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It was here on August 28, 1955, that Emmett Till is believed to have been murdered in this small shed on the Sheridan Plantation in Drew, Miss. (Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post via Getty Images)A group of high school students on a social justice jaunt across the country helped...
By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) This year’s swearing-in of a new Congress and President signaled a surge of new ideas and approaches to government. However, no elected or appointed official should ever depart from or diminish the primary role of government: service to the American people. Ours was, is...
On Sunday morning, Seattle police officers fatally shot a 30-year-old Black woman, a mother of four, at her apartment, where “several children” were present.According to the Seattle Times, the woman, Charleena Lyles, had a history of mental health problems and was known to police, which is why, when she called police...
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In this May 16, 2013 file photo, O.J. Simpson listens during an evidentiary hearing in Clark County District Court, Thursday, May 16, 2013 in Las Vegas. Simpson has a hearing before the state parole board Thursday, July 25, 2013, but even a favorable decision won't spring him from prison...
Brett Carlsen/Getty ImagesThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced last week that it was providing approximately $15 million in funding to help the Genesee County Healthy Start program provide health and social services to mothers and families that have or are at-risk for lead exposure in Flint...
(Photo by Victor Boyko/Getty Images for Vogue)Last fall, Kanye West had to cancel his tour because he was hospitalized in UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital Center following a psychiatric breakdown.However, he is now suing various syndicates of insurer Lloyd’s of London for $10 million, according to The Hollywood Reporter. West claims that the insurer...
Dave Chappelle interviews Kendrick Lamar by thegrio | July 16, 2017 at 7:00 AM In the latest issue of Interview Magazine, comedian Dave Chappelle interviews rapper Kendrick Lamar. They discussed everything from Kendrick’s new album DAMN, to fan interpretations of his songs and visiting Africa as well as the importance of self...
By Raynard Jackson (NNPA Newswire Columnist) The Republican Party continues to miss the mark when it comes to engaging the Black community. For those Republicans, who fastidiously claim they don’t believe in “identity politics (IP),” let me give you a piece of advice: Stop It! Politically speaking, IP is a campaign that...
By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) No one ever said that higher education wouldn’t cost money. Across the country, tuition is steadily rising and students are taking longer to pay off their student loans. Today, 44 million consumers share $1.4 trillion in borrowed student debt – more than double what it...