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NAACP Statement on Steve Bannon’s Removal from White House
August 21, 2017
White House Strategist and known white supremacist Steve Bannon from President Trump's administration. ... read more »
Dick Gregory Dies at 84
August 21, 2017
Legendary civil rights activist and comedian Dick Gregory died on Saturday. He was 84. ... read more »
Neo-Nazis, White Supremacists and KKK reemerge in Trump’s America   
August 17, 2017
Charlottesville Violence Reveals Miniscule Progress of U.S. Race Relations ... read more »
Stuntwoman Passes Away on Set of “Deadpool 2” 
August 17, 2017
On Monday, August 14, stuntwoman Joi “SJ” Harris, 40, passed away while filming a motorcycle scene for Fox’s film “Deadpool 2” starring Ryan Reynolds and Josh Brolin in Vancouver. ... read more »
A Discussion on New Modern Day Slavery: Human Sex Trafficking
August 17, 2017
The diverse panel included human trafficking survivors and law enforcement officials. ... read more »
NAACP Focuses on Millennials for Future Growth
August 10, 2017
As Derrick Johnson assumes the role of interim president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), leaders of the nation’s oldest Black civil rights organization say that young people must come first. ... read more »
Garner’s Family to Receive $4 Million in Installments
August 10, 2017
The city of New York will pay out $4 million to the family of Eric Garner, officials announced, the bulk of a previously approved $5.9 million settlement. ... read more »
Howard University Student Uses Journalism to Give Back
August 10, 2017
Born on a warm July day during the summer of 1997, Noni Marshall entered the world destined to create, lead, and inspire. Marshall grew up in Nashville, Tennessee. It was there that she stepped into her greatness and accepted her calling as a storyteller. ... read more »
Maxine Waters, the rock star, shines at black women’s event
August 10, 2017
Waters was one of the honorees at the annual event honoring Black women in fields such as entertainment, politics, science and social justice ... read more »
Gwendolyn Brooks Won the Pulitzer Prize while Living in a Housing Project
August 10, 2017
Gwendolyn Brooks’ apartment was dark on May 1, 1950. The brilliant, award-winning Black poet, who wrote about life on Chicago’s South Side, had not paid her electric bill. ... read more »
California’s minor life-without-parole law blasted as unfair
August 8, 2017
A proposed new state law would automatically give youthful offenders a chance at parole after 25 years. ... read more »
Chicago police sued in fatal shooting of Black man last year
August 8, 2017
The suit seeks more than $100,000 in damages. ... read more »
Harry Grammer Creates a New Earth for Incarcerated Youth 
August 3, 2017
New Earth is helping incarcerated teens transition back into their community.    ... read more »
Van Jones’ #LoveArmy Rises Up in Hollywood
August 3, 2017
Media mogul Russell Simmons, comedian and television personality Nick Cannon and actor Nnamdi Asomugha joined activist, New York Times bestselling author and CNN commentator, Van Jones, onstage for a powerful panel discussion. ... read more »
“Skinny” Bill Failure, What’s next for Black America? 
August 3, 2017
“Three Republicans and 48 Democrats let the American people down. As I said from the beginning, let ObamaCare implode, then deal. Watch!” said President Donald Trump on Twitter after the legislation known as the “skinny repeal” bill failed to pass in a 49-51 vote. ... read more »
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