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UAW Leader on Civil Rights and Black Labor

The UAW has remained vital because right-to-work initiatives and anti-worker legislation have often threatened to undermine labor unions’ efforts to secure negotiation rights and contracts for workers in their workplaces. ...

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Jesse Louis Jackson is Our Civil Rights Icon

Jackson changed the way that African American people saw us politically. Before him, we thought we could not make a difference. Because of him, we know that we can. Before him, we did not believe, in his words, that “the hands that picked peaches could pick Presidents.” ...

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Investigation into Accusations by Rep. Ellison’s ex-girlfriend finds charges “Unsubstantiated”

In 2007, Ellison became the first member of the Muslim faith ever elected to the U.S. Congress. In 2017 he became Deputy Chair of the Democratic National Committee after losing a close race for Chair to former Obama DOJ official Tom Perez. ...

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Cosby Lawyers take first step in appeal process

      Citing doctored evidence, including an exclusive NNPA Newswire report last month that revealed tapes used to convict Bill Cosby were doctored, attorneys for the comedian have formally begun the process they hope will win his re-lease from a Pennsylvania prison where he has spent the past two weeks. ...

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Rep. Maxine Waters Pushes Back Hard Against Unsubstantiated “News” From the Right 

“Lies, lies, and more despicable lies. I am utterly disgusted by the spread of the completely false, absurd, and dangerous lies and conspiracy theories that are being peddled by ultra-right-wing pundits, outlets, and websites who are promoting a fraudulent claim that a member of my staff was responsible for the release of the personal information of Members of the United States Senate on Wikipedia ...

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Building Bridges from Africa to America

     For the first time in the history of its existence, the National Newspaper Publishers Association, which represents over 200 Black-owned media companies across the U.S., has made its way to Ile-Ife in Nigeria for a culturally impactful inaugural trade mission. ...

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Rep. Waters Lashes out at ‘False Allegations’

     While the testimony of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford took place in the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing room, South Carolina’s Sen. Lindsey Graham and his GOP counterparts, Sen. Orrin Hatch and Sen. Mike Lee of Utah, saw information that included their phone numbers and addresses leaked onto Wikipedia. ...

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David vs Goliath/Survivor

David vs Goliath/Survivor ...

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African American Judge tells his inspirational story in new memoir, ‘From Fields To Courts’

His new book From Fields to Courts was written to inspire and inform its readers that regardless of the challenging circumstances and adversity in your life, whatever you can conceive and believe, you can achieve. ...

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Rep. Frederica S. Wilson’s Statement on Calls for an Investigation of Allegations Against Judge Brett Kavanaugh

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson is a fourth-term Congresswoman from Florida representing parts of Northern Miami-Dade and Southeast Broward counties. ...

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