White Texas police officer suspended after arrest of mother and daughter

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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

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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 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 ...
Protestors to rally in opposition to Trump
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer The inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump will be met by protests from New Orleans women in both Washington, D.C. and in the Crescent City. On January 21, the ...
In final address: President Obama says ‘post racial’ America was ‘never realistic’
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer ( — In a tearful televised address before a passionate and exuberant Chicago audience, President Barack Obama gave his departing speech Tuesday night, imploring African ...
St. Louis police group wants teen’s artwork removed from U.S. Capitol
By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Newswire Contributor On December 29, Fox News personality Eric Bolling spoke out against a painting by a high school artist and constituent of Rep. Lacy Clay ...

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