Thursday 18 January 2018
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Category: Featured News, Politics, State/National News

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Senators Kamala Harris and Cory Booker Join Powerful Judiciary Committee

By Frederick Lowe –   ( – Senator Kamala Harris (D-California) and Senator Cory Booker (D-New Jersey)...

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Upstate Locations Among 63 Sam’s Club Closures

Frequent your local Sam’s Club? You may have noticed some signs posted in their Upstate stores. reports that...


Black Economic Forecast for 2018: Fight Back With Dollars and Votes

By Hazel Trice Edney –   ( – Galvanizing people to spend money with Black-owned businesses, make deposits...

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Simeon Booker to Be Memorialized at Washington National Cathedral Jan. 29

( – A memorial service for trailblazing civil rights journalist Simeon Booker will be held on Monday, Jan. 29,...


Emancipation Day Was Jan. 1: We Must Never Forget the Sacrifice and the Triumph

News Analysis By Jesse Jackson Sr. –   ( – One hundred forty-five years ago on Jan. 1, Abraham Lincoln...


Trump’s First Year in Office Marked by Controversy and Protests

( – Less than 24 hours after Donald Trump took office, his presidency started generating controversy. Photographs...


$2 Billion in Wages Stolen from Workers by Employers

By Frederick H. Lowe –   ( – Federal and state agencies have recovered $2 billion stolen from workers...


TV One Cancels Longtime Journalist Roland Martin’s “News One Now”

By Staff –   TV One has canceled longtime journalist Roland Martin’s morning news show, “News One Now,” recently. The...

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Joint Center and 16 Organizations Press Doug Jones for Black Inclusion on Senate Staff

By Hazel Trice Edney –   ( – Senator-elect Doug Jones, who won his heated Alabama Senate race against...

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Study: Blacks Work Jobs at High Risk of Automation

By Frederick H. Lowe –   ( – Cab driving is an industry slated for automation. Black men and women...