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Parents and Students Announce Plan to Boycott Newark Public Schools Because of Discriminatory “One Newark” Plan

In Solidarity with National Education Justice Group Journey 4 Justice and Part of National Week of Action Urging Support for Community Driven Quality Schools NEWARK, NJ – Today, at the site of the...

North Carolina NAACP to Appeal Federal Judge’s Ruling in Battle Over State’s Voter Suppression Law

WASHINGTON – Fighting to protect the right to vote for all North Carolinians this November, the North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP filed an appeal today in the legal battle over H.B. 589,...

Today the North Carolina NAACP and the Forward Together Moral Movement Kick Off Seven Days of Moral Action by Standing Up for Working Families at the State Capitol

Groups in 12 other states are mobilizing similar campaigns at their state capitols on Friday, Aug. 22 through Thursday, Aug. 28 RALEIGH – Across the South and the nation, justice-loving groups in...

An open Letter to President Obama and America, regarding Michael Brown

By Attorney Roy Miller If you know what is good for you, look the other way. But, I don’t think people are looking the other way. Probable Cause: We are convinced that a crime was committed with...

Gentleman Jim Clyburn

The “Blessed Experiences” Interview with Kam Williams James Enos Clyburn made history in 1993 when he became the first African-American to represent South Carolina in the House of Representatives...

Why Black Models Matter?

By Jeremy Bamidele The Council of Fashion Designers of America, issued a statement declaring, “the most powerful message is one of diversity.”  Yet, year after year the amount of black models...

Ebola the Trojan Horse

By Jeremy Bamidele Slow responses on the behalf of West African nations and the international community have allowed the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa to transition into a full scale international...

MISS BLACK US AMBASSADOR PAGEANT KICKS-OFF DESIGN ESSENTIALS® “STRENGTH TO SHINE” WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT INITIATIVE WITH THE NEW HYDRIENCE ARGAN COLLECTION

Design Essentials Salon Systems NEW Hydrience Argan Collection aims to support and offer beauty services to women’s empowerment organizations, groups and events Atlanta, GA (BlackNews.com) —...

Trying to Understand What Makes Sense

By William Spriggs Last month, a United Nations panel held that cutting off water to Detroit residents suffering from high unemployment rates and low incomes, leaving them unable to afford their...

Families Are Turned Away After Waiting for Hours to Enroll Their Children in New Orleans Public Schools

Ten More Community Organizations Call for Resignation of State Superintendent of Education John White NEW ORLEANS – Last week, hundreds of mostly African-American families rose before dawn to stand...