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Why the Federal Government Isn’t Prosecuting the Officer Who Choked Eric Garner

The Justice Department won’t file federal charges against the New York City police officer who put Eric

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NAMAD Honors James Farmer with Lifetime Achievement Award

  After a half-century in the automobile industry, James Farmer has certainly seen it all. And,

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Dr. Patrice Harris Sworn-in as the American Medical Association’s First Black Female President

In June, Dr. Patrice A. Harris, a psychiatrist from Atlanta, was sworn-in as the 174th president

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Will Packer Drama, ‘Ambitions’ Brings Star Power to OWN

Entertainment juggernaut Will Packer, the man behind hit films like Girls Trip, Straight Outta Compton, Little, Stomp the Yard, Ride Along,

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In Memoriam: Community Honors Sadie Roberts-Joseph

BATON ROUGE (The Drum/NNPA)—For more than three decades, Sadie Roberts-Joseph was an exceptional force of civic and cultural

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Unrest Over Brandon Webber Shooting Leaves Many Questions, Few Answers

Tennessee State Rep. Antonio Parkinson (D-Memphis) recalled the grim day that he witnessed violence outside of

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Philadelphia Fires 13 Officers for Racist Facebook Posts

Police officers in Philadelphia and St. Louis are paying a heavy price for their acts of

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Two Black High School Students Make History at Harvard University

Atlanta, GA — DJ Roman and Keith Harris, who are both high school students from Atlanta, recently

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Over 500 Black Authors Attended This Conference – Some Are Bestsellers!

Chicago, IL — From sold-out audiences in Detroit three years in a row, to packed rooms in

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Grandma Missing for 5 Days Found Alive by Her Grandson

Charlotte, NC — Sandra Adams, a 69-year old grandmother from North Carolina who was reported missing for

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Facebook Hearing Is Only the First Step in Our Oversight and Legislative Process

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, delivered the following opening

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U.S. House Votes to Condemn President Trump’s Use of Social Media to Spread Racist Messages

On July 16, the U.S. House voted 240-187 to condemn the racist language of Donald Trump

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