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The American Dream Remains Deferred for Black Millennials

“As I entered my 30s, still navigating what achieving the dream would mean, I wondered what other Black millennials were feeling. I wanted to figure out what my generation of Black Americans thought about the promise of the American dream and how we can attain it,” Allen said. ...

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2019 Marks the 100th Anniversary of the Elaine Phillips Massacres that claimed over 200 lives of Black men, women and children

2019 marks one hundred years since one of America’s deadliest massacres that claimed over two hundred lives of Black men, women, and children. In 1919, over a hundred sharecroppers and local farmers met with the Progressive Farmers and Household Union of America at a local church in a small rural community to discuss how to obtain fairer settlements from landowners. The Black farmers were tired of being che ...

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Abrams Blasts Trump, McConnell for ‘Power Grab’ After State of the Union Address

 After patiently waiting in the wings as President Donald Trump used 90 minutes to deliver what was supposed to be a 45-minute State of the Union Address, Abrams provided a scathing Democratic rebuttal to the president’s highly-scripted speech to Congress on Tuesday, Feb. 5. ...

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Five BCPS Teacher of the Year finalists are this year’s standouts

From serving as an autism coach and teaching biology and global perspectives – to teaching the Japanese language and culture, five outstanding teachers are finalists for the Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Teacher of the Year. ...

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Government shutdown cost U.S. economy $11 billion, budget office says

A report released Monday by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office found that the economy took an $11 billion hit, including $3 billion that’s gone forever, in the 35 days that parts of the federal government went unfunded. ...

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Civil Rights Org, Muslim Advocates, Settles Pool Discrimination Lawsuit

     “Every child should be able to have fun in a public pool without having to worry about facing prejudice.” ...

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Andrew Gillum Addresses Future, Importance of Black Press

Former Tallahassee Mayor and Florida Gubernatorial Candidate Andrew Gillum didn’t break the kind of news that many publishers, editors and journalists may have wanted at the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) annual Midwinter Training Conference in Orlando, but the HBCU graduate did provide the Black Press of America some newsworthy tidbits about what he’s doing now and what the future might h ...

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Kamala Harris: Right Choice to ‘Save our Country’

       “The future of our country depends on you and millions of others lifting our voices to fight for our American values,” said Harris, the first African-American woman, and the third woman overall, to announce her candidacy for the 2020 election. ...

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Experts: Suing the Government Not an Option to End Shutdown

“What I fear is this administration and our Republican colleagues in the Senate have forgotten is that this is the people’s house,” Scanlon said. ...

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