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Long-held misperceptions of African-Americans continue to prove deadly. [Read More]
It's a dangerous idea to let high-school students vote. Look what happened when renters, women, African Americans and the colonists got the vote.       ... [Read More]
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African-Americans celebrate Juneteenth each year to remember when the last group of slaves received news of their freedom several years later. [Read More]
When people try to conjure up names of summer holidays, Memorial Day and Independence Day are typically the two that come to mind. But... [Read More]
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Juneteenth is the oldest known US celebration of the end of slavery. African-Americans and others mark the anniversary much like the Fourth of July, with... [Read More]
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The war on weed did great damage, especially to African-Americans and poor neighborhoods. This bill does little to make amends. [Read More]
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We believe in hyperbole as much as anyone, but the other day we came across a claim that stuck out to us. In boasting about... [Read More]
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June 19 marks the anniversary of the day slavery was abolished in 1865. Today, that anniversary is known as "Juneteenth". According to the Wesley Community... [Read More]
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Over 100,000 of them. [Read More]
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Detroit has one of the largest populations of African-Americans among major US cities. But you might not know it based on what you see in... [Read More]
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Devante Smith-Pelly said he's hoping to inspire young African Americans,... [Read More]
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WUSA9's Michael Quander explains how the Caps' Devante Smith-Pelly is fighting stigma and opening doors for African Americans. [Read More]
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Over the course of 48 hours this week, Republicans' outreach to African Americans took a big step backwards. [Read More]
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For too long, black America has let its political voice and power be taken for granted. When Kanye West recently suggested that African-Americans didn't need... [Read More]
In 1946, Albert Einstein stood in front of students at the oldest historically black college in the United States and decried the oppression of African... [Read More]
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Zambian Ambassador visits L.A. Sentinel, invites African Americans to invest... [Read More]
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An escalating pattern of rants against women, African-Americans and the government has lead to a six-year prison sentence for a Waterloo man convicted of threatening... [Read More]
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The neighborhood where kids grow up often impacts the people they become. That's part of the reason Samuel Latimore, president of the Hadley Park Neighborhood... [Read More]
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The rebooted, reimagined and reconstituted Superfly deserves to be judged on its own merits. The problem: Given its genesis, that's almost impossible. Retooled (didn't think... [Read More]
By Trey Melcher   LEXengaged, in partnership with William Wells Brown Elementary's 21st Century Program, and African Cemetery No. 2 created The... [Read More]
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