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    After Memo Becomes Public, Focus of Trump Citizenship Question is Revealed

    By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor A deceased Republican strategist who played a key part in the Trump administration’s effort to get a citizenship question included on census forms for the 2020 census has...

    ‘Michael Jackson Drug’ Still Prompts Curiosity From Patients

    By CARLA K. JOHNSON AP Medical Writer It remains the most widely used anesthetic in U.S. hospitals, but many patients still remember propofol as the drug that killed Michael Jackson. Most are no longer afraid of...

    New Exhibit Traces 4 Centuries of Black History in Virginia

    By DENISE LAVOIE Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The artifacts in a new exhibit tracing four centuries of Black history in Virginia range from the painful to the poignant: leg shackles and chains used...

    Kamala Harris Boosts Outreach to Historically Black Colleges

    By ERRIN HAINES WHACK Associated Press Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is stepping up her campaign outreach to the Black community. The California senator is seeking to mobilize students and graduates of historically Black colleges and...

    Court Tosses Flowers Murder Conviction Over Racial Bias

    By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Friday threw out the murder conviction and death sentence for a Black man in Mississippi because of a prosecutor's efforts to keep African...

    OP-ED: On Juneteenth We Must Remember Our Fight For Freedom Continues

    By Derrick Johnson, NAACP President and CE On June 19, 1865, Texan slaves found out they were freed by the Emancipation Proclamation, two and a half years after it was issued by President Abraham Lincoln....

    Joint Statement on Violent Protests That Have Left Haiti at a Standstill

    By BlackPressUSA Washington, D.C. — Representatives Frederica Wilson (D-FL), Kathy Castor (D-FL), Lois Frankel (D-FL), Val Demings (D-FL), Alcee Hastings, (D-FL), Debbie Murcarsel Powell (D-FL), Darren Soto (D-FL), Donna Shalala (D-FL) and Barbara Lee (D-CA)...

    ‘Why not now?’ Lawmakers Debate Reparations for Slavery

    By ERRIN HAINES WHACK AP National Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The debate over reparations catapulted from the campaign trail to Congress on Wednesday as lawmakers heard impassioned testimony for and against the idea of providing...

    Booker Campaign Gets 2020 Jolt With Pushback Against Biden

    By ELANA SCHOR and MEG KINNARD Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Cory Booker's supporters have spent months waiting for a moment when the charismatic senator could break through a crowded field of Democratic presidential candidates....

    Battle Flag Carried by Black Union Troops Sells for $200K

    By The Associated Press DENVER, Pa. (AP) — A flag that was carried into battle by a Black Union regiment during the Civil War and hand-painted by an acclaimed African American artist will join one...

    BMe Community Announces ‘Next Narrative for Black America’ Campaign

    Campaign is focused on “Asset-Framing” - fresh messaging for elevating the Black community’s strengths as key to achieving greater gains. Campaign includes fellowships to build critical skills and increase community impact, and a national conference...

    Wilson Moves From Sagamore to Hopkins

    By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Alicia Wilson, the ascending attorney and civic leader rooted firmly in the East Baltimore community where she grew up, has been tapped for a new position of leadership at Johns...
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