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Hundreds mourn Alton Sterling at Baton Rouge funeral; Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton call for peace and justice

Hundreds of mourners filed past his gleaming silver casket and paid their respects to the Black father of five who was pinned to the pavement outside the Triple S convenience store ...

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Baltimore officer acquitted of all charges in Freddie Gray case

BALTIMORE — A judge on Monday found the highest-ranking officer charged in Freddie Gray’s arrest and death not guilty on all counts, dealing a devastating blow to prosecutors, who have now tried four of the six officers initially indicted without winning a conviction. Judge Barry G. Williams acquitted Lt. Brian Rice, 42, of manslaughter, reckless endangerment and misconduct in office after a week-long bench ...

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NCBW National President E. Faye Williams congratulates Secretary Hillary Clinton

The National Congress of Black Women (NCBW) salutes Secretary Hillary Clinton on her historic accomplishment as the first woman Presidential nominee of a major US political party ...

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Buffalo Soldiers celebrate 150th anniversary

The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum has a reason to celebrate. A century and a half ago Black soldiers called “Buffalo Soldiers” first served in the American military. ...

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Progressive National Baptist Convention to focus on voting rights during 55th Annual Session in New Orleans

The Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. (PNBC) will celebrate its 55th Annual Session in New Orleans from Aug 7-14, 2016 ...

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New Alton Sterling Full Video

Alton Sterling, 37, was shot after a confrontation with officers outside a Baton Rouge convenience store, police say ...

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