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Judge will consider longer sentence for Derek Chauvin due to ‘particular...

by MSR News Online Judge Peter Cahill ruled in favor of four out of five aggravating factors presented by the prosecution for the sentencing of former Minneapolis police...

Nation’s first Bill to extend victim services to survivors of police...

POST NEWS GROUP — Police reports and opinion can also prevent families of homicide victims from obtaining compensation, without any recourse or due process....

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TBE#19 – Meet Jimmy Crow, Insurrectionist And Suppressor, Heir To Jim And James Crow,...

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To Be Equal #19 May 14, 2021 Meet Jimmy Crow, Insurrectionist And Suppressor, Heir To Jim And James Crow, Esquire Marc H. Morial President and CEO National Urban League "The...

Upcoming Black Travel Summit to attract thousands of professionals

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By Blacknews.com The annual Black Travel Summit is a conference, exhibition, awards gala and global network for industry professionals and enthusiasts to exchange and generate...

‘Recession Proof’ CEO Marcus Barney reveals secrets to turning credit into cash

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By N. Ali Early Rolling Out Born into homelessness and forced to fend for himself before he could legally rent a hotel room, Marcus “Him 500”...

Pfizer COVID-19 shot expanded to US children as young as 12

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By Lauran Neergaard and Candice Choi Associated Press U.S. regulators expanded the use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to children as young as 12, offering a way...

Scramble on for new fuel routes after Colonial Pipeline hack

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By Associated Press  State and federal officials are scrambling to find alternate routes to deliver gasoline in the Southeast U.S. after a hack of the...

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Making it plain: What Black America needs to know about COVID-19,...

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COVID-19 Facts over Fear: Black Sorority Sisters and Fraternity Brothers Join The Conversation By Josephine Reid and Darryl Sellers The recent 10-day pause of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine to fight...

TBE#19 – Meet Jimmy Crow, Insurrectionist And Suppressor, Heir To Jim...

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To Be Equal #19 May 14, 2021 Meet Jimmy Crow, Insurrectionist And Suppressor, Heir To Jim And James Crow, Esquire Marc H. Morial President and CEO National Urban League "The...

Support the For The People Act

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Submitted by Elizabeth Oakes Dear Editor, For far too long, inequity has corrupted our democracy. It is time for all Americans to stand up and demand...

Commentary: The importance of advancing community projects

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Why I have asked Congress to fund vital initiatives in the 7th Congressional District By Congressman Kweisi Mfume For the first time in more than ten...

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Dwayne Ratleff’s memoir lovingly recalls Baltimore of yesterday

By Nadine Matthews Special to the AFRO Dwayne Ratleff spent so many of his early school years as a Special Ed student, it’s still hard for...

Lil Kim set to release debut memoir about her hip-hop career

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By Michael “Ice-Blue” Harris Lil’ Kim just announced that she’ll be releasing her debut memoir on Nov. 2, called Lil’ Kim: The Queen Bee. The...

The rebirth of Ebony and Jet magazine

By Tammy Gibson, Contributing Writer via NNPA  Ebony Magazine relaunched in digital format on March 1, 2021. Media veteran, Michele Ghee, was named CEO of...

Wrath of Man film review

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By Dwight Brown, NNPA News Wire Film Critic “If he’s not a cop, what is he?” That’s the question of the day at Fortico Securities,...

SPORTS

Darryl Strawberry tells Black Press how everyone can make a turnaround...

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Just as it did when he first arrived in the major leagues 38 years ago, Darryl...

Former Coppin State Men’s Basketball standout Andrew Robinson signs professional contract...

BALTIMORE – Former Coppin State men’s basketball player Andrew Robinson (Takoma Park, Md./Springbrook HS) has signed a professional contract to play for the Roswell...

Student-athletes for an anti-racist society

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By Written by Kristina García and Greg Johnson It is hard being a young person in America right now, says Chaz Howard, vice president for...

Field Negro: Please don’t shut up after you dribble

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By New Pittsburgh Courier Newsroom A man walks into a bar and asks the bartender why the NBA playoffs isn’t on the big screen television....

RELIGION

Dr. Al Hathaway to retire this summer from historic Union Baptist...

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By Alexis Taylor Special to the AFRO Pastor and community activist Rev. Alvin C. Hathaway will be stepping down as leader of West Baltimore's Union Baptist...

Will COVID-19 kill church attendance?

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By Ralph E. Moore Jr. Special to the AFRO Church membership has declined below 50% among American adults for the first time in the 80 years...

Funeral Notice – Dorothy Theresa Briscoe Mason

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Dorothy Theresa Briscoe Mason mother of Rev. Dr. Cleveland T. A.  Mason II, Deacon Vivian A. Glenn, Darlene Butler, Anita Mason and Eric D. Mason...

TCR Breaking News: Rev. Dr. Elaine M. Flake appointed pastor of...

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By The Christian Recorder On May 3, at the 199th Session of the New York Annual Conference, the Reverend Doctor Elaine McCollins Flake was appointed...

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