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The Old Outdated Grand Jury System Provides No Justice for African Americans

By Millard Hampton Jr. One of the first known documents of a Grand Jury took place in a mono-cultured and mono-religious community in 1166 when Henry II was King of England. Since then most every...

Culture Worrier – Reflections on Race, Politics and Social Change

Book Review by Kam Williams “These pages represent some of the valuable lessons I’ve learned about people and media over the past three decades. Among them: 1) Politics is more than a game. 2)...

Child Slavery Alive and Well in Each Bite of Chocolate you Eat this Halloween

The delicious candy bars you eat which can lead to tooth decay, diabetes, cancer, heart disease and Alzheimers contain chocolate extracted from child slavery and processed sugar. The combination of...

COUNCILWOMAN CHARLES, DEPUTY MAYOR LEON, COUNCILWOMAN HUNTER AND MAYOR JACKSON DEMAND JUSTICE DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATION INTO RAMAPO WARD SCHEME

Current & Former Minority Elected Officials: Ward Referendum on 9/30 Would End 27-Year Black Representation on Town Board   New City, NY (BlackNews.com) — Leading African-American and...

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Announced President Barack Obama as the keynote speaker for the 44th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) Phoenix Awards Dinner

WASHINGTON — The 44th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) Phoenix Awards Dinner will take place, 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 27 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC....

Anchoring the National Conversation on Race

The “Ferguson, Missouri” Interview With Kam Williams CNN’s Don Lemon has anchored and reported many breaking on-the-scene news stories, including the George Zimmerman trial, the Boston marathon...

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...

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...

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...

Sex, Politics and Race: ANITA: SPEAKING TRUTH TO POWER on DVD June 24

ANITA: SPEAKING TRUTH TO POWER 77 minutes, documentary, color, 2014 A film by Freida Mock DVD Bonus Materials: Finding Home: A speech at the University of South Carolina • Speaking Truth to Power:...