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Valeria (left) and her sister, Miriam (right), arrived in the United States from Mexico with their mother in 2000 when Valeria was 7 years old. Both sisters currently have DACA status.

Under threat of deportation, dreamers speak out

By Meghan Holmes Contributing Writer Valeria, manager at a New Orleans restaurant, was behind the bar setting up for a shift, when from the television

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Bias against hiring African Americans hasn’t budged

By Hilary Hurd Anyaso Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) – Rates of discrimination against African Americans in field experiments of hiring did not decline

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Forum about racism on college campuses held
By Lauren Victoria Burke and Freddie Allen Contributing Writers (NNPA) — Congressional Democrats, led by Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.), the ranking member on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce and ...
Equifax data breach leaves at least 143 million consumers’ credit at risk
By Charlene Crowell Contributing Writer Record-breaking back-to-back hurricanes in Houston and Florida brought unprecedented winds and rains affecting millions of Americans. Yet another storm just as brutal but financial in nature is ...
Common Core vs. State Standards: What’s the difference?
By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) – Education must be governed by standards to achieve the learning goals that all parents seek for their children, said Dr. Reagan Flowers, a ...
Obama assails new administration’s reversal of DACA
(TriceEdneyWire.com) — 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 (TriceEdneyWire.com) — 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” ...

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