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African American’s own less than 1 percent of farms today

Today, African Americans own less than 1 percent of farms in the U.S.; and in 1910, nearly one million African-American farmers owned 15 million acres of land. By 1969 that number decreased to 6 million acres of land. ...

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Jesse Jackson’s ties to Africa pay off

[caption id="attachment_12654" align="alignleft" width="288"] The Jackson family meet with South Africa President Jacob Zuma[/caption] Jesse Jackson’s ties to Africa pay off Santita, daughter of  Jessie Jackson, Sr., wife, Jacqueline; meet with South Africa President Jacob Zuma.                                                      (Photos by George E. Curry/NNPA) By George E. Curry      PRETORIA, South Afri ...

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Race activists claim past to improve the future

Will Keith Kellogg, crafted the America Healing Initiative to partner with community organizations working to address racial disparities in education, health, criminal justice, the economy and the media. ...

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Cross words between pastor, Morehouse president

policies specifically designed to help America’s poor is turning out to be a war of words between the pastor of Bright Hope Baptist Church and the president of Morehouse College ...

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Trumpet Awards Foundation, Inc. elevates Xernona Clayton

The Board of Directors of the Trumpet Awards Foundation voted and elected Xernona Clayton to Chairman of the Board. ...

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Whites six times wealthier than Blacks

Whites had an average wealth of $632,000 in 2010 while Blacks had about $98,000 and Hispanics had $110,000, according to a recent study by the Urban Institute. ...

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More Black men are incarcerated in Wisconsin than any other state

A mass majority of the state’s Black male incarceration population stems from Milwaukee ...

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PRESIDENT’S TOUR OF THE WHITE HOUSE SCIENCE FAIR FROM THE WHITE HOUSE

High-schoolers Payton Karr andKiona Elliot, from Oakland Park, Fla., led a team of inventors who designed a collapsible, transportable, bicycle-powered ...

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Police continue to search for body of toddler beaten to death by mother and boyfriend

Law enforcement officers and volunteers are continuing their search for the body of a toddler ...

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New Miss Tuskegee University chosen

Tuskegee University students elected Randi Lerai Harrison as Miss Tuskegee University 2013-2014 ...

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