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U.S. ‘falling further behind’ on race relations

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — Twenty years after signing the “International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination,”

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The psychological effects of being denied statehood

By Valencia Mohammed Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper) – It’s easy for the majority of Americans, regardless of race, ethnicity

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KKK raising money for cop who killed Michael Brown
(Special from The NorthStar News & Analysis) — The South­ern Poverty Law Center, which monitors hate groups, reported that the Missouri Chapter of the Klu Klux Klan is raising money ...
Facts about the flow of military gear and tactics to local law enforcement
By Hanqing Chen ProPublica Protests have continued for more than a week since the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Police officers initially met protesters with full riot ...
Blacks lead social justice charge on social media
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Columnist WASHINGTON (NNPA) – What do “Bring Back Our Girls,” “Justice for Trayvon” and “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” have in common? They’re all rallying cries that began on ...
Black leaders call for review of police misconduct against Blacks
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Calling it a “Unified Statement of Action to Promote Reform and Stop Police Abuse” civil rights leaders last week released a statement in the ...
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Police shootings of unarmed Black men a national problem
The recent shootings of Michael Brown, Ezell Ford and Eric Garner underscore the danger Black men and boys face when they cross paths with law enforcement officers.
Black women-owned businesses are up by 258 percent
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — From the rubble of the Great Recession, women business owners are emerging victorious with record growth and economic impact. Even so, women ...
Leaked Fed report alleges Dearborn has second-highest number of terrorists
By Ali Harb Contributing Writer DEARBORN, Mich. (Special from Arab American News and New America Media) — Dearborn has the second-highest number of “known or suspected terrorists” in the country, according to ...
EPA urged to reduce refinery pollution
By LaGloria Wheatfall Contributing Writer HOUSTON (Special from the Houston Defender) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency needs to do more to protect Black, Latino and poor communities from oil refineries ...

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