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Fifteen Confederate ‘flaggers’ indicted for terroristic threats against Blacks

A Georgia state prosecutor has announced the indictments of 15 people who threatened African-Americans and used racial slurs when they stopped at a family party while cruising around in a convoy of pickup trucks flying Confederate flags ...

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Black churches show support for Obama’s environment plan

Leaders of the nation’s major Black churches — representing nearly 13 million African-American members — presented over 10,000 pastors’ signatures to Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) members in support of President Obama’s Clean Power Plan. ...

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Obama, Clinton fire-up women activists: ‘We cannot rest on our laurels’

President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, front-runner for the Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential nomination, were among the speakers at a recent conference of Democratic female activists, encouraging them, “We cannot rest on our laurels.” ...

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Kristen Clarke named president of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights under Law

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (LCCRUL) has named Kristen Clarke of the New York Attorney General’s Office as its new president and executive director, effective Jan. 1. ...

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America nears sweeping reform of a criminal justice system that has decimated Black communities

America nears sweeping reform of a criminal justice system that has decimated Black communities ...

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Jalen Rose: A hero for education

Jalen Rose: A hero for education ...

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Homeless as kids, brothers Lamont and Anthony Peterson evolve from street life to boxing’s elite

Abandoned and left on the streets, these two boxing champions are now cheered by the very parents who once cast them aside. It is the story of four individual transformations combining into one incredible tale. ...

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Fifth Third Bank to pay $21.5 Mil in federal auto lending and credit card discrimination case

Fifth Third Bank to pay $21.5 Mil in federal auto lending and credit card discrimination case ...

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