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The Major Role The Catholic Church Played in Slavery

     In 2016, Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. offered a public apology after acknowledging that 188 years prior, Jesuit priests sold 272 slaves to save the school from financial ruin. ...

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A Bizarre Tale: An unexplained cop shooting of Black man killed in his home brings tears, fears and questions

He certainly could not have guessed his life would be taken by a Dallas police officer, who had no business in his home. Her gunfire should have been reserved for protecting and serving, and keeping a neighborhood safe from rogue criminals. ...

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Stacey Abrams, Andrew Gillum, Ben Jealous: Black Governor Candidate Become Celebrities in Quest to make history

If elected, Stacey Abrams of Georgia, Ben Jealous of Maryland and Andrew Gillum of Florida would give America its largest number of Black governors ever. ...

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Prisons Strike Across the Country and the Media is Quiet

Prisons Strike Across the Country and the Media is Quiet ...

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NNPA Leadership Awards Honors Legendary Poll Worker and Esteemed Legislators

 “We are here to recognize our brothers and sisters who are truly national leaders and who stand for freedom, justice and equality not when its popular, but when it’s not so popular to be freedom fighters,” said NNPA President and CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. ...

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The NNPA National Leadership Awards

The awards are given to those who have demonstrated leadership in the Black community and support of the Black Press. ...

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Ron DeSantis’ Choice of a Latina Running mate is a pathetic pandering attempt

     In the wake of Andrew Gillum’s historic victory in Florida’s Democratic primary last month, Ron DeSantis (President Donald Trump’s hand-picked successor to Republican Rick Scott) is pandering to weary Latino voters by recruiting State Rep. Jeanette Nuñez as his running mate in his bid to become Florida’s 46th governor. ...

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Another Black Girl Rocks

    “I grew up at a predominately Caucasian school and there was only five percent minority, and I felt out of place so much because of the color of my skin,” Franklin said. “But growing up, I found my love of arts, and through music that helped me to feel positive about myself and about who I was. ...

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With Voting Rights Act weakened, Black church networks seek more voters

     “The attacks on the Voting Rights Act and other setbacks in civil rights have alerted the faith community that we need to take action,” said the Rev. Barbara Williams-Skinner, co-chair of the National African American Clergy Network. “We need to be proactive and not reactive.” ...

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STATEMENT: Chris King is “Deeply Troubled” by DeSantis Attendance at Offensive Conferences

“I’m deeply troubled by Ron DeSantis’ attendance at these offensive conferences. Ron DeSantis has serious questions to answer to Floridians about why he repeatedly chose to attend these events. ...

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