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Straight Talk: Republican-inspired voter suppression

Voting is the glue holding democracy together. However, the suppression of the vote only weakens democracy. Republicans make political prisoners of Crystal Mason, whereas they champion their own Republicans even when they commit voter fraud. ...

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Pilgrimage to the Ancient City of Ile-Ife: The Real-Life “Wakanda”

The National Newspaper Publishers Association, which represents over 200 Black-owned media companies across the U.S., recently traveled to the ancient city of Ile-Ife for a culturally impactful inaugural trade mission, which included attending the Olojo Festival. ...

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NNPA leaders react to “Historic” Verdict in Laquan McDonald Case

The conviction of Jason Van Dyke could prove historic, but much more needs to be done to stem the tide of police shootings involving African Americans ...

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Florida Technical College Student Overcomes Adversity to Fulfill Lifelong Dream

By: Jeannette Rivera-Lyles Belén Infante, aged 25, moved from Pennsylvania to Central Florida three years ago to raise her two sons closer to extended family and further her education. Following her high school graduation, she wanted to pursue a college degree. Nonetheless, life got in the way time and again. One day, she told herself that this time it would be different, but the earth shook under her feet, ...

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‘Monstrous’ Michael Takes Aim at Florida Coast

     Gov. Rick Scott on Monday called Hurricane Michael a “monstrous” and potentially “deadly” storm that is barreling toward the state’s Panhandle and Big Bend region. ...

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Massive Weekend Mobilizations Engage Infrequent Voters for Andrew Gillum, Bill Nelson and other Progressive Candidates Down the Ballot

Over 1,200 immigrant youth, families, and allies gathered in Miami to kick-off the one-month countdown to this year’s midterm election on October 6, 2018. By weekend’s end, the New Florida Majority, United We Dream Action, SEIU Florida, FLIC Votes and other members of the Win Justice coalition had knocked on 29,000 doors, called 16,000 people and texted 45,000 numbers in what was coordinated the largest sin ...

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CRL Calls for Firing of CFPB Fair Lending Official Who Used N-Word

 “That someone with a history of racially derogatory and offensive comments has a leadership position at CFPB reflects poorly on CFPB management and your commitment to fulfilling the mandate of the agency to ensure that discriminatory and predatory lending practices are stopped.” ...

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Advocates encourage Voting Rights for NY Parolees

 “Unreasonably curtailing parole releases and silencing the political voices of those who have been released from prison is bad policy, guaranteed to reproduce the unfairness and injustice we should all stand against,” Anthony Thompson, NYU Law Center on Race Inequality and the Law ...

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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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Aaron Raines turns 103 years old

Aaron Raines was born October 12, 1915 in Monticello, Florida. He has been a Broward County resident since 1941 and he has been living in the same home and has the same phone number since 1961. ...

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