When cops hide behind badges to kill Blacks

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — In 1965, Tuskegee Institute in Alabama was a hotbed for social protest and bred students passionate

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National ‘STEM’ expert: 21st-century doctors must also know the Arts

By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer ( – When Dr. Freeman Hrabowski was only 15 years old, he was in college and graduated at the

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Justin McDaniels shares a memory for the I, Too, Am OSU campaign, which he helped launch last month.  Photo courtesy of I, Too, Am OSU. Patterned after I, Too, Am Harvard
College students launch campaign to raise visibility
By Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – If anyone thought the election of Barack Obama, or the rise of the multi-racial Millennial generation, marked the beginning of a post-racial America, ...
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Bill Clinton says voter ID laws undermine civil rights progress
By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief AUSTIN, TEXAS (NNPA) — Former President Bill Clinton praised President Lyndon B. Johnson for signing the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the 1965 Voting Rights Act ...
African Americans say ‘parent involvement’ is key to success of a school
By George White Contributing Writer (Special from New America Media) – The “lack of parental involvement” is the biggest issue affecting Black students’ quality of education. That is one of major findings in ...
Some say King assassination should become ‘Day of Remembrance’
By Brelaun Douglas Contributing Writer ( — Approximately 6 p.m. central time. April 4, 1968. Lorraine Motel, Memphis, Tenn. A shot rings out. A body hits the floor. Civil Rights Leader Martin ...
U.S. looks to Europe to make oil refineries safer
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Domestic oil refiners can learn from Europe as pressure grows to reduce accidents at plants in Louisiana and the nation, safety experts say. After a string ...
America’s war against Black Power
By Charlene Muhammad Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Final Call) – Human rights activists are calling on the government to grant amnesty and unconditional freedom to all political ...
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National Baptist candidate calls Black Church too passive, disconnected
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer ( – Tallahassee, Fla. Pastor Dr. R.B. Holmes, a leading activist against hazing and the infamous “stand your ground” laws, has an­nounc­ed his candidacy for ...
Teaching Tolerance publishes guide for teaching the Civil Rights Movement
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from SPLC) — In the wake of a report that found state expectations for teaching the Civil Rights Movement remain woefully inadequate, the ...

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