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John McCain, senator and former presidential candidate, dies at 81

By Stephen Collinson, CNN   (CNN)Whenever America was in a fight during his long lifetime, John McCain was in the thick of it. McCain, who has died at the age

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Man Calls Out Hypocrisy of Mugshot Being Used for Black Man Arrested for Defending His Daughter

  By Tanasia Kenney A Twitter user went toe-to-toe with critics over the media’s use of a Black man’s mug shot after he was arrested and charged for defending his

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‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin dead at 76

  NEW YORK – Music legend and one-time New York City resident Aretha Franklin has died at the age of 76. The singer of such classic hits like “Respect” and

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Lynching Memorial Draws 100,000 Visitors In First 3 Months

    By Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The nation’s first memorial to victims of lynching has drawn more than 100,000 visitors in its first three months — far

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Black Men XCEL: Our Movement To Advance Black Men

    by  Earl “Butch” Graves Jr. A major part of Black Enterprise’s mission has been exposing our audience and the world to the major accomplishments of African Americans across

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Trump White House Views Migrants as Subhuman                                  

    The Trump White House does not see migrants as full human beings. They see them as a horde of invading pests. Trump himself has recently used the word

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ADDRESS HOUSING CRISIS WITH A BASIC SECURITY DEPOSIT GUARANTEE

    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a radical economic thinker. In his 1967 book, Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? King wrote, “the programs of the past

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Brings Dairy-Free Frozen Dessert Inspiration to Vegan Fest at Weavers Way Co-Op in Ambler June 23rd

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: The call has gone out for the season’s “must attend” event for vegans or those who just want to be one, for Vegan Fest at Weavers

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ACTIVISM IS THE RENT I PAY FOR LIVING ON THE PLANET

    Novelist and poet Alice Walker once said, “activism is the rent we pay for living on the planet.” As a white American male who is able bodied, heterosexual, English speaking,

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Major League Baseball in San Juan as a 21st Century Marshall Plan

      The people of Puerto Rico are rich. The name itself means “Rich Port City.” Any narrative that portrays Puerto Rico as a poor, battered, and inept Commonwealth

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Black and Brown Students Are Denied Access To Advanced Placement Courses, the New Jim Crow In Education

    By David Love Education provides a gateway for opportunity. Those who have access to a better education have better chances for success. While the U.S. education system may

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The latest massacre in Gaza casts a pall over U.S. embassy opening

    The latest demonstrations in Gaza took place as the U.S. embassy was formally relocated to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, on the 70th anniversary of the formation of Israel. Only 40

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In Ending ‘Roseanne,’ ABC Executive Makes Her Voice Heard

    By Brooks Barnes     LOS ANGELES — In the two years since Channing Dungey took over as president of ABC Entertainment, becoming the first black executive to

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The NFL Moves to Silence Voices of Dissent

Would women have the right to vote today if they were told by men to only protest inside their homes? Would African-Americans have equal protection under the law if the

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A Constitutional Crisis Is Already Happening

        America is not facing a looming constitutional crisis, the nation is fully immersed in one right now.   Let’s examine the record. This is a president who