NAACP President Emeritus Hatcher Dies

NAACP President Emeritus Hatcher Dies

The Ventura County community is saddened by the passing of a civil rights icon and NAACP legend, Mr. John R. Hatcher III. He transitioned on the morning of Friday, November 3, 2017 ...

Judge won’t dismiss discrimination suit by slave descendants

Judge won’t dismiss discrimination suit by slave descendants

A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit that claims racial discrimination is eroding one of the last communities of slave descendants on the Southeast U.S. coast. Resident ...

Financial success? Report shows race plays major role

Financial success? Report shows race plays major role

For those growing up in Louisiana, African-American children may have a significantly more difficult time achieving financial success as adults than white children, according to an ...

Debate over Ken Burns Civil War doc continues over decades

Debate over Ken Burns Civil War doc continues over decades

By Hillel Italie From the time it aired nearly 30 years ago, Ken Burns' Civil War documentary has been a popular sensation and subject of debate. The 11-hour, nine-part series prem ...

Despite campaign promise, billionaires’ tax loophole survives again

Despite campaign promise, billionaires’ tax loophole survives again

The tax treatment of so-called carried interest wouldn’t change in the overhaul proposed by House Republicans, retaining a big benefit for private-equity and hedge-fund titans. By ...

Will Texas Massacre Force Military to Improve its Criminal Reporting System?

Will Texas Massacre Force Military to Improve its Criminal Reporting System?

The Air Force’s apparent failure to send the criminal records of the airman behind Sunday’s mass killings to civilian authorities allowed him to obtain guns. Such reporting failing ...

Newspaper Organization Head Meets With Civil Rights Leaders and U.S. Mayors

Newspaper Organization Head Meets With Civil Rights Leaders and U.S. Mayors

By Stacy M. Brown During a recent meeting in New York City, the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) joined the National Urban League, the National Action Network and a ...

Will Texas Massacre Force Military to Improve its Criminal Reporting System?

The Air Force’s apparent failure to send the criminal records of the airman behind Sunday’s mass killings to civilian authorities more ...

November 09, 2017

In the social justice world, it’s piranha eat piranha

By Printus LeBlanc In today’s hyper-sensitive world, a simple observation or sentence can get blown out of proportion and make wor more ...

October 10, 2017
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