‘Corrected’ Boston school maps gives new look for Africa

( — In an age of “fake news” and “alternative facts,” authorities in the city of Boston believe their new school map offers something closer

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The South’s political clout is rising under Trump

By Chris Kromm Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) — In the 2016 elections, Southern states delivered 160 Electoral College votes to Donald Trump, more

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Bill Cosby, who was known as ‘America’s dad’ finally breaks his silence
By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) — Bill Cosby is blind. It’s been more than two years since the embattled, television and film legend, who was once known as “America’s Dad,” ...
In the heat of the night
By Edmund W. Lewis The Louisiana Weekly Editor Even days after news spread of the City of New Orleans’ clandestine mission to take down a monument that commemorates an attempt by white ...
America needs — and desperately wants — comprehensive infrastructure investment
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, The National Urban League Earlier last month, the voters of Kansas City, Missouri, handily approved three ballot questions that will allow the city to borrow and invest ...
Calling on all sororities and fraternities
By James Clingman Columnist Remember that line in New Jack City? “This ain’t personal; this is business.” And at the end of the movie, Ice T ...
Jeff Sessions is rolling back basic rights
By Jesse Jackson Columnist As Donald Trump nears the end of his first 100 days, media commentary focuses primarily on how little he has achieved in comparison to other presidents. ...
Report highlights discrimination in housing practices
By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer When former North Shore resident Denise Thornton decided to look for a new place to live near New Orleans, she figured it wouldn’t be too hard. She ...
Lessons from Fox and O’Reilly
By Julianne Malveaux Columnist Former Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly, the man whose lofty ratings were responsible for the growth of the network, is no longer on the air. Revelations ...
Lawmakers seek stronger monitoring of racial disparities in car insurance premiums
By Lauren Kirchner ProPublica Six Democratic members of Congress are urging Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to appoint a director for the Federal Insurance Office, which monitors access of minority and low-income Americans ...

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