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State Supreme Court Won’t Hear Case Against Two Former Long Beach Residents Convicted in Human Trafficking Case 
September 28, 2016
The California Supreme Court refused last week to review the case against two former Long Beach residents convicted in a human trafficking case in which a young woman was tattooed with the moniker used by one of the men. ... read more »
Trial set for police officer who shot mentally ill man
September 28, 2016
In the wake of police shootings in North Carolina and Oklahoma, a trial is scheduled in Virginia for a white police officer who shot and killed a mentally ill black man. ... read more »
School administrators paint over Black Lives Matter mural
September 28, 2016
School administrators paint over Black Lives Matter mural ... read more »
UVM student government: Black Lives Matter flag stolen
September 28, 2016
The student government at the University of Vermont says a Black Lives Matter flag that had been flying at its Burlington campus has been stolen. ... read more »
Funeral held for unarmed man shot by Tulsa officer
September 28, 2016
Hundreds of mourners packed a church for a funeral honoring an unarmed black man who was fatally shot by a white Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer. ... read more »
Burke Bill Reducing Barriers to Reproductive Health Care Becomes Law
September 28, 2016
The Direct Access to Reproductive Health Care Act eliminates referral requirements ... read more »
After Recent Police Shootings, NNPA Declares a State of Emergency in the Black Community 
September 28, 2016
The recent extrajudicial killings of three Black males, including a 13 year-old boy, have sparked protests across the country, and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) has now declared a state of emergency in Black America. ... read more »
Black Donors Made New African American Museum Reality 
September 28, 2016
The opening of the National Museum of African American Culture and History was full of glitz and glamour as celebrities, elected officials, civil rights icons and three American presidents came together to celebrate the historic moment. ... read more »
A Conversation with African American Museum’s Lonnie Bunch 
September 28, 2016
American and African-American History Re-imagined   ... read more »
At Last: President Obama Dedicates New Black History Museum on the National Mall
September 28, 2016
President Barack Obama speaks during the grand opening ceremony of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in Washington, D.C. ... read more »
CBC Members Push Justice Department to Investigate Police Shooting Unarmed Blacks
September 28, 2016
the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) held a news conference calling for Attorney General Loretta Lynch to investigate, indict and even prosecute law enforcement officers, who intentionally kill innocent and unarmed Blacks. ... read more »
Dreadlock Ruling Sparks Social Media Debate
September 28, 2016
Federal Appeals court ruling dictated that employers who ban dreadlocks from the workplace are not practicing discrimination ... read more »
Thousands Attend Grand Opening Ceremonies for the New Black History Museum
September 28, 2016
thousands stood outside on what some described as a “perfect day” to pay homage to the Smithsonian’s first museum dedicated to Black History. ... read more »
Memorial to confront South’s troubled history of lynchings
September 28, 2016
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Southern states have long welcomed tourists retracing the footsteps of the late Martin Luther King Jr. and others who opposed segregation. Now the Alabama city that was the first capital of the Confederacy is set to become home to a privately funded museum and monument that could make some visitors wince: a memorial to black lynching victims. ... read more »
National Black MBA Association and National Society of Black Engineers
September 28, 2016
Establish Monumental Partnership to Promote Leadership in S.T.E.M. Careers ... read more »
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