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Fayetteville State University Student Alicia Williams Recognized for Outstanding Leadership

Williams is one of 23 students selected by their campus for the 2017 honor, joining more than 250 college students recognized by the network since the award was first presented in 2006.

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CBC Meets with FBI Director Over ‘Black Identity Extremists’ Report

CBC members, who are also members of the House Committee on Homeland Security, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and the House Committee on the Judiciary, were present at the meeting.

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Hundreds Rallied for Meek Mill, but What about the Rest?

Recently, hundreds of fans and supporters held a rally outside a Philadelphia courthouse, chanting for Robert Rihmeek Williams a.k.a. Meek Mill, to be released. The rapper was sentenced to two to four years in prison …

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racial divides — and some saw people they’d known all their lives lined up on the other side. Those who gazed into the gulf in between were left with the same unsettling sense …

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A Protest in Trump Country Brings Home Nation’s Race Divides

Many lined up along ideological and racial divides — and some saw people they’d known all their lives lined up on the other side. Those who gazed into the gulf in between were left with the same unsettling sense …

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Full Support for NFL Players to Undertake Comprehensive Action To Address Police Shooting Crisis

The request for a meeting comes days after President Trump has continued to attack NFL players who have peacefully chosen to Take a Knee to sustain public awareness around the police shooting crisis …

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Minor Beaten and Raped in Florida Prison Wins Settlement in SPLC And FLS Suit

A minor who was raped and beaten unconscious by other prisoners at Sumter Correctional Institution in Bushnell, Florida will receive $60,000 as part of a legal settlement with a guard who failed to intervene in the assault.

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Core DJs Group Hosts Annual Summit in Phoenix

More than 700 of the nation’s most influential DJs, artists, publicists, models and program directors came together for The Core DJs 28th annual retreat in Phoenix, Ariz. The summit was full of networking, compelling discussions about the industry, showcase performances and club appearances.

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There’s an Insidious Strategy Behind Donald Trump’s Retweets

On Nov. 29, President Trump retweeted a series of videos that purported to depict violence committed by Muslims. They had originated from the account of a far-right British ultranationalist who had been convicted for harassing a Muslim.

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Girlfriend of Philando Castile Awarded $800K — But Officer Who Killed Him Acquitted!

Diamond Reynolds, the woman who live-streamed on Facebook the bloody aftermath of last year’s police shooting of her boyfriend, Philando Castile, will receive an $800,000 settlement from the city of St. Anthony, Minnesota.

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England’s First Black Queen, Sophie Charlotte Born 1744

She married George III of England on September 8, 1761, at the Chapel Royal in St James’s Palace, London, at the age of 17 years of age becoming the Queen of England and Ireland. The Royal couple had fifteen children, thirteen of whom survived to adulthood.

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Magazine Publisher Launches New Lifestyle Blog that Inspires Women of Color to Engage

After 26 years of operating a communications business where she created a local 8-page professional development newsletter that later blossomed into a full-blown business and financial magazine called Onyx Woman …

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“Touched by an Angel” Star Della Reese Dies at 86

Della Reese was the legendary actress and star of the classic movie “Harlem Nights” and the long-running CBS drama “Touched by an Angel,” with memorable appearances in movies like “A Thin Line between Love and Hate” to television shows like “Chico and the Man.”

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