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Black defendants worry about harsher sentences from Trump’s appointed judges

     It’s very evident that living under the Trump administration poses a challenge for Black defendants. There is a trend among judges that are nominated by Republican presidents that result in longer and harsher sentences. Based on a study from Harvard, there is a huge gap between Democrat and Republican-appointed judges and how they impose sentences on Black offenders. ...

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American DBE Magazine Special Issue profiles minority contractors who built African American Museum in Washington, D.C.

     RALEIGH, N.C. – In spring 2018, American DBE Magazine published a special edition featuring the minority contractors and suppliers who designed, built and coordinated construction of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. ...

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Denver-Based Black Newspaper Celebrates 31 Years In Business In A Fun, Unique Way!

Denver Urban Spectrum (DUS), Denver's premiere publication for communities of color, celebrated 31 years of spreading the news about people of color. Last year, the 30th anniversary momentous occasion included the debut theme song More Today, a reggae style remix of the 1969 classic More Today Than Yesterday by the Spiral Staircase. ...

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Meet the three Black women who started their law firm through twitter

Meet the three Black women who started their law firm through twitter Women pursuing a career in the legal sector often face challenges involving poor work-life balance and discrimination in the workplace, and that is one of the reasons why it is not a profession commonly chosen by women. But three young Black women from Chicago, IL braved the challenges, and became successful in launching their own law fir ...

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