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Black community shocked by Michael Slager mistrial

Last week, the nation was shocked to learn that the jury for the trial of Michael Slager, the North Charleston police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Black motorist as he jogged away from a traffic stop in 2015, could not agree on a murder or manslaughter conviction or any punishment for the officer ...

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Where greatness comes from: An exclusive interview with AHF’s Michael Weinstein

One can imagine that greatness doesn’t have a particular look; it doesn’t have a consistent background, race, upbringing or class. I and fellow journalist Arri Henry, sat amongst greatness when we had the honor of interviewing CEO and Founder of the AIDS Health Foundation (AHF), Michael Weinstein ...

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100 BMOGFL ‘Black Saturday’ so much more fun for hundreds of students and their families!

Like it or not “Black Friday” has become the official start of the holiday season, or even a family tradition, some will say. But local, there is another holiday tradition which began several years ago, which was started by the 100 Black Men of Greater Fort Lauderdale (100BMOGFL), which has had a significant impact on families throughout South Florida. ...

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The high price of imprisonment: A growing list of costs are being passed on to inmates and their families

As incarceration rates continue to grow around the United States, the enormous costs of some prison services are increasingly being paid by those who can least afford it –- the families of inmates. ...

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The Windsor D. Ferguson Memorial Awards

Congratulations to Alvin Anderson, Chloe Hall, Alexis L. Ritchie, and Mahlik Sealey for being The Windsor D. Ferguson Memorial Awards recipients. ...

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From banks to beauty products, the #BuyBlack movement is real

From banks to beauty products, the #BuyBlack movement is real ...

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Black History anniversary for Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

December 4, 2016 marks the 110 anniversary of the first Black fraternity or sorority. ...

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U.S. Senators demand study on federal advertising in Black-Owned Media

Five U.S. Senators have joined the fight for accountability in the federal government’s advertising practices – or lack thereof — when it comes to minority-owned news outlets. ...

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NNPA President Benjamin Chavis recalls Fidel Castro’s fight against Apartheid

A lifelong and dedicated civil rights activist, Chavis knew first-hand the battles of Apartheid and what Castro did to assist the oppressed in South Africa ...

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