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Obama assails new administration’s reversal of DACA
( — For the first time since leaving the White House in January, former President Barack Obama has issued a full statement in response to an action by President Trump. ...
Battles over racist symbols and monuments spread
Several weeks after a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. ended in the death of a 32-year-old woman and injuries to 20 others, the nation continues to find itself embroiled ...
On Aug. 19, members of Black Youth Project 100 staged a protest at the New York monument to Dr. James Marion Sims, an Alabama surgeon who performed surgeries on enslaved women without anesthesia. There are also monuments to Sims in Alabama and South Carolina.
Monuments to the father of gynecology honor brutality against Black women
By Rebekah Barber Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) — Once again, white-supremacist violence — like that which killed Heather Heyer and injured dozens of others last month during the “Unite ...
Thousands of clergy march from the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial toward the U.S. Department of Justice on August 28. It was an outcry to the Trump Administration on the 54th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington.
Thousands of ministers march for justice and peace, against ‘political laryngitis’
By Alant Millow Contributing Writer ( — More than one thousand religious leaders from across the nation gathered Monday morning at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in a “Minister’s March for ...
White supremacists joked about using cars to run over opponents before Charlottesville
By George Joseph ProPublica Nearly a month before a car driven by an alleged neo-Nazi plowed into counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Aug. 12, white supremacists planning the “Unite the Right” ...
Can hate be healed?
By Katherine Kam Contributing Writer (Special New America Media) – Can hate be healed? The question has been central to Tim Zaal’s life. When Zaal was 17, he and his friends went ...
Hate groups on the rise under Pres. Trump
By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer Just days after Heather Heyer was killed protesting a rally of white nationalists held in Charlottesville, the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus announced fellow lawmakers would ...
CBC chairman Richmond talks HBCUs, impeachment and #RootOutRacism
By Lauren Victoria Burke Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) — During a conference call with reporters, Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.), the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), pledged to revisit the debate ...

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