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


Jobless Rate for Black Men Jumps

By Staff   ( – April’s unemployment rate for Black men 20 years old and older jumped to 9.5 percent from...

US President Barack Obama speaks during the commencement ceremony for Howard University in Washington, DC, May 7, 2016. / AFP / SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama to Howard Grads: “Be Confident in Your Blackness”

By Staff   On Saturday, May 7, President Barack Obama delivered the commencement address at Howard University, perhaps the most famous...

President Barack Obama drinks from a glass of water during a briefing on the Flint public health water crisis during a meeting with federal responders at the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan in Flint, Mich., May 4, 2016. The President is flanked by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell on the left and Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

President Obama Visits Flint, Drinks City’s Water Amid Crisis

By Staff   President Barack Obama made a visit to Flint, Michigan May 4, drinking sips of water in front of a crowd of 1,000 at Flint...

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Gov. McAuliffe Restores Voting Rights of 206,000 Virginians, Including Disenfranchised African-Americans

By Jeremy Lazaruz   ( – David Mosby no longer feels like a second-class citizen. After years of being...


Racist Drawing at Salisbury University Found to Be Hate Hoax

By Zenitha Prince   ( – A supposed hate crime at Maryland’s Salisbry University turned out to be a hoax...

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COR Development Co. Says it Never Paid Former Cuomo Aide

By Staff   Syracuse Inner Harbor developer COR Development Co. said the company never paid any money to Joseph Percoco, a former...

Black and Latino Communities Most Affected by Gun Violence, Believe Americans Don’t Care

With 32% of adults owning a gun, urban gun violence is rising. According to a new study on gun violence, ‘Engaging Communities in...


De Blasio Continues to Deny Wrongdoing While In the Middle of Fundraising Probe

By Staff   New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has continued to avoid answering questions regarding a state and federal probe into his...


Ferguson Police Reformation Underway After Federal District Judge Signs Off on Consent Decree

Last week, a federal judge approved a deal proposed between the city of Ferguson and the Justice Department, seeking to end the patterns of...


Prince Dies at 57

By Staff   Multiple news outlets have reported that the artist known as Prince died Thursday, at the age of 57. According to reports,...