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


More ‘Tech Hubs’ to Rise in Africa, Group Predicts

( – Tech hubs and incubators in Africa are expected to number close to 300 by year-end, and in some surprising...

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Increased Mobile Use by Blacks Fuels Free Data Usage Controversy, FCC Threatens Action

By Hazel Trice Edney   ( – It is a rare conversation in Black America. Phrases like “sponsored data” and...

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NY Lawmakers Pass $156 Billion Budget, Minimum Wage Increase

By Staff New York state lawmakers worked through the night Thursday to pass a new $156 billion state budget by April 1, only to miss...


Pittsburgh TV Anchor Wendy Bell Fired for Stereotyping Black Men on Facebook

Despite the ongoing existence of Donald J. Trump’s campaign for president and against human decency, there are signs that racist...

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State Lawmakers Working to Create On-Time Budget

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers are reportedly prepared to work into the evening to create an on-time, $145 billion...

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Minneapolis Cops Not Charged For Fatal Shooting of Jamar Clark

By Staff   A Minnesota prosecutor announced Wednesday that the two Minneapolis police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a...

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Aftermath of The Groveland Four – Justice Denied, 67 Years Later

By Zenitha Prince   ( – A White woman crying rape. That was all it took for four African-American young men,...


New York Ramps Up Security After Brussels Terror Attacks

By Staff   New York has ramped up security efforts at major transportation hubs, following terror attacks in Belgium’s capital...


New York Sees Surge in Last-Minute Voter Registrations

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced an unprecedented surge in last-minute online voter registrations, less than one month...

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President Obama, First Family in Cuba

By Frederick H. Lowe   ( – Like President Richard Nixon did in 1972 when he flew to Beijing, China, to meet...