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Southern Poverty Law Center calls for Congressional hearings on threat of domestic terrorism

(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Southern Poverty Law Center) — The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has urged the Homeland Security

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Pres. Obama urged to appoint Reparations Commission

By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – In the wake of the mass murder of nine Black church members in Charleston, S.C. and

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Black Christians and Muslims unite around burned churches
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – In the last week of June, as the nation was still mourning and mulling over the massacre at Emanuel A.M.E. Church in ...
Slavery linked to school segregation in the South
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – There is a direct correlation between the geographic concentration of slavery and today’s K-12 school segregation, according to a new study.
SCOTUS approves controversial drug used for lethal injections
By Linda Poulson Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper) – In a 5-4 decision on June 29, the U.S. Supreme Court determined as constitutional, the use of a ...
Study: Prosecutors are a white boys club
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer Only 4% of prosecutors are Black men; 1% are Black women (Special from NorthStar News Today) – When Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby stepped before ...
Public monuments: Government must send the right message
By Marjorie R. Esman Guest Columnist If the past few weeks are any indication, the debate over public emblems like the Confederate flag and monuments to the Confederacy may be having its ...
Confederate flag sales soar after church shooting
By Amen Oyiboke Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the Los Angeles Sentinel) — Rising conversations about the origin and history of the Confederate flag continues to be a topic on ...
Bill Cosby isn’t laughing
(Special from NorthStar News Today) – For comedian Bill Cosby, it’s no longer a laughing matter. Cosby swore in a 2005 deposition that he drugged a woman with Quaaludes before having ...
Report: Domestic extremists deadlier than Jihadists since 9/11 attacks
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — In the years since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, nearly twice as ...

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