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In 2016, photographer Joy Sharon Yi began taking the Metro to Barry Farm, a large public housing complex in Southeast Washington, D.C., built in 1943... [Read More]
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The Republican Congress has bottled up bills that could prevent disenfranchisement of African-Americans and other minorities as part of their effort to retain control of... [Read More]
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On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Our experts break down the latest political stories. We discuss ways to make Houston friendlier to pedestrians and cyclists. And we... [Read More]
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I wish we could agree that Kaepernick's decision to take a knee has nothing to do with disrespecting our flag as some like to argue... [Read More]
Democratic Town Committee Chairman Derell Wilson will be among the 100 African-Americans honored at the state Conference of NAACP Saturday at Foxwoods... [Read More]
A state historical marker will be dedicated to a Baptist church established in 1868 by 27 African-Americans who selected a former slave as the church's... [Read More]
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Why does it seem that when an African American dies at the hand of a white police officer, it is always said to be... [Read More]
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The Sunbury resident had sought to represent all African-Americans who were not hired, promoted or subjected to a racially hostile work environment. [Read More]
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For the first time in more than a decade, New York City's black population led the way in drug overdose fatalities, with most of the... [Read More]
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An estimated 10,000 people filled the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Northwest Washington, DC over five days to hear vital issues facing African Americans... [Read More]
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Last week, Samuel L. Jackson launched a surprising attack on black British actors, claiming they are taking roles away from African-Americans and don't have the... [Read More]
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It's tempting to think of Nike's ad campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick as a show of support for African Americans fighting racism. Unfortunately, it's nothing of... [Read More]
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The Orange County Republican Party Central Committee is poised tonight to endorse a school board candidate who has curated a "Holocaust hoax?" YouTube playlist, promoted... [Read More]
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State of the Black NFL Fan: Two die-hard black Bears fans are forced to consider the extent of their loyalty... [Read More]
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"Monument" debuts at Cal State Long Beach's University Art Museum this week, exploring the polarizing topic of police violence against African Americans through court records,... [Read More]
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Opening statements begin Monday in the murder trial of the Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black teenager in 2014 — bringing a renewed... [Read More]
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The NFL is back. And so too is our raging debate over NFL players kneeling in protest during the national anthem. Though it seems... [Read More]
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I was not offended when Colin Kaepernick kneeled during the national anthem last year as a protest against social injustice, especially the deaths of African-Americans... [Read More]
Thad Mumford, an Emmy-winning TV writer and producer on such '70s and '80s hits as "The Electric Company," "M*A*S*H," "ALF" and "A Different World," has... [Read More]
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Insurgent Democratic women running for Congress are pushing the party to rethink its approach to politics if they retake control of Capitol Hill in the... [Read More]
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