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Some faith leaders victimize rape survivors, again

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent Editor’s Note: A woman gets raped every 2 minutes in the United States. According to the U.S. Justice Department,

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Plans for two separate Selma marches cancelled as groups unify

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA) – A very public conflict between the Bridge Crossing Jubilee, Inc., the local group that has been

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In Black Twitter, giving voice and driving the debate
By Sofiya Ballin Contributing Writer PHILADELPHIA (Special to AP from The Philadelphia Inquirer) — If you miss one day of Black Twitter, you’ve missed a revolution — one waged not with smoking ...
Immigration executive order hits ‘speed bump’ say proponents
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Three months after President Barack Obama announced the expansion of federal authority to stave off deportations for millions of undocumented youths and their parents, a federal ...
Black leaders to President: Speak ‘more forcefully’ on race issues
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — In 1903, author, orator and public intellectual W.E.B. DuBois stated, “The problem of the Twentieth Century is the problem of the color-line.” Now 15 ...
Black Caucus discusses agenda in meeting with President
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — The Congressional Black Caucus met with President Barack Obama at the White House ...
Rape’s other victims: Children conceived
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent Editor’s Note: A woman gets raped every 2 minutes in the United States. According to the U.S. Justice Department, nearly one of every five Black ...
Police killings underscore need for reform
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNNPA) – Blacks and Latinos are incarcerated at disproportionately higher rates in part because police target them for minor crimes, according a report titled, “Black ...
Myth that there are more Black men in prison than college is debunked
In a 2013 column for The Root, Howard University professor and Congressional Black Caucus Foundational analyst Ivory A. Toldson said that the myth about there being more Black men ...
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Former U.S. sailor rocks boat with federal lawsuit
By Aatif Ali Bokhari Contributing Writer (Special from Muslim Observer and New America Media) — Being a U.S. sailor allowed Jonathan Berts a chance to travel around the world and study Arabic ...

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