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    Immediate End To ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Urged

    San Francisco (AP) — Gay rights advocates on Monday filed a challenge to a request by the Obama administration to keep the repealed "don't ask, don't tell" policy in place while the Pentagon prepares...

    Sentencing of Oakland Transit Cop Sparks Protests

    Protesters rioted in Oakland late Nov. 5 and early Nov. 6 in the wake of the two-year minimum prison sentence given to an ex-transit officer who killed an unarmed African-American man. Johannes Mehserle shot and...

    Trump Names Black GOP Maverick Ken Blackwell Domestic Transition Leader

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Republican selected by President-elect Donald Trump to lead his domestic transition is an outspoken conservative Black man with a history as a party maverick. Ken Blackwell prevailed in an intraparty feud...

    3 Women Accept Nobel Peace Prize

    OSLO, Norway (AP) - Three women who fought injustice, dictatorship and sexual violence in Liberia and Yemen received the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize at a ceremony in the Norwegian capital on Saturday. Liberian President Ellen...

    Cummings, Trump Meet; Talk Race and Drug Prices

    WASHINGTON –  President Donald Trump and ranking Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings finally met Wednesday, and in what apparently was an otherwise cordial conference about lowering prescription drug prices, the Maryland representative said he admonished Trump...

    Report: Black Students Badly Lag in College Preparedness

    An alarming rate of African-American students in the high school graduating rate of 2016 are not “college-ready” in the areas of math, English, reading and science, according to a new report by the American College Testing...

    Moore’s Wife: ‘One of Our Attorneys is a Jew’

    MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — The wife of embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore fought back against accusations that her husband doesn't support Blacks or Jews, saying at one point that one of their...

    Trump Won’t Change. Neither Should Protesters

    What is it with Donald Trump? The President of the United States of America, a person who historically unites Americans in times of trouble, seems physically incapable of not dividing the country every time...

    1st Muslim in Congress Wants to Take on Trump in Court

    By KYLE POTTER, Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison, the first Muslim elected to Congress and a top official with the Democratic National Committee, filed to run for Minnesota attorney...

    SUPREME COURT DECISION — Quote from Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law —...

    “Today’s Supreme Court decision is a step backward for racial inclusion by allowing voters to overrule the decision of Michigan university officials to consider race in admissions to achieve diversity,” stated Jon Greenbaum, chief...

    For the Most Part, D.C. Doesn’t Want Trump’s Parade

    President Trump said he would like a military parade in the District of Columbia but the city's leaders and residents don't like his idea. According to a story in the Washington Post, President Trump...

    National Black Church Initiative Calls Donald Trump The Biggest Racist–Since Bull Connor

    Washington, DC – The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans cannot sit by and allow GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump...

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