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Swimming While Black!! Racist man insists Black woman, daughter on vacation to shower because they could contaminate pool

     This is America! And swimming while Black can undoubtedly land you in trouble… ...

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Energy Industry continues to Court Younger, more Diverse Workforce

As workers in the energy sector reach retirement age, the need to recruit, train and hire younger, more diverse talent will increase, dramatically. ...

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White House policy separating children from parents at border likened to‘government sanctioned child abuse’

At a press conference on Capitol Hill today, Melanie Campbell, President and CEO of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) and Convener of the Black Women’s Round-table (BWR), joined a number of other prominent civil rights leaders in criticizing the Trump Administration’s current policy of separating immigrant children from their parents at the Mexican Border. ...

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Chicago Reader now Black-owned thanks to Dorothy Leavell

[caption id="attachment_69052" align="alignleft" width="197"] NNPA Chairman Dorothy Leavell said that she wants to expand the Chicago Reader’s long-form, investigative reporting. (Worsom Robinson/NNPA)[/caption] Chicago Reader now Black-owned thanks to Dorothy Leavell By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor)       Dorothy Leavell, the fiery and fearless chairman of the National Newspaper Publishers Ass ...

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NAACP now accepting applications for 2019 NEXTGEN Leadership Program

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is now accepting applications for the NAACP Next Generation program (NEXTGEN), the nation’s premier young adult leadership training program. ...

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NNPA, Chevrolet Launch 2018 ‘Discover the Unexpected’ Journalism Fellowship in Detroit

Chevrolet and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) have teamed up once again for the “Discover the Un-expected” (DTU) Journalism Fellowship program. The fellowship, in its third year, gives students attending Historically, Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) the opportunity of a lifetime: an eight-week, immersive training experience with the Black Press. ...

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Civil Rights activists and Organizations Demand Justice for Brutalized Black Patrons of Waffle House

Several organizations, including Women’s March, National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC), 100 Black Men, and civil rights leaders are advising Black people and LGBTQIA+/same gender loving (SGL) people to avoid Waffle House restaurants following a string of incidents of racial and homophobic bias and discrimination. ...

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Lawsuit Filed to Block Obama Presidential Center in Chicago

      Days before the Chicago Plan Commission approved plans for the Obama Presidential Center, a federal lawsuit was filed to block the proposed $500 million facility that will be built in Jackson Park. ...

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Angela Davis’ papers acquired by Harvard’s Schlesinger Library

     Angela Davis is one of the great names in both counter-culture activism and feminism, and Good Black News reports that her life will now be memorialized at Harvard University, which recently acquired a treasure trove of her documents, letters, papers, photos. ...

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