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Exploding the ‘post-racial’ America myth

By Ashahed M. Muhammad Contributing Writer CHICAGO (Special to the NNPA from The Final Call) — The United States of America is not operating in

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U.S. ‘falling further behind’ on race relations

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — Twenty years after signing the “International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination,”

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The psychological effects of being denied statehood
By Valencia Mohammed Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper) – It’s easy for the majority of Americans, regardless of race, ethnicity and political affiliation to ignore the ...
Serpas resigns amid wave of violence
NOPD Superintendent Ronal Serpas called it quits August 18 after four years at the helm of an embattled police department besieged by a hot of problems and challenges that include ...
New Labor Day tradition taking root in New Orleans
Labor Day Weekend in New Orleans has often been associated with the start of a new school year, family reunions and end-of-the summer barbecues. But if one fledgling group of ...
LePetit Theatre remembers Hurricanes Betsy and Katrina
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer The new season of Le Petit Theatre gets off to an appropriate start; remembering Hurricanes Betsy and Katrina with “Nine Lives: A Musical Witness of New Orleans”, ...
KKK raising money for cop who killed Michael Brown
(Special from The NorthStar News & Analysis) — The South­ern Poverty Law Center, which monitors hate groups, reported that the Missouri Chapter of the Klu Klux Klan is raising money ...
Judge rejects Mayor’s attempt reduce N.O. judgeships
A Baton Rouge judge rejected New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s bid to eliminate the juvenile judge seat held by indicted Orleans Parish Juvenile Court Judge Yolanda King by allowing the ...
Facts about the flow of military gear and tactics to local law enforcement
By Hanqing Chen ProPublica Protests have continued for more than a week since the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Police officers initially met protesters with full riot ...
Blacks lead social justice charge on social media
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Columnist WASHINGTON (NNPA) – What do “Bring Back Our Girls,” “Justice for Trayvon” and “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” have in common? They’re all rallying cries that began on ...

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