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Can Ben Carson help GOP attract Black voters?

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson has launched a new radio campaign — featuring a Carsoni-nspired rap, meant to grow his appeal among African-American voters, according to his campaign. ...

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Finishing Fence of Slain Baltimore Father Becomes Cause

Community members and leaders helped to build the fence that Kendall Fenwick wanted around his house to give his children a safe space to play but was gunned down before he could do so. Photo by Brelaun Douglas, HU News Service                                   BALTIMORE -- Concerned residents, friends, political figures and police officers came together to finish what a slain father had started. Kendal Fen ...

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Local Missouri NAACP Chapter Opens Up Discrimination Hotline In Wake Of Mizzou Threats

On Friday, the Jefferson City branch said Mizzou students can call 1-844-NAACP-HELP to anonymously report threats to law enforcement. Students who live off campus and in the surrounding areas of Mizzou are also welcome to call. President of the NAACP chapter, Nimrod Chapel, tells The Huffington Post the idea came to fruition out of concern for the safety of students. After a week full of protests against ra ...

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Baltimore Warrior says Black America has ‘accepted defeat’ while facing ‘insane levels’ of street violence

Baltimore Warrior says Black America has ‘accepted defeat’ while facing ‘insane levels’ of street violence ...

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Missouri president and chancellor quit after football team walks out

The University of Missouri system’s president, Tim Wolfe, and the chancellor of the flag-ship campus, R. Bowen Loftin, announced on Monday that they were resigning their posts in the face of growing protests by African-American students, the threat of a walkout by faculty and a strike by football players who said the administrators had done too little to combat racism on campus. ...

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D.C. Leaders, Black Caucus cautious about House Speaker Ryan

D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) as well as other city leaders, District statehood activists, and members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) have developed a wait-and-see attitude toward the new speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. ...

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Death of Black media ownership

Death of Black media ownership ...

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Black women leaders outraged by police violence against S.C. student

Leading Black women across the nation are expressing outrage this week over the videotaped violent incident showing a white police officer in Columbia, S.C ...

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