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New Senate bill would cut legal immigration by half

By Sunita Sohrabji Contributing Writer (Special from India-West and New America Media) — Sens. Tom Cotton, R-Arkansas, and David Perdue, R-Georgia, proposed the Reforming American

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SCLC pavillion commemorating the founding of the civil rights organization on the horizon

By Charmaine Jackson and Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writers Grover Mouton had been invited to lend his architectural expertise to the commemoration of the Civil Rights

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La’Shanda Holmes shows Blacks still defying odds, breaking barriers
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Howard University News Service) — Growing up poor and abandoned Fayetteville, North Carolina, La’Shanda Holmes had no idea where her life ...
President Lyndon Johnson delivered remarks at the Statue of Liberty before signing into law the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965. Inspired by the Civil Rights Movement, the law did away with racial quotas in the U.S. immigration system.
How the Civil Rights Movement opened the door to immigrants of color
By Rebekah Barber Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) – “The very country to which many of our people were taken as slaves during the transatlantic slave trade has now decided to ...
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When the government really did fear a Bowling Green Massacre — from a white supremacist
By A.C. Thompson ProPublica The year was 2012. The place was Bowling Green, Ohio. A federal raid had uncovered what the authorities feared were the makings of a massacre. There were 18 ...
National TV host challenges next generation of activists at Xavier Black History Month lecture
By Kevin Foster Contributing Writer People of color should still aspire to the highest offices despite having the first Black president and should continue to work for change that uplifts the community. ...
Woman who falsely accused Emmett Till will avoid prosecution
By Erick Johnson Contributing Writer Editor’s Note: In The Louisiana Weekly’s February 6 – 12 issue, the Front Page article, “Emmett Till’s accuser admits it was all a lie”, incorrectly identified ...
The Reverend Darrell Scott, pastor of the New Spirit Revival Center in Cleveland.
Black pastor delivers ‘fake news’ at Trump White House Black History Month meeting
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — The Reverend Darrell Scott, pastor of the New Spirit Revival Center in the Cleveland area, a speaker ...
CAROLYN BRYANT
Emmett Till’s accuser admits it was all a lie
By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (The Washington Informer/NNPA Member) — More than six decades after the horrific, racially-motivated murder of Emmett Till, the white woman who accused the Chicago teenager ...
Lawyers’ Committee go on red alert as Trump administration rolls back Civil Rights
By Lauren Victoria Burke Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire Contributor) — Pres. Donald Trump began his first term by attempting to roll back the civil rights gains that occurred under his predecessor, ...

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