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An important date to remember

By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist April 4 was the 45th Anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. It always puzzles me why

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Students rally in protest of policies that criminalize youth of color

On Monday, payday loans in imperial mo March 4, youth of color from across the country held a rally on the grounds of the U.S.

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Jesuit commemorates 50th anniversary of integration
By Philip Stelly Contributing Writer Editor's Note: In the original print version of this story, the date of integration for New Orleans public schools was incorrectly stated as 1961. We have corrected ...
Supreme Court hears arguments on Voting Rights Act
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer On Wednesday February 27, the United States Supreme Court began hearing the case of Shelby County v. Holder, a lawsuit claiming that Section 5 of the ...
Turning the clock back on Voting Rights
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Shelby County, orlando money Ala. is suing the Justice Department because they think that Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (and its reauthorization in ...
President Obama deserves our vote
By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist payday loans in steubenville ohio In just a few days, millions of Americans will vote in the November 6 national elections. In those states ...
A Black Chief Justice for Louisiana
By Marc Morial President/CEO, National Urban League “After strongly resisting the notion for months, the Louisiana Supreme Court declared Tuesday that Justice Bernette Johnson will be the ...
Virginia’s Kemba Smith wins battle for voting rights
By Joey Matthews Contributing Writer SJ 95190 cash advance (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Richmond Free Press) -- Kemba Smith Pradia tried to fight back the tears. ...
Voter-suppression laws cast chill on Black community
By Khalil Abdullah (Special from New America Media) — As voter suppression laws continue to be debated in states across the country, members of the African-American press and voting rights advocates ...
Voting-rights advocates discuss protective measures as election nears
Since the beginning of 2011, politicians across the country approved lending interest 25 laws and two executive actions in 19 states that would make it harder to vote for millions ...

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