Heaggan-Brown, 25, faces up to 60 years in prison if convicted of killing Smith but he's already lost his job. He was fired in October after being charged with sexual assault in an unrelated case. ... read more »
Alabama mayor wants Confederate statues that New Orleans removed
June 22, 2017
An Alabama mayor is offering to take Confederate-related monuments recently disassembled in New Orleans. ... read more »
Kia Patterson Takes Over Ownership of Grocery Outlet in Compton 
June 22, 2017
Patterson gives back to Compton by providing low-cost groceries and owning Grocery Outlet in Compton.  ... read more »
Minnesota officer acquitted in shooting of Philando Castile
June 22, 2017
A Minnesota police officer was acquitted of manslaughter Friday in the fatal shooting of a Philando Castile, a black motorist whose girlfriend streamed the aftermath live on Facebook. ... read more »
Funding Approved for Compton Community College
June 22, 2017
Full accreditation is expected to be restored by 2020. ... read more »
Juneteenth 152 Years Later: Reflecting on the Castile Verdict  
June 22, 2017
Juneteenth, the oldest known celebration acknowledging the ending of physical slavery in the United States. This month marks 152 years since Black America received its own Independence Day. ... read more »
NNPA to Honor Martin Luther King III with 2017 Lifetime Legacy Award at Annual Conference
June 22, 2017
Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., the president and CEO of the NNPA, said that the group is especially pleased to present the 2017 Lifetime Legacy Award to Martin Luther King III. ... read more »
Gil’s Goodwill! 
June 22, 2017
The “Book of Black Heroes” Interview  ... read more »
Shootings kill or injure at least 19 US children each day
June 22, 2017
Most unintentional deaths resulted from playing with guns and unintentionally pulling the trigger. Most victims were bystanders although, among kids up to age 10 in this group, more than 40 percent accidentally shot themselves. ... read more »
Judge Relents, Mistrial Declared in Cosby Sex Assault Case
June 22, 2017
Saturday morning, Montgomery County Judge Steven T. O’Neill finally bent to the will of the jury and declared a mistrial in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault case. ... read more »
AP FACT CHECK: Obamacare ‘death spiral’ is a half-told tale
June 22, 2017
The Trump administration is leaving out half the equation when it argues President Barack Obama's health care law is in a "death spiral." ... read more »
Assembly member Chris Holden’s Statement on Budget Agreement
June 22, 2017
This budget increases funding for K-12 schools, community colleges, UCs and CSUs; expands California’s Earned Income Tax Credit to support 1.1 million more working families; and develops long-term strategies to continue making progressive improvements to combat poverty. ... read more »
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