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    NNPA Urges Better U.S.-Cuba Relations

    NNPA NEWSWIRE — “The majority of the people of the United States want better relations with Cuba, and that is the will that must prevail,” stated Chavis, who counted among the delegation of 30...

    Sixties’ Freedom Rider to Keynote MLK Day Event

    By The Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — A woman who was among the "Freedom Riders" who challenged racial segregation in the 1960s will be the keynote speaker at a breakfast in Cincinnati honoring civil rights...

    Future of Historic African American School in Jeopardy

    By RICKEY CIAPHA DENNIS JR., The Post and Courier MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) — It was expected to be the beginning of a joyous preservation effort: relocating the town's last standing African American school. But blocked...

    Dallas Examiner Publisher Mollie Belt to Receive NNPA Lifetime Achievement Award

    NNPA NEWSWIRE — “It is with great pleasure that the NNPA Executive Committee has selected Mollie Belt for the honor of the Publishers Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to the NNPA for so...

    Buttigieg Decision on Police Chief Shadows Presidential Run

    By MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Karen DePaepe had been waiting all day for a call back from Pete Buttigieg. It was March 2012, and the 30-year-old mayor of South Bend,...

    Joe Biden Boosts Super Tuesday Case With Sewell Endorsement

    By BILL BARROW, Associated Press Joe Biden has secured a weighty Deep South endorsement for his presidential campaign, with Alabama's lone Democratic House member on Friday announcing her support for the former vice president. Terri Sewell...

    A Look at Expected Participants in Virginia Gun Rally

    By SARAH RANKIN, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — State officials and U.S. hate-monitoring groups are warning about the potential for violence ahead of a gun-rights rally in Virginia that's expected to draw a mix...

    Multiracial Churches Growing, Challenge for Clergy of Color

    By ADELLE M. BANKS, Religion News Service KELLER, Texas (RNS) — For four hours at a megachurch outside of Dallas, pastors of color shared their personal stories of leading a multiethnic church. One, a lead pastor...

    Trump’s Black Voter Outreach Looks in Part to the Pews

    By ELANA SCHOR, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In the eight years since he became a pastor at First Immanuel Baptist Church, Todd Johnson says he's seen his congregation's politics make a subtle shift. The Philadelphia...

    Black Mayor of Racially Diverse Iowa City Backs Buttigieg

    By THOMAS BEAUMONT, Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Quentin Hart, the Black mayor of Iowa's most racially diverse city, is backing Pete Buttigieg for president, giving the former South Bend, Indiana, mayor a...

    Biden Picks up Colin Allred as 10th Black Caucus Endorser

    By BILL BARROW, Associated Press Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Monday picked up his 10th endorsement from a Congressional Black Caucus member, with Texas Rep. Colin Allred's decision underscoring the former vice president's advantage...

    The Black Struggle in 2019: Staying aware, facing injustice and fighting for the future

    By Brian 18X Crawford | J.S. Adams and Toure Muhammad |The Final [email protected] via NNPA 2019 saw challenges and signs of a continual awakening of the Black community, even as racism and police killings remained...

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