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Bishop Vashti Mckenzie and Stellar Award-Winning Artist Kurt Carr to Headline CBCF Annual Prayer Breakfast

The Prayer Breakfast, a signature event for the CBCF, has welcomed some of the biggest names in gospel and the faith community, including Richard Smallwood and Bishop T.D. Jakes. This year will be no different as the CBCF brings together two powerhouse ministries.

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Stop Police Murders of Black Youth – Civil Rights Leaders Reacted With a Sense of Relief

“The fact that Roy Oliver was even indicted for murder was already a small victory, but to be found guilty and convicted by a jury? These things don’t happen,” said Finessa Hudgens of Dallas. “So, although 15 years may not seem like much…”

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Radiothon raises $37,542 to Help Patients and Families at NHRMC

The New Hanover Regional Medical Center Foundation has raised $37,542 in partnership with Sunny 103.7 for the 10th Annual Caring for Kids Radiothon. The two-day fundraising event occurred August 22-23…

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Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to news reports that the U.S. Department of Education is considering allowing states to use federal tax dollars to purchase guns for teachers.

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Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson’s Response to Secretary DeVos’ Plan to Arm Teachers

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to news reports that the U.S. Department of Education is considering allowing states to use federal tax dollars to purchase guns for teachers.

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“John McCain’s integrity and courage were his greatest virtues. His national leadership example is still needed today not only in the U.S. Senate, but also in every state, city and town across America.”

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NNPA Official Statement on the Passing of Senator John McCain

“John McCain’s integrity and courage were his greatest virtues. His national leadership example is still needed today not only in the U.S. Senate, but also in every state, city and town across America.”

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Black Prisoners Join National Prison Strike

The strike, which began on August 21 is scheduled to end on Sept 9. The dates are symbolic, marking the death of author and activist George Jackson by prison guards at Soledad Prison in California, and the Attica Prison rebellion.

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“Hidden Figures” Katherine Johnson Is 100

Katherine Johnson, who hand-crunched the numbers for America’s first manned space flight – a feat that finally got its Big Screen acknowledgement just two years ago, turned 100 on Sunday, August 26, 2018.

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“I’m starting to appreciate the concept of second-hand grace and I’m not sitting around waiting for that big grace. To have this kind of success and a 7-month-old to carry my name and to marry my best friend … yes, I’m grateful,” he said.

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New CD Shows Peabo Bryson Still ‘Stands for Love’

“I’m starting to appreciate the concept of second-hand grace and I’m not sitting around waiting for that big grace. To have this kind of success and a 7-month-old to carry my name and to marry my best friend … yes, I’m grateful,” he said.

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10-Year Old Violinist, Leah Flynn, Plays Tribute to Aretha Franklin on Her Violin

Born in Brooklyn, Leah currently resides with her parents in Central Florida. She has performed alongside the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, at the NAACP 2016 and 2017 national conventions…

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Fathers Incorporated Organizes Million Fathers March to Promote Fatherhood Engagement and Literacy in Schools

Research shows when fathers are involved in the lives of their children, especially their education, children learn more, perform better in school, and exhibit healthier behavior.

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Interactive Business Pitch Weekend to Bring Funding to Underfunded African American Entrepreneurs

For two days entrepreneurs will learn the finer points of pitching. They will learn how to pitch media outlets their ideas, they will learn how to contact and woo investors…

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Ask Dr. Kevin: Out with the Old, In with a New Understanding to Improve SCD Care

The “Ask Dr. Kevin” series is brought to you by Pfizer Rare Disease in collaboration with the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) to increase understanding of sickle cell disease.

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