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Widespread problems reported to Election Protection hotline

On Tuesday, Nov. 7, Election Protection, the nation’s largest nonpartisan voter-protection coalition, led by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, provided live assistance

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Law enforcement agencies unveil new plan to combat violent crime

Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies recently announced a joint effort aimed at more effectively and efficiently handling violent crime investigations in the New

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White supremacists share bomb-making materials online
By A.C. Thompson and Ali Winston ProPublica Right-wing extremists communicating in confidential online chats in recent months have shared scores of documents detailing the manufacture and use of bombs, grenades, mines and ...
National reparations conference to convene in N.O.
Attendees will include reparations pioneer John Conyers, actor-activist Danny Glover and daughters of Frantz Fanon and Kwame Nkrumah As the issue of reparations for the historical crimes of African enslavement ...
In this 1976 White House photo Manafort shakes President Gerald Ford's hand.
Manafort’s role in the Republicans’ notorious ‘Southern Strategy’
By Sue Sturgis Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) – As part of the ongoing probe into Russian efforts to help Donald Trump in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Special Counsel Robert ...
Groups urge UN to protect human rights in the U.S.
On October 23, 1947, the NAACP submitted a petition, “An Appeal to the World” edited by noted scholar and justice advocate William Edward Burghardt DuBois that asked the United Nations ...
The Voter Fraud Commission wants your data — but experts say they can’t keep it safe
By Jessica Huseman and Derek Willis ProPublica The voter-fraud-checking program championed by the head of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity suffers from data security flaws that could imperil the safety ...
Racism flourishes in the American South
By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) – Race relations in the United States, especially in the South, are plagued by troubling examples of the challenges that face the nation, ...
Members of the cast of Mudbound walked the red carpet during the film's premiere during New Orleans Film Festival on Saturday, October 14. From left: Lucy Faust, Frankie Smith, Joshua J. Williams, Piper Blair and Kennedy Derision. Photo by Tyra Johnson.
Mudbound premieres at New Orleans Film Festival
[caption id="attachment_26758" align="alignright" width="600"] Members of the cast of Mudbound walked the red carpet during the film's premiere during New Orleans Film Festival on Saturday, October 14. From left: Lucy ...
NAACP calls out FBI’s latest report on ‘Black extremists’
(NNPA Newswire) – According to a journalistic investigation by the news outlet Foreign Policy (FP) the FBI’s counterterrorism division has identified a new threat—Black identity extremists (BIE). The FBI’s assessment ...

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