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Democrats call on Trump to halt public release of plastic gun instructions

    Democrats in Congress called on President Trump Tuesday to stop the public release this week of a blueprint that contains instructions on how to build plastic guns with a 3D printer. ...

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For the first time ever, Tyler Mitchell is the first Black photographer to shoot a Vogue cover, thanks to Beyonce

     Thus, Beyoncé approved Tyler Mitchell to shoot her appearance of the issue, making Mitchell the first Black photographer to shoot a Vogue cover in the magazine’s 126-year history. ...

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Tuskegee grad becomes Alabama National Guard’s first Black female pilot

     Freeman, whose June 21 graduation made her the first Black female pilot in the Alabama National Guard, graduated from Tuskegee University in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in aerospace science engineering. ...

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Analyzing Obama’s Mandela Day Speech

     Following Trump’s embarrassing conference with Vladimir Putin, CNN reports on Barack Obama’s passionate speech on democracy in South Africa, part of an event honoring Nelson Mandela shortly before what would have been his 100th birthday. ...

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Norton, Chavis Vow to Seek Legislation After GAO Report

Holmes Norton said that she requested the GAO report to learn more about the disparities in federal advertising contracts. ...

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NNPA President and CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Excites at the NAACP Convention

     Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., the president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), delivered a rousing speech about the importance of the Black Press and the Black vote, during the 109th NAACP Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas. ...

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History Teacher Steps into Politics to Run for Congress

     Johana Hayes, who was named the National Teacher of the Year in 2016, by President Barack Obama: is now set to make history as the first African American woman to represent Connecticut in Congress. ...

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African Renaissance and Diaspora Network, Inc., President and CEO, Dr. Djibril Diallo Receives Rainbow PUSH Coalition 2018 International Humanitarian Award

Dr. Djibril Diallo, President and Chief Executive Officer of African Renaissance and Diaspora Network, Inc. (ARDN) was named the recipient of Rainbow PUSH Coalition’s 2018 International Humanitarian Award. ...

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