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Ohio Youth Activists and National Allies Unite for 11-Mile Pilgrimage Demanding Federal Justice for John Crawford III

Rallies, Mass Meetings, Community Workshops Planned Until Verdict Announced   Dayton, OH—On Monday, September 23, at 10:00 AM ET, the Ohio Student Association (OSA), The Freedom Side cohort...

Jonathan A. Mason Sr., International President Of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. To Lead Harlem’s Historic African American Day Parade

President Mason joins a stellar group of international leaders to serve as Grand Marshall for one of the country’s longest running parades and festival. This year’s event is celebrating...

Labor Day and African Americans

American History books on most occasions don’t include African Americans. The Labor Day holiday became a Federal Holiday in 1894, yet many Americans don’t know much about this holiday. Labor Day...

Real Crime – No Government Protection to Jail Loan Sharks Today

While the White House and United States government touts and brags about protecting it’s citizens in foreign wars, it offer no protections for it’s citizens against high interest rate...

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...

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...

THE FAMILY OF 19-YEAR OLD KEITH WARREN FOUND HUNG ON A TREE 29 YEARS AGO IN 1986 SEEK TO HAVE CASE RE-OPENED

Keith Warren of Montgomery County, Maryland was found hung on a tree 29 years ago in 1986 Washington, DC (BlackNews.com) — Sean Bell. Amadou Diallo. Trayvon Martin. Keith Warren. These four men...

IS DISCRIMINATION TO BLAME? PIONEERING JUVENILE COURT JUDGE FORCED FROM OFFICE

Cincinnati, OH (BlackNews.com) — As the first African-American woman and the first Democrat to ever become a judge in the juvenile court system of Hamilton County, Ohio, Tracie Hunter had high...

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...

DOROTHY BUCKHANAN WILSON INSTALLED AS INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENT OF ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY, INCORPORATED

Charlotte, NC (BlackNews.com) — Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a business executive, was installed as the 2014-2018 International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority,...