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President Biden Announces First Nominees for Board to Review Civil Rights Era Cold Cases
June 17, 2021
Fourteen years ago, the Southern Poverty Law Center sent the FBI and the U.S. Department of Justice a list of 74 cold cases involving African Americans allegedly murdered in racially motivated circumstances by White people between 1952 and 1968. ... read more / view gallery »
Woman-Owned Catering Business Has Made Long-Standing Memories in Every Dish for Over 20 Years
January 14, 2021
Daria shared her passion and how she came to be the most sought-after catering business in Los Angeles. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Wednesday, December 23, 2020 – Brought to you by Black365
December 23, 2020
Sarah Breedlove aka Madam C.J. Walker, the first American woman millionaire, was born in Louisiana, 1867. ... read more »
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Killing of Black Teenager, Quawan “Bobby” Charles, was ‘Emmett Till-like Lynching’
November 19, 2020
Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire, Quawan “Bobby” Charles, The NC Beat, Quawan Charles, Emmett Till, Law enforcement officials, Louisiana, ACLU of Louisiana, Alanah Odoms Hebert, Jamal Taylor, Ron Haley, WAFB, Bobby Charles, Racial tensions, Iberia Parish, The Acadiana Advocate, Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office, violent gang, racist tendencies, batons, Sheriff Department, random African Americans, fabricated reports, bogus arrests, lied under oath, Sheriff Louis Ackal, Iberia Parish deputies, civil rights violations, biggest policing scandal in Louisiana, Quawan’s family, GoFundMe, independent autopsy, graphic photo, Eugene Weatherspoon Collins, Baton Rouge NAACP, lynched, Emmett Till, Baton Rouge, Gary Chambers ... read more »
‘TIME’ a look at Fox and Rob G. Rich’s battle with the criminal justice system Global launch on Prime Video — October 16
October 16, 2020
Make no mistake Fox Rich and Rob G. Rich — high school sweethearts did the crime. They attempted to rob a bank to pay for mounting bills accumulated in life and to help, in part, to pay for the hip-hop apparel business that they opened in Shreveport, Louisiana ... read more »
‘Ye is on Your 2020 California Ballot as a Vice Presidential Candidate
October 15, 2020
When you get your California election ballot soon – that’s if you don’t have it already --expect to see Kanye West’s name on it.   The 43-year-old rapper and business mogul is on the California ballot as the candidate for vice president on the American Independent Party (AIP) ticket. The presidential candidate on the AIP ticket is San Diego-based Mexican American businessman Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente Guerra.   ... read more »
Dr. Ladson-Billings Earns 2020 NNPA Leadership in Education Award
September 17, 2020
“We have COVID, we have anti-Black, we have the very tenuous economy and we have the climate catastrophe,” said Dr. Ladson-Billings. ... read more »
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Celebration of life: Eloise Bates LeFalle, 95, San Jose, CA, August 15, 2020
August 27, 2020
Eloise Bates LeFalle, 95, San Jose, CA, August 15, 2020.  Born on November 17, 1924, Eloise, the thirteenth of fourteen siblings, grew up in a loving home where her parents also operated Lakeside Dairy in Shreveport, Louisiana. Eloise was the last surviving sibling.  ... read more »
Laura strengthens into ‘extremely dangerous’ Category 4
August 26, 2020
Laura strengthened Wednesday into a menacing Category 4 hurricane, raising fears of a 20-foot storm surge that forecasters said would be “unsurvivable” and capable of sinking entire communities. Authorities implored coastal residents of Texas and Louisiana to evacuate and worried that not enough had fled. ... read more »
Black Lives Matter Global Network Responses to COVID-19 Ethnicity Data
April 16, 2020
For decades, we have been fighting to improve the material conditions of our lives. We have fought against and worked to overcome systemic racism, economic inequality, and mass incarceration. Now, during a global pandemic, the impact of this bias is clearer than ever. ... read more »
Dear Black People: Coronavirus Will Kill You
March 26, 2020
Melanin is not Vibranium and America isn’t Wakanda even in the Marvel Universe ... read more »
150 Years After Ratification of the 15th Amendment, Black Votes Are Still Contested: The Black fight for the franchise
March 12, 2020
“The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude. The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.” So reads the 15th Amendment, ratified on February 3, 1870, the third of what came to be known as the Reconstruction amendments. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Dec. 23 , 2019- Brought to you by Black365
December 23, 2019
Sarah Breedlove aka Madam C.J. Walker, the first American woman millionaire, was born in Louisiana, 1867. ... read more »
FDIC and OCC Proposals Would Strip Away Payday Loan Rate Caps In 16 States and in DC
November 28, 2019
For most people who either work, receive retirement or other fixed benefits, it seems that your money always goes a lot quicker than it comes. While some economists marvel at Wall Street’s brisk trading and declare that the economy is better than ever, not everyone has been included.  On Main Street America, millions of people know that the cost of living is rising faster and higher than their incomes. ... read more »
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