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The Rise and Fall of the Associated Negro Press by Gerald Horne
 

For nearly fifty years, the Chicago-based Associated Negro Press (ANP) fought racism at home and grew into an international news organization abroad. At its head stood founder Claude Barnett, one of the most influential African Americans of his day and a gifted, if unofficial, diplomat who forged links with figures as diverse as Jawaharlal Nehru, Zora Neale Hurston, and Richard Nixon.

 

Gerald Horne weaves Barnett’s fascinating life story through a groundbreaking history of the ANP, including its deep dedication to Pan-Africanism. An activist force in journalism, Barnett also helped send doctors and teachers to Africa, advised African governments, gave priority to foreign newsgathering, and saw the African American struggle in global terms.

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Second Annual National Day of Racial Healing Concerts, Proclamations and Programs
 
On Jan. 16, communities across the country celebrated the National Day of Racial Healing (#NDORH) with events and activities as distinct as their participants.

 
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Words Matter: Standing Up to Bigoted Language
 
It has become commonplace to witness a public display of bigoted and offensive language. The latest onslaught, made by the President of the United States in a meeting about immigration …
 
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White Supremacists Praise Trump’s Inflammatory Immigration Remarks
 
The comments elicited gratified responses from white supremacist “leaders” like Richard Spencer, David Duke and Andrew Anglin, as well as from rank and file racists.
 
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America’s Mental Health Depends on Public Employees, The KOSE Way
 
If our families and communities are to thrive, they need an effective system of mental health services. Funding and staffing cutbacks in state systems have jeopardized people affected by mental illnesses.
 
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Conscience and Religious Freedom Division in the HHS Office for Civil Rights
 
Our Constitution’s First Amendment works in tandem with the rights embedded in our other amendments; it should not be used to undermine those other rights, or the right to medical care.
 
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Black-Owned Nursing Academy Offers Nursing Assistant Classes
 
Nurse T is highly regarded by many as a dependable leader whose efficiency and diligence has led to building successful team morale. She spends her leisure time traveling, mentoring and educating …
 
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