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Rosa Parks Family House Set For Auction Next Week
July 26, 2018
The house where Rosa Parks sought refuge after fleeing the South amid death threats is scheduled for auction next week with a minimum bid of $1 million.  ... read more »
Dr. Djibril Diallo Receives Rainbow PUSH Coalition 2018 International Humanitarian Award
July 26, 2018
African Renaissance and Diaspora Network, Inc., President and CEO honored by Rev. Jesse Jackson ... read more »
NNPA President Extols the Black Press, Black Voters at NAACP Convention
July 26, 2018
Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., the president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), delivered a rousing speech about the importance of the Black Press and the Black vote, ... read more »
Rep. Barbara Lee Considers Run for Chair of the Democratic Caucus
July 19, 2018
Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) said that she’s seriously considering running for Chairman of the Democratic Caucus, the fourth-highest ranking position in Democratic leadership in the United States House of Representatives. ... read more »
“Conscience of the Nation” Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr., Honored with 2018 Lifetime Legacy Award
July 5, 2018
  Reverend Jesse L. Jackson Sr. received the highest honor presented by the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) at its annual convention in Norfolk, Virginia. The legendary activist received the NNPA Lifetime Legacy Award for his decades of service as one of the country’s foremost civil rights, ... read more »
Trump Revokes Obama Guidance on Race in School Admissions
July 5, 2018
The Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded Obama-era guidance that encouraged schools to take a student’s race into account to promote diversity in admissions. The shift suggests schools will have the federal government’s blessing to leave race out of admissions and enrollment decisions, ... read more »
Black WWII Veteran Becomes an Officer 76 Years Later
July 5, 2018
An African American man who was denied officer status in the U.S. Army was commissioned as a second lieutenant 76 years later. ... read more »
Congresswoman Lee Joins CA NAACP Pres. In Growing Call Against Billionaire Donor Supporting Marshall Tuck
May 31, 2018
Congresswoman Barbara Lee today joined African American leaders in criticizing billionaire political donor Bill Bloomfield for using President Obama’s image in a mail piece ... read more »
Bill Cosby to Remain on House Arrest
May 3, 2018
Bill Cosby Found Guilty on All Charges in Sex Assault Trial, Remains Free on $1 Million Bail ... read more »
Jury Deliberations Begin in Cosby Trial
April 26, 2018
Statute of Limitations Looms over Prosecutor’s Timeline ... read more »
Sacramento Residents Demand Answers in Stephon Clark Killing
March 29, 2018
Sacramento Police Dept. Under Fire for Shooting Death of Stephon Clark, an Unarmed Black Man, in South Sacramento ... read more »
TV One Cancels Roland Martin’s NewsOne Now
December 15, 2017
TV One is canceling Roland Martin’s morning show “NewsOne Now” due to budget cuts. ... read more »
President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for California
October 11, 2017
Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures statewide.  ... read more »
National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. regarding Acts of Hatred in Charlottesville, Virginia
August 25, 2017
We also continue to pray for the healing of all others who were injured during this tragic event. ... read more »
1st African American woman on state supreme court retires
August 24, 2017
She was appointed to both courts by former Democratic Governor Deval Patrick. ... read more »
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