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Urgent impact of climate change on Black communities should cause Republican defeat, Black Congressman says

By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — More than a million African-Americans live within a half mile of existing natural gas facilities and that

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Black cop involved in deadly shooting of unarmed Stephon Clark

By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStar-NewsToday.com) — A Black Sacramento, Calif., police officer and his partner shot to death a 22-year-old unarmed

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Civil rights groups sue Homeland Security
By Lauren Victoria Burke Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) — On March 19, several civil rights groups filed suit against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to release the contents of the ...
The FBI — ‘Fidelity, bravery, integrity’ — still working on diversity
By Topher Sanders ProPublica For the FBI, the longstanding failure to diversify its ranks is nothing short of “a huge operational risk,” according to one senior official, something that compromises the agency’s ...
A watershed year for Black women’s political power in the South
By Rebekah Barber Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) — From the onset of the women’s suffrage movement, Black women were among the strongest advocates for universal suffrage. Years before Black feminist ...
Black Caucus capitulations won’t stop Farrakhan, say analysts and activists
By Richard B. Muhammadand Charlene Muhammad Contributing Writers (Special from FinalCall.Com) — The Jewish stranglehold on Black political leaders was manifested when some Congressional Black Caucus members caved in to demands by ...
New EPI study shows no Black progress in 50 years
By Lauren Victoria Burke Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) — Americans were the only group that showed no economic improvement since 2000. They based their conclusions on Census data. This year, there was ...
Bombs kill a black man and a black teenager in Austin, Texas
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) — Three bomb blasts in less than two weeks throughout Austin, Texas, that have killed a Black man and a Black teenager ...
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Black woman is on Canada’s $10 bank note
(Special from NorthStar-News Today) — Canada beat us to it, unveiling March 8 its new $10 bank note bearing the image of Black Nova Scotian Viola Desmond.
NAACP critical of HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s move to change HUD’s mission statement
The NAACP has expressed deep concern about Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson’s move to dilute the agency’s long-standing mission.

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