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Black graduates face a tough job market

By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — College graduates will enter a job market this year that is better than it has been

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Chicago cops Jerome Finnigan (l) and Timothy McDermott (r) pose police station with an unidentified Black man wearing deer antlers as though they killed a wild animal.

The mentality of some cops and how they think of Blacks

By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStar News Today) — A Cook County, Ill., judge has released a photo of two Chicago cops

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Cleveland cop Michael Brelo fired 49 times into a car holding Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams, its unarmed occupants. A judge found Brelo not guilty of manslaughter.
Recent acquittal is more evidence that Black lives don’t matter
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStar News Today) — Last month, African-American men received more evidence that Black lives don’t matter to police, judges, prosecutors and ...
Town will honor forgotten NAACP official on the 75th anniversary of his murder
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStar News Today) — Elbert Williams, the first NAACP official murdered for attempting to restore voting rights for African-American residents of majority Black Hayward ...
Poverty still major affliction for Blacks
By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the Washington Informer) – Black America is in a state of emergency, and what’s happened in Baltimore, Ferguson, Missouri, and ...
Obama bans distribution of military equipment to local police departments
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — President Obama last week announced steps to demilitarize local police, limiting and outright banning ...
Local activists join families in renewed call for equal justice
A coalition of grassroots activists, civil rights leaders and justice advocates joined New Orleans families near the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office recently in a renewed call for equal justice. ...
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Myth of the ‘absent’ Black dad refuted
By Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Contrary to the myth, though Black men are more likely to live apart from their children than whites, they are more involved in the ...
Researchers find Black mortality rates higher in racist locales
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — A groundbreaking study led by researchers from the University of Maryland College Park’s ...
Passage of Voting Rights Act was to fix an ‘American problem’
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Fifty years after the 1965 signing of the Voting Rights Act, local civil rights groups marked the event with a presentation May 19 at the headquarters of ...

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