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Joseph Sledge, wrongly imprisoned as a young man was released as a senior.

Tortured, jailed Black seniors released – but denied Social Security

By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStar News Today and New America Media) – In an unprecedented move last week, Chicago officials have

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Reparations activists ready for new phase in long struggle

By Linn Washington Jr. Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from North­Star­NewsToday.com) — Racism is a topic that usually divides Black and

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Dealing with the school-to-prison pipeline
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer A group of educators, students, lawyers, city officials and other concerned community members gathered at Loyola Law School recently for a town hall meeting titled, “The ...
Black America missing nearly half of its economic share
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Amidst continued struggles to maintain voting rights, protests to end shootings of unarmed Black males by police and a constant press to lower ...
Racism and stress are killing Black women, say experts
By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGNTON (NNPA) – Racism and gender-bias is killing Black women – literally, according to scholars and health care advocates. During an online discussion that capped a week-long ...
Overwhelming number of white people approve of police striking people
By Terry Shropshire Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the Atlanta Daily World) – Many urbanites probably wonder why instances of police brutality and lethal force keep being levied against citizens ...
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Maya Angelou is the face of the newest Forever stamp
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Less than a year after her death, Maya Angelou has been further immortalized on a U.S. Postal Service commemorative Forever ...
Jury awards $8M to family of Black man who died after altercation with deputies
By Corey Arvin Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from BlackVoiceNews) – A Long Beach jury has awarded $8 million to the family of Daren Dwaine Burley, a 29-year-old father who died ...
Blacks are missing out on ‘Obamacare’ savings
By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — Even as healthcare costs continue to cause concerns for the poor, nearly 40 percent African Ameri­cans and about half of Whites didn’t ...
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Police shot to death 115 people in March, most of them were Black men
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from NorthStar-NewsToday.com) — If Murder Inc. was still operating, the nation’s police would be their top competitor. Murder Inc., which ...

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