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    Will Toxic Lead Water be the Norm in Poor Cities in America?

    By The Westside Gazette The officials will admit there is a lead crisis in the drinking water, in certain parts of the city in Newark New Jersey. This story appears to be similar to the...

    Bullied Employee Collects $1.58 Million From UC Regents

    By Jennifer Bihm Former UCLA employee Nicole Birden said she feels “good about her victory” now that UC regents have been ordered to pay her $1.58 million, as compensation for her experience in what she...

    Trial To Begin in 9-year-old’s Killing That Shocked Chicago

    By DON BABWIN Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — It stands as one of Chicago's most horrific crimes, in large part because of small details that are impossible to shake: The promise of a juice box...

    Supreme Court Justices Weigh In On Cable TV Civil Rights Lawsuit

    By Jessica Gresko, The Associated Press Comedian and media mogul Byron Allen wants TV viewers to watch the channels his company produces — from one that runs "Judge Judy"-like shows all day to those dedicated to...

    Virginia Gov Picks Panel to Remove Discriminatory Laws

    By The Associated Press Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has named nine people to a new commission designed to eliminate Jim Crow-era discriminatory language in state laws and regulations. Northam announced Sept. 3 that he was appointing Norfolk...

    Twitter CEO’s Account Hacked

    By The Associated Press Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey’s, account has been hacked and whoever broke in sent racist and vulgar tweets to his 4.2 million followers. Some of the tweets were up for about 30...

    Suspect Arrested In Uber Double Homicide

    By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] Law enforcement authorities made an arrest after two people were shot and killed during a fatal Uber attack in Oxon Hill. Meanwhile, a Bowie man is released from jail after...

    Do Black Kids Deserve This Treatment in School?

    By Jeffrey L. Boney, NNPA Newswire Contributor Laughing at the humiliation and degradation of a young and impressionable Black boy is intolerable but having that type of behavior displayed by the people directly responsible for...

    Green Book of Tampa Bay Highlights Area’s Black Vendors and Businesses

    By J.A. Jones PETERSBURG — Describing itself as a “mobile travel guide,” Green Book of Tampa Bay is an online resource that offers its readers information on African American cultural sites, Black artists and Black-owned...

    Uganda: 9-year-old Girl from Congo Dies of Ebola

    By RODNEY MUHUMUZA and AL-HADJI KUDRA MALIRO Associated Press KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A 9-year-old Congolese girl who tested positive for Ebola in neighboring Uganda has died, Ugandan authorities said Friday, as the World Health...

    Second BSU Student Killed

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Days after losing a student leader following a hit and run accident, Bowie State University and the Paint Branch communities came together in mourning the death of 18-year-old Damion...

    Amazon Says “No” To Westphalia

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] In late July, the AFRO reported that Amazon was expected to open a fulfillment center in the growing Westphalia Towne Center area, however, Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks said...

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