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Meet the First Black female Owner of a male professional basketball league (not a team,  but a league!)

The Basketball League (TBL), a new professional basketball league, will make its debut for the 2019 season. As part of the launch the TBL has recently acquired the North American Premier Basketball league. ...

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Zimbabwean Presidential Candidates Sign Peace Agreement

The agreement signed was their way of promising a peaceful campaign as they gear towards the July elections. ...

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Milwaukee Common Council Approves Historic Settlement with ACLU, with Sweeping Police Reforms to End Unconstitutional Stops and Frisks of Black and Latinx People

Milwaukee voted to approve a settlement of a federal lawsuit brought against the city by a group of Black and Latinx Milwaukee residents, represented by the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Wisconsin, and the law firm of Covington & Burling LLP. Collins v. City of Milwaukee challenged the Milwaukee Police Department’s vast and unconstitutional stop-and-frisk program. ...

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Government Reopens Probe of Emmett Till Slaying

The federal government has reopened its investigation into the slaying of Emmett Till, the Black teenager whose brutal killing in Mississippi shocked the world and helped inspire the civil rights movement more than 60 years ago. ...

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Facebook is facing several lawsuits over alleged racial and age discrimination

Roman-Friedman is one of the lawyers who is litigating the lawsuit on Facebook for race and age discrimination. He and other lawyers are representing workers and other individuals who were denied information about economic opportunities, as well as the Communications Workers of America. ...

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Librarian participates in UNCF Mellon Faculty Institute Black Girls Write/Right the Future

     Clarissa West White, Ph.D, reference/instructional librarian, was invited to participate in the UNCF-Mellon Faculty Institute at Hampton University: Black Girls Write/Right the Future! The Institute focused on scholarly analyses of the work of Black women and girls as they dynamically explore and write about the future.    ...

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Roland Martin: Pleading Our Own Cause

Pleading Our Own Cause ...

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Rep. Barbara Lee Considers Run for Chair of the Democratic Caucus

     Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) said that she’s seriously considering running for Chairman of the Democratic Caucus, the fourth-highest ranking position in Democratic leadership in the United States House of Representatives. ...

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