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Demonstrations held to spotlight and stop African slave trade in Libya

By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStar News Today via — Demonstrations recently have been held in major European cities to protest

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Conyers resigns from Congress calling for “complete disclosure”

By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer ( — U.S. Rep. John Conyers, a founding member of the powerful Congressional Black Caucus and the highest-ranking Democrat

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Hate-crime training for police is often inadequate, sometimes nonexistent
By A.C. Thompson, Rohan Naik and Ken Schwencke ProPublica To become a police officer in the U.S., one almost always has to enroll in an academy for some basic training. The typical ...
Wise: Trump’s focus on race takes focus off his policies
By Leonard Lewis IV Contributing Writer President Donald Trump’s political strategy really is not something new, according to anti-racism speaker Tim Wise, who visited New Orleans on Nov. 29, 2017. At a ...
Majority of Americans want criminal justice reform, poll shows
By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer A new poll released by the American Civil Liberties Union on Nov. 16 has found that more than 90 percent of Americans think the country needs a ...
The Trump administration ending a temporary residency permit program affectings thousands of Haitians
By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer President Donald Trump’s administration has announced the end to a humanitarian program that has allowed nearly 60,000 Haitians to live and work in the United States since ...
3 million Americans carry a loaded handgun daily
By Bobbi Nodell Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) – New research estimates that three million adult American handgun owners carry a loaded gun daily and nine million do so each ...
Permissive gun laws linked to higher homicide rates
(Special from NorthStarNews Today) – Easier access to concealed firearms is associated with significantly higher rates of handgun-related homicide, report researchers.
NAACP set to change tax status
By Lauren Victoria Burke Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) – After being eclipsed in recent years by Color of Change, Black Lives Matter and other younger, more tec- savvy and politically-pointed groups, ...
All eyes fixed on West Africa as U. S. role in combat grows
( — With the deaths of four American servicemen in Niger, a window has opened onto U.S. operations in West Africa – an area barely known even to U.S. legislators ...

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