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Dick Gregory’s life celebrated in D.C. with memorial and tribute parade
September 21, 2017
The family of Civil Rights leader and icon Dick Gregory celebrated his life and legacy on September 16 at the City of Praise Family Ministries ... read more »
L.A. Memorial Slated for Motown Legend Bobby Taylor
September 21, 2017
Taylor died Saturday morning, July 22, 2017, at a hospital in Hong Kong, where he’d been living for the last several years. ... read more »
 Protesters Question, ‘Do Black Lives Matter’ After St. Louis Ex-Cop Acquittal  
September 21, 2017
Nationwide marches and protest broke out this past weekend after a Missouri City judge ruled now-former White police officer, Jason Stockley, not guilty of first-degree murder for the 2011 shooting death of Black motorist Anthony Lamar Smith. ... read more »
Figgers Starts Black-Owned Telecommunications Network
September 21, 2017
He became so good at fixing computers that by the time he was a teenager, Figgers was working for the City of Quincy repairing computers after school. ... read more »
Death of Chicago Teen Has Black America Outraged 
September 21, 2017
Hashtags such as #JusticeforKennka and #KennekaJenkins claim authorities didn't make Jenkins' investigation a priority because of her ethnicity. ... read more »
Colonial Life Brings Diversity to the Insurance Industry
September 21, 2017
Many life insurance companies cover medical bills and hospital fees, but Colonial Life takes a look at some of the other important things people need when recovering from an injury. ... read more »
Portantino’s First Senate Session Ends With Legislative Successes As Seven Bills Head to Governor’s Desk
September 18, 2017
Senator Portantino continued his focus on education, public safety, mental health, housing, and parks and open space. ... read more »
Hurricanes, Wildfires Give Way to Fraud Involving Online Equipment Sales
September 15, 2017
The latest scam targets people selling equipment used for disaster relief, such as diesel generators, chainsaws, motor boats and boating supplies, on websites like Craigslist or eBay. ... read more »
The NNPA Celebrates the Living Legacy of Dick Gregory
September 14, 2017
The National Newspaper Publishers Association pauses to express our heartfelt condolences to the family of Dick Gregory, and to express forthrightly on the public record our profound and enduring love, respect, and salute to the living legacy of Dick Gregory. ... read more »
Even with Advanced Degrees, Black Women Earn Less than White Men
September 14, 2017
Black women have to work seven extra months to earn what White men were paid in 2016. On average, Black women make 67 cents on the dollar compared to White men. ... read more »
Former NAACP president asks school to rescind DeVos invite
September 14, 2017
Former NAACP president asks school to rescind DeVos invite ... read more »
 Starbucks Announces First Female and Black COO 
September 14, 2017
Rosalind Brewer brings decades of experience to the position which begins Oct. 2  ... read more »
Hurricane Irma exposes racial tensions on smashed St. Martin
September 14, 2017
In the chaotic days after Hurricane Irma smashed St. Martin, the storm also exposed simmering racial tensions on the island's French territory, with some black and mixed-race residents complaining that white tourists were given priority during the evacuation. ... read more »
Hurricane Irma causes historic damage   
September 14, 2017
Aircraft Carrier is Rushed to the Hurricane-Battered Keys  ... read more »
City Council Resolution Seeks to Declare Los Angeles a ‘City of Sanctuary’
September 14, 2017
The report also recommended the city enact a comprehensive anti-discrimination ordinance, and decriminalize minor offenses likely to be committed by low-income residents ... read more »
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