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Opposition Mounts for Trump’s SCOTUS Pick

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2018 NNPA Lifetime Legacy Award Winner Rev. Jesse Jackson pushes for Federal Anti-Lynching Law

      While in town to receive the 2018 Lifetime Legacy Award from the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) at their NNPA Awards National Legacy Awards Black Tie Gala and Annual Convention in Norfolk, Virginia, Rev. Jackson spoke to NNPA publishers about the need to adopt legislation to address the despicable act of lynching. ...

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Police Killing of Antwon Rose Tests Pittsburgh’s Long-frustrated Black Community

Over the next several days, outraged protesters took over thoroughfares, disrupted rush hour and shouted from the steps of the county courthouse, demanding that the white officer who killed the Black teenager be charged. ...

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Black WWII Soldier Denied Officer Status Becomes Commissioned Lieutenant 76 Years Later at 98-Years-Old

     John Edward James Jr., 98, completed his officer training in 1942 but was denied his bars because of his race, WHYY-FM reported. ...

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Lt. General Darryl Williams to Become West Point’s First Black Superintendent in 216-Year History

     Lt. Gen. Darryl A. Williams, a 1983 U.S. Military Academy graduate who has held high-ranking Army posts in Europe and Asia, will become the first Black officer to command West Point in its 216-year history, academy officials have announced. ...

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Heartless! Grandmother – An Oxygen Tank user dies after utility company turns off her power

    Linda Daniels, 68, relied on an oxygen tank powered by electricity to breathe. She died on Thursday in her Newark home after suffering from congestive heart failure, reports ABC7 Chicago. ...

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Texas high school student, destiny Brannon, stripped of valedictorian title and $25,000 scholarship after speech criticizing subpar teachers

     However, Destiny Brannon’s hopes for the future quickly came crashing down when DeSoto High School officials told her they miscalculated her final rankings and she was fourth in her class instead of first. ...

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Give Blacks Equal Voting Rights: Put an End to Schemes That Dilute the Black Vote, Black Leaders Say

Put an End to Schemes That Dilute the Black Vote, Black Leaders Say ...

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