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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...

Israel’s Wealthy Class Continues To Bomb Poor Families, Women and Children in Palestine

It’s been over three weeks since oldest and the most famous biblical family feud between two brothers began bombing each other again. Israel has been bombing Palestine claiming they are protecting...

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,...

Responses to Mental Health America’s Online Screening Program Show Significant Need, Interest in Mental Health Services among Racial, Ethnic Minorities

July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — There is significant interest and need in mental health services among people...

Israel Vows No Let-up on Bombing Gaza as Palestinian Death Toll tops 170

Israel continues to bomb as defiant Hamas continues to send lower technology rockets at Israel. No Israelis have been killed as a result of rockets sent by Hamas. Israeli bombs have killed over 30...

Five Arrested for Protesting Mass Criminalization of Youth

Arrests Followed “Freedom Side” Silent March to Highlight the Criminalization of Young People of Color NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Five organizers with the Freedom Side network were arrested today while...

GLENDA NEWELL-HARRIS, M.D. ELECTED NATIONAL PRESIDENT OF THE LINKS, INCORPORATED

Washington, DC (BlackNews.com) — The Links, Incorporated and The Links Foundation, Incorporated have elected Glenda Newell-Harris, M.D., as its 16th national president. The election of...

Ray Nagin is Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

June 9, 2014 – New Orleans Mayor Nagin, made famous during Hurricane Katrina has been convicted and sentenced on federal corruption charges. Even though no evidence was presented that Nagin...