Thursday 22 February 2018
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Category: Education, Featured News, State/National News


17 Injured, Two Fatally, in Kentucky High School Shooting

By Staff –   Fourteen people were wounded, two fatally, following a mass shooting at Marshall County High School in western...

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CBC Chair Predicts Democratic Victory Because of Trump Chaos

By Hazel Trice Edney –   ( – U. S. Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.), chair of the Congressional Black Caucus,...

NY Hospital’s Computer System Shut Down Following Cyber Attack

The computer system of a hospital in New York State is finally coming back to life following a cyber attack. According to Healthcare...

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Report: For-Profit Colleges Promise But Seldom Deliver Gainful Employment

By Charlene Crowell – ( – Mounting student debt is a nagging problem for most families these days. As the...


An Alarming Rise in Deportations for Somali-Americans in Minnesota

( – As bombs rain down on Mogadishu, officers of the U.S. immigration service have been stalking the Somali expat...

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Report: Skin Color, Not Credit Risk, Tied to Auto Finance

By Charlene Crowell –   ( – Nationwide, auto loans represent the third highest category of consumer...

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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,...