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Can hate be healed?

By Katherine Kam Contributing Writer (Special New America Media) – Can hate be healed? The question has been central to Tim Zaal’s life. When Zaal

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Hate groups on the rise under Pres. Trump

By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer Just days after Heather Heyer was killed protesting a rally of white nationalists held in Charlottesville, the chairman of the

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CBC chairman Richmond talks HBCUs, impeachment and #RootOutRacism
By Lauren Victoria Burke Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) — During a conference call with reporters, Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.), the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), pledged to revisit the debate ...
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Dick Gregory dies at 84
(NNPA)— Legendary civil rights activist and comedian Dick Gregory died August 19. He was 84.
White supremacists at a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, on August 11 and 12
A new generation of white supremacists emerges
By A.C. Thompson ProPublica The white supremacist forces arrayed in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend — the largest gathering of its sort in at least a generation — represented a new incarnation ...
Battle lines drawn in wake of Charlottesville incident
The FBI and federal prosecutors announced Saturday night. Aug. 12, that a civil rights investigation will be opened into the vehicular death of a 32-year-old woman and injuries to 20 ...
Southerners on New Ground’s ‘bail out’ campaign continues the radical tradition of Black August
By Rebekah Barber Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) – A few months ago when activists with the regional queer liberation group Southerners on New Ground (SONG) embarked on their Black ...
Tour against hate makes stop in New Orleans
By James Sebastien Contributing Writer On August 17, New Orleans’ historic Saenger Theatre was visited by Van Jones’ WE RISE AGAINST HATE TOUR. The Crescent City was just one stop on this ...
Civil rights groups urge Black parents to lead on ESSA state plans
By Shayla Simmons Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) – Sirraya Gant, the mother of two sons who graduated from high schools in Washington, D.C. said that getting involved in her older son’s academic ...
'The Talk' television commercial features African-American women discussing the realities of being Black in America and warning their children about racism.
Procter & Gamble’s ‘The Talk’ ad stirs race debate
By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) – Procter & Gamble kicked off the 10th anniversary celebration of the “My Black is Beautiful” campaign by releasing a commercial titled “The Talk,” ...

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