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Moral courage is standing up for what is right

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA News Wire Columnist On Wednesday, January 11, Senator Cory A. Booker (D-NJ) and Representative John Lewis (D-GA) joined the list

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Google Fiber’s war on African-American communities

By Khalil Abdullah Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Google has long been seen as a visionary company, one that has ushered in a host of innovations

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Comcast accepting proposals for two new African American-owned independent networks
(TriceEdneyWire.com) —Comcast Cable has announced it is now accepting proposals for two substantially African American-owned, independent networks that it will launch in select Comcast markets by January 2019. ...
White Texas police officer suspended after arrest of mother and daughter
(EURweb.com) — The white Texas police officer who was seen on video arresting a Black mother and daughter over an argument about a child littering has been suspended for 10 ...
Conservatives plot their course on the rising ‘sea of red’ in state capitals
By Robert Faturechi ProPublica Shortly after the November election, with the nation’s political attention focused on the Trump transition, an influential advocacy group met outside Washington to discuss how to leverage the ...
President Obama praised for helping the wrongfully convicted
(Special from North-StarNews Today) — The Innocence Project has praised President Barack Obama, his executive staff, leaders throughout federal agencies and a bipartisan Congress for policies supporting the innocent and ...
Increased health risks for isolated elders
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer Part II Recent studies show that prolonged isolation from society represents the same health risks as smoking 15 cigarettes a day, and that deep loneliness can greatly ...
Thank you, President Obama
By David Muhammad New America Media Columnist The night, eight years ago, that Barack Obama was elected the 44th President of the United States was euphoric. At an election watch party in ...
Civil Rights at risk under Sessions
By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Confirmation hearings for Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, named by Donald Trump to be attorney general of the United States, will begin on Jan. 10, before Trump ...
St. Aug’s legacy on display at Smithsonian
When the Smithsonian Museum of African-American History and Culture opened last year, President Barack Obama and other Black leaders celebrated the power the institution would have to chronicle the stories ...

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