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    Cosby Hires Michael Jackson’s Lawyer for Sex Assault Retrial

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby has hired Michael Jackson's former lawyer to represent him at his November retrial on sexual-assault charges in Pennsylvania. Cosby's spokesman announced Monday the 80-year-old comedian is bringing in Tom Mesereau...

    Supreme Court Strikes Down 2 NC Congressional Districts

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court struck down two congressional districts in North Carolina Monday because race played too large a role in their creation, a decision voting rights advocates said would boost challenges...

    Black Leaders Push for Stronger Preventive Healthcare

    In light of the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) dismal projections on the state of healthcare coverage under the Republican legislation to replace the Affordable Care Act, some health advocates in the Black community are...

    White House Intruder Identified as Army Veteran

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The man accused of getting inside the White House after scaling a fence is a veteran who was awarded a medal for his service in Iraq and retired due to disability,...

    Warren at Black University: Criminal Justice System ‘Racist’

    By BILL BARROW and CHEVEL JOHNSON, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Speaking Friday at a historically Black university, potential Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren delivered what she called "the hard truth about our criminal...

    Likely Connected Bombs Attack Minorities in Austin Suburb

    Three package bombs left on doorsteps in suburban neighborhoods have exploded in less than two weeks in Texas' capital city, killing two people, wounding two others and leaving investigators vowing to look at any...

    Introducing the New NAACP Nat. Pres.

    Inspired to help people of all walks of life, Cornell William Brooks, recently appointed president and CEO of the NAACP, wants to expand the civil rights organization into a more 21st Century state of...

    Federal Judge Bars Muslims From Seeing Surveillance Files

    A federal judge in California ruled April 27 that an alliance of Muslim organizations cannot review certain records of FBI investigations into their activities, but also admonished the government for lying about the existence...

    Charleston Church Slaying Families Accept Pursuit of Death Penalty

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The husband of a woman gunned down at a historic Black church in Charleston with eight other people said Wednesday he won't be at peace until the man charged in...

    Meet That Black Man with the Signs in Back of Trump at Arizona Rally

    Michael Symonette is the Bible-quoting, conspiracy-obsessed Black man who is often prominently behind Donald Trump at public rallies. While there he holds up a sign that says “Blacks for Trump.” Symonette, who also goes by...

    Sheriff: School Officer Unhurt After Maryland Shooting

    (Updated 03/20/2018) A sheriff says the school resource officer who shot at the suspect during a shooting at a Maryland high school is unhurt. Speaking at a news conference, St. Mary's County Tim Cameron says...

    Global Status of Black Women Explored at U.N. Conference

    The status of Black women was the overarching theme of the United Nation’s 60th Commission on the Status of Women held during its annual conference from March 8-24. Perhaps the most distinguished and diverse...

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