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Caribbean countries will seek reparations

By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from The North Star News) — The Caribbean Community Secretariat, an organization representing 15 Caribbean countries in a

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World mourns death of global leader and African statesman Nelson Mandela

“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of

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Black leaders celebrate Nelson Mandela’s birthday
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — The Black community joined the world in singing ‘Happy Birthday’ to ailing former South African president Nelson Mandela when he turned 95 on ...
What Blacks can learn from South Africa
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Nelson Mandela turned 95 years old on Thursday, July 18. He has been hospitalized for more than a month, and the world holds its breath as we ...
Millions worldwide join March against Monsanto
By J. Kojo Livingston Contributing Writer Last Saturday in more than 52 countries and 436 cities around the world people came out to protest the industrial giant Monsanto, the ...
An African-American writer finds her roots in Bengal
By Sandip Roy New America Media In 1896, almost a century before Mira Nair’s Mississippi Masala caused a stir by daring to show a romance between a Black man and an Indian ...
Patients teach doctor how to heal at the end of life
By Paul Kleyman Contributing Writer PALO ALTO, Calif. (Special from New America Media)—How does a doctor specializing in saving lives turn into one of the nation’s leading experts—and medical educators—on end-of-life care? ...
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South African billionaire to give away half his money
JOHANNESBURG (Special to the NNPA from The Final Call) – A South African billionaire says his family will give away half of its money to charity.
Racial tensions high in Jonesboro, Black mayor faces charges
By J. Kojo Livingston Contributing Writer Here we go, again. The theme of Black elected officials facing tremendous racial opposition is almost a cliché today. The events unfolding in Jonesboro, La put the ...
Claimants opt out of proposed BP medical settlement
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer A medical portion in the proposed, $7.8 billion class-action settlement with BP will satisfy some residents who became ill from the 2010 spill but hundreds of others ...

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