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Why Camille Cosby opened up to the Black Press

With Tuesday’s midterm elections carrying such import, particularly African Americans and other minorities, Mrs. Cosby not only wanted to convey her thoughts about her husband’s plight, but she felt it critical and urgent that she reach out to voters – some of whom probably can relate to what she and her family are now going through. ...

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 Crump Exposes False Affidavits in Little Rock ‘No-Knock’ Warrant Drug Raid Cases

his week national civil rights attorney Ben Crump and co-counsel Michael Laux presented a new video with clear and compelling information about Roderick Talley’s experience with police corruption and "no-knock" drug raids that have disproportionately affected Black residents of Little Rock, Arkansas. ...

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Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights under law condemns Secretary Brian Kemp’s Motion to halt court-ordered relief for Absentee Voters in Georgia

    WASHINGTON, D.C.  Recently, Defendant Brian Kemp, Georgia’s Secretary of State, filed an emergency motion for a stay pending appeal of the preliminary injunction issued hours ago by U.S. Federal District Court Judge Leigh May.  Judge May’s order requires that voters whose absentee ballots have been improperly rejected due to an alleged signature mismatch have notice and an opportunity to resolve the iss ...

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Clark Atlanta University receives $100,000 gift towards the Dr. Moses C. Norman, Sr. Endowment Fund

The Beta Psi 1923 Foundation is excited to announce the donation of $100,000 to Clark Atlanta University (CAU) to establish the Dr. Moses C. Norman, Sr. Endowment Fund. Foundation Chairman, Bro. Bill Diggs and board members made the formal presentation to CAU President Dr. Ronald A. Johnson during halftime of the university’s 2018 home-coming football game at Panther Stadium as thousands of CAU students, fa ...

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Why Vote on November 6, 2018

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HISD Trustees Unlawfully Give Black Woman the Boot & Then Reverse Decision After Community Pressure

    One of the most disturbing issues that has captured the attention of legal experts and members of the community is whether those five HISD trustees violated the spirit of the Texas Open Meetings Act, which was enacted to ensure that Texas government is transparent, open and accountable to all Texans. ...

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Georgia NAACP Files Voter Complaint Against Secretary of State Brian Kemp Over Voting Machine Irregularities

   The Georgia NAACP has received complaints from several voters on touch screen irregularities when attempting to select Stacey Abrams as their choice for governor – the machines instead chose Secretary of State Brian Kemp. In other instances, machines showed ballots being cast before any  person actually voted. ...

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Black Press of America on national alert in wake of domestic terrorism

     NNPA National Chairman Dorothy Leavell emphasized, “I am deeply disturbed by the recent bomb threats that have been sent to many of our national leaders and now includes The Black Press of America. Our freedoms and peace of mind that we have enjoyed for so long seem to now be threatened and, if it continues, will be a thing of the past.” ...

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Inside a Trump rally: What are Black Trump supporters thinking?

 “Why do you support Trump, given his offensive remarks, his silence on white nationalism, his Bollbacks of Obama-era policies? What makes an African American put on a MAGA hat? What in the world are these Black folk thinking?” ...

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Birmingham, Civil Rights and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Race

“This is a very important and historical election and it’s an opportunity for change. It’s a chance for us to have a seat at the table where we can make those changes and where the hiring practices can be better for people of color and for women and where a [minority] can say, ‘hey, I can be Sheriff one day, too.’” ...

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