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


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...

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Tuesday, January 24, on day two of the Trump Administration, Omarosa, assistant to President Trump and director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison, listens as Sean Spicer, White House Press Secretary, holds a briefing in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room in the West Wing of the White House. | ©2017 Photo by Cheriss May,

Omarosa’s Final Days at White House Full of Controversy, Accusations

By Hazel Trice Edney –   ( – Omarosa Manigault Newman, who has resigned under duress from her public...

This collage, published by Christianity, illustrates some of the different depictions of Jesus. Theologians say the darker  hue is most accurate.

For Many Across the Nation, the Dream of a Black Christmas Brings Joy

By Alanté Millow –   ( – As the holiday season approaches, so do the wave of images representing St....


NY Attorney General To Sue FCC Over Net Neutrality Rollback

“We will be filing a claim to preserve protections for New Yorkers and all Americans,” Schneiderman said in a press release,...

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Black Voters Push Jones to Victory in Alabama

By Hazel Trice Edney –   ( – Alabama’s Black voters have carried the day, pulling off a stunning...