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    Homeland Security Partners with Walmart on Safety Awareness

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is working with Walmart to expand the government’s “If You See Something, Say Something” campaign. Walmart is the first national retailer to partner with the department on the...

    Former V.P. Dick Cheney Faces Charges in Nigeria Bribery Case

    Former Vice President Dick Cheney and nine other people, including executives from his energy services company, face charges of bribery from Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, according to CNN. Nigerian investigators said Dec. 7...

    Former Alpha Kappa Alpha President Faces New Charges

    Earlier this year, the former president of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. was exonerated on claims she misappropriated organization funds. But Barbara McKinzie is facing new allegations, this time in a lawsuit brought by...

    Chicago’s Infamous Cabrini-Green Apartments Projects Officially Closed

    Chicago’s housing authority recently shut down the city’s Cabrini-Green Housing Projects—known for their laundry list of gruesome high-profile crimes—, ending a troubled era in Chicago public housing. According to the Associated Press, the move was...

    CDC Report: Black Women at Higher Death Risk from Pregnancy Complications

    African-American women are at the greatest risk of dying from pregnancy-related complications, largely because they tend to forego prenatal care, according to new data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Overall,...

    More than 2,000 Dead of Cholera in Haiti

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian officials say more than 2,000 people have died of cholera since late October. According to the official count, more than 91,700 people have been sickened by the disease. Cholera had never...

    Polish Parliament gets its 1st African Lawmaker

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's parliament is getting its first ever African lawmaker, a teacher and Christian pastor from Nigeria who has lived in Poland for 17 years and proven himself a popular local...

    NAACP Alleges School Re-segregation

    Jim Crow is rearing its head again, eroding the gains of education parity in school rooms across the nation, according to the nation’s largest civil rights group. The NAACP recently held its annual Daisy Bates...

    S.C. Teens Batter Toddler

    A Charleston, S.C. mother and three teens have been charged in the beating of a toddler that has left the 18-month-old in critical condition. According to police investigators, Shakera Suncelaree Wright, the victim’s mother, told...

    Va. Judge Tosses Lawsuit Challenging Health Care Reform

    A federal judge in Virginia on Dec. 1 threw out a suit brought by Liberty University in Lynchburg against the health care reform act passed earlier this year, ruling that the legislation is legal. In...

    Gospel Today Readers Irate Over Bishop Eddie Long Cover Story

    The faith-based magazine Gospel Today is facing subscriber criticism after featuring embattled Bishop Eddie Long on the cover of its November/December Issue, according to Blackvoices.com. Readers are accusing the accompanying article, entitled “Bishop Eddie...

    Hate Group Member Becomes Arkansas Lawmaker

    Arkansas citizens in two rural counties voted during the November general election to send an active member of a White supremacist organization to represent the district near Hot Springs in the state capital in...

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