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California A New Way of Life Re-Entry Project will host its 18th annual gala Sunday, Dec. 4, at the Omni Los Angeles. This year’s event, with the theme “Passing the Torch … Igniting the Spirit of Leadership,” will honor six ...

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Alabama On Nov. 16, Talladega City Manager Patrick Bryant reported that a police officer had been fired after posting racist posts to Facebook. The posts were allegedly captured in screen grabs from Officer Joel Husk’s account, with one from Last ...

Trump sorting through resumes

As president-elect Donald Trump has continued shuffling through prospective candidates for his administration and even announced a plan to address the challenges to contemporary Black America, there is a seemingly odd but typical occurrence happening.

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The White House hosted a Princess Party on Oct. 7 for 115 Black girls to celebrate literacy and Black excellence. The event, which was led by 6-year-old Jordan West, author of “Princess for a Day,” was held at the Department ...

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California The Associated Press reports that activists are suing Los Angeles police and prosecutors, arguing that sweeping gang injunctions violate the civil rights of thousands of people.

Emotional reunion for 21 rescued ‘Chibok' girls, home at last

In a sight that could make a witness choke up with tears, a roomful of rescued Nigerian schoolgirls from Chibok ran into the arms of their overjoyed parents and smothered them with hugs. The gathering, organized by Nigerian authorities, signaled ...

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Arizona Last week, a judge ruled that a Phoenix grandmother who has been accused of flying cross-country with $500,000 worth of cocaine will not be returning home for the time being. According to federal court paperwork, Cheryl Cheatham flew from ...

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California The Living Legends Foundation Inc. (LLF) held its 25th anniversary and 20th awards dinner and gala at the Taglyan Cultural Complex in Hollywood.

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Arkansas Michael Sabbie, an inmate at the privately operated Bi State Jail in Texarkana, died in his cell in July 2015. The medical examiner declared that Sabbie, 35, a father of four, died of “natural” causes related to heart muscle ...

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California The Oakland Museum of California’s (OMCA) major fall exhibition, “All Power to the People: Black Panthers at 50,” opens Oct. 8 to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party (Oct. 15, 1966) and ...

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California San Francisco 49ers owner Jed York pledged $1 million to improve racial and economic inequality and building a stronger relationship between law enforcement authorities and the communities they serve, according to news sources.

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California Entertainment Studios Networks (ESN), a Black-owned multi-media company, can add two instances of alleged racial animus to its suit against Charter Communications according to a California federal judge. The court also dismissed arguments that the suit is nothing but ...

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Alabama The interim Mayor of Midland City took the loss of her election pretty hard, and in the process exposed her racist attitude on Facebook. Republican candidate Patsy Capshaw Skipper lost her seat to a Black woman in last week’s ...

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California Legislation that would require more transparency and tracking of mental health services for foster kids in every California county unanimously passed the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Aug.18.

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