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100 Black Men of America helps the U.S. Army establish new partnerships – furthering America’s youth and veterans’ career options

U.S. Army was eager to support the mission of the “100” — mentoring African-American youth – by sharing information on Army educational and career options for civilians, veterans and active duty Soldiers. ...

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Outrage: Detroit school district throws out valuable Black History Books, artifacts

Highland Park High School, Donald Weatherspoon, has admitted that workers inadvertently threw scores of material, including Black History books and films, into dumpsters ...

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Paula Deen employee says he was called ‘My Little Monkey’ by one of her family members

One employee even said that a Deen family member referred to him as “my little monkey.” ...

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Hastings recognizes the 148th anniversary of Juneteenth

Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) made the following statement in recognition of the 148th anniversary of Juneteenth ...

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National Coalition on Black Civic Participation President calls Supreme Court ruling in Shelby County v. Holder “Travesty to Justice”

"Today's decision by the U. S. Supreme Court to invalidate Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act is a travesty to justice for all Americans to have their voting rights protected. ...

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Cop who choked teen to death for throwing rock walks free after acquittal

jury acquitted a Baltimore County police officer in connection with the asphyxiation death of a teen he chased after a rock was thrown at the officer’s home. ...

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Inmate forced to give birth in a toilet; CCA prisons being sued for widespread abuse

prisons, a woman had to give birth to a baby in a prison toilet because the prison staff ignored her pleas for help. The baby died after four days. ...

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The ‘Forgotten Goals’ of the 1963 March on Washington

The hoopla surrounding the observance the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom often ignores that lack of progress made since 1963 on tough issues such as persistent unemployment and wage disparities, according a newly-issued report. ...

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Eight year old uses kool-aid stand to raise money for grandmother’s funeral

An Ohio boy who wanted to help pay for his grandmother’s funeral, put up a kool-aid stand to raise money for the cause. ...

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