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Henry Louis Gates Jr., Guest Speaker for Fayetteville State University’s 151st Founders’ Day

Gates will serve as guest speaker for Fayetteville State University’s (FSU) 151st Founders’ Day on April 5, 2018. The event will be held at 2 p.m. in J.W. Seabrook Auditorium on the FSU campus.

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Baton Rouge Police Not Charged for Alton Sterling’s Killing

Alton Sterling was shot to death by two Baton Rouge police officers who were on top of him as he lay on the ground. He became the 122nd Black person to be killed by U.S. law enforcement in 2016.

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John Boyega Leads Pacific Rim Uprising Solid Sci-Fi Flick

Boyega’s empowering performance gets key support from his young, almost equally feisty sidekick, as played by Cailee Spaeny. You never doubt her grit, nor that this kid could be so brave.

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Students Demand End to NRA’s Stranglehold, Stronger Democracy Key to Gun Control

The National Rifle Association’s (NRA) influence over Washington goes well beyond campaign contributions to specific legislators, according to the study, titled “Power Shift: How People Can Take On the NRA.”

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Make Your Public Comment: Stop the Trump Administration From Putting Religion Above Health

Religious liberty is not a license to discriminate and harm. Yet Trump’s Department of Health and Human Services wants to let health care providers use their religious beliefs to justify turning away patients in need.

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NAACP to Join With Students From Across the Nation for Saturday’s March for Our Lives

This coming Saturday, March 24, the Youth and College Division of the NAACP will join hands with the children, youth and families of the newly formed #NeverAgain movement and Everytown for Gun Safety.

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10 Billion Reasons to Attend the 4th Quarter Readiness Small Business Conference

The 4th Quarter Readiness Small Business Conference will provide two action-filled days of learning, networking, engaging leaders in Federal contracting, and exhibitions.

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Top 10 Scholarship Programs That Every Black Woman Should Know About

Scholarship programs around the world help students obtain much-needed financial aid. Many of these programs, however, are specifically for women. And some of them are just for Black and other minority women.

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Teens Take Their Youth Empowerment Tour on the Road to Empower, Inspire and Educate

“Youth Empowerment Tour” creating a forum where the youth can openly address the many issues that affect their communities, schools, and households every day.

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Blacks in the Military: We Must Defend Those Who Defend Us

By Attorney Ben Crump – I have spent my career working to bring justice to African Americans and all people of color, just as Colonel Young spent his life dispelling common myths about what blacks were capable of …

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Student Walkouts Are Happening. Now What?

By providing a framework for young people in the discussion of their societal concerns, educators model the path to active participation in our democracy. Students are following these events in real-time …

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Black Press Honors Senator Kamala Harris with 2018 Newsmaker of the Year Award

As San Francisco’s district attorney, Harris worked to reduce recidivism by offering nonviolent, low-level drug trafficking defendants job training and other life skills education …

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