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Thurgood Marshall’s widow keeps his legacy alive

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Contributor Cecilia Marshall never imagined that the battle for equal rights in schools and elsewhere would still be as

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Bill to celebrate 400 years of Black history passes U.S. House

By Lauren Victoria Burke Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) – In a rare display of bipartisanship in Congress, the United States House of Representatives voted to

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The Color of Law, a forgotten history of how our government segregated America
(Special from NorthStarNews Today) — In The Color of Law (published by Liveright in May 2017), Richard Rothstein argues with exacting precision and fascinating insight how segregation in America—the incessant ...
Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson, the International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., gives remarks on Capitol Hill during a press conference about the recent suspected hate crime at American University in Washington, D.C.
AKA president, lawmakers condemn racist act at American University
By Lauren Victoria Burke Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) — A day after Taylor Dumpson, who is an African-American woman, was elected to be student body president at American University, nooses and bananas ...
‘State of Black America’: Washington power shift brings ‘dire risk’ to economic, social progress
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Now more than 100 days since the inauguration of President Donald Trump and a Republican-dominated Congress, the “shift of power and priorities in ...
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Former President Obama unveils model of his Presidential museum
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) — Former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama on Wednesday showed off a model of the Obama Presidential Center, ...
Resisting mass incarceration by bringing Black women home for Mother’s Day
By Rebekah Barber Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) — In the United States, nearly 80 percent of incarcerated women are mothers, most of whom have been accused of only minor offenses. ...
Black journalists launch program to improve the image of Black men
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) — The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) has launched a new program to change the lives and images of black men ...
CBC lists 100 Trump actions in 100 Days — to the detriment of Black progress
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — The Congressional Black Caucus has released a list of 100 actions taken by President Donald Trump during his first 100 days that the ...
Obamas donating $2 million to South Side summer jobs program
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) – Former President Barack Obama has been criticized within his own party for pocketing a $400,000 check for speaking to some Wall ...

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