Woman who falsely accused Emmett Till will avoid prosecution

By Erick Johnson Contributing Writer Editor’s Note: In The Louisiana Weekly’s February 6 – 12 issue, the Front Page article, “Emmett Till’s accuser admits it

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The Reverend Darrell Scott, pastor of the New Spirit Revival Center in Cleveland.

Black pastor delivers ‘fake news’ at Trump White House Black History Month meeting

(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — The Reverend Darrell Scott, pastor of the New Spirit Revival Center in

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Emmett Till’s accuser admits it was all a lie
By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (The Washington Informer/NNPA Member) — More than six decades after the horrific, racially-motivated murder of Emmett Till, the white woman who accused the Chicago teenager ...
Lawyers’ Committee go on red alert as Trump administration rolls back Civil Rights
By Lauren Victoria Burke Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire Contributor) — Pres. Donald Trump began his first term by attempting to roll back the civil rights gains that occurred under his predecessor, ...
Activists attending the Women's March on January 20 are shown wrapped around the new National Museum for African American History and Culture.
Women’s March inspires millions to demand justice in Trump Era
By Brittany Webb Contributing Writer ( — A sea of pink hats, signs proclaiming “Black Lives Matter,” gay-rights flags and posters with all sorts of demands of justice filled the crowd ...
Hate crimes vastly under-reported by victims, law enforcement
By Sunita Sohrabji Contributing Writer (Special from India West and New America Media) — Hate crimes against immigrant communities — which have seen a spike in the past two years — are ...
Black immigration group ready to battle Trump
(NorthStarNews Today) — The Black Alliance for Just Immigration, a national network that advocates for Black immigrants, announced that it will fight President Donald Trump’s plans to restrict immigration of ...
Dr. Dorothy Height to be honored on U.S. postage stamp
( — On Feb. 1, the U.S. Postal Service will kick off 2017 Black History Month with the issuance of the Dorothy Height Forever stamp to honor the civil rights ...
U.S. Senate fails on diversity
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, The National Urban League Since our founding in 1910, the National Urban League has been focused on economic civil rights and empowerment issues. At the core of economic ...
The tears
By Dr. E. Faye Williams Columnist Where has the time gone? Eight years have gone by much too soon. As the days pass, the more I find myself filled ...

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