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Presidential Debate Leaves Viewers Uneasy and Unmoved

By Courtney Davis Howard University News Service WASHINGTON -- A watch party for the first presidential debate of 2016 in Busboys and Poets, filled with Democrat Hillary Clinton supporters, gave her televised clash of ideas with Republican nominee Donald Trump the feel of a boisterous Super Bowl party. Viewers jeered the opposing team, in this case Trump, applauded Clinton’s zingers and rebuttals and became ...

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Black Donors Made New African American Museum Reality

By Victoria Jones Howard University News Service WASHINGTON -- The opening of the National Museum of African American Culture and History was full of glitz and glamour as celebrities, elected officials, civil rights icons and three American presidents came together to celebrate the historic moment. But even as President Barack Obama addressed thousands in a moving speech, actor Will Smith and entertainment ...

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Citizen Newspaper Publisher William Garth, Sr. Dies at 79

By Lisette Gushiniere William Garth, Sr., Chief Executive Officer of the Chicago Citizen Newspaper Group Inc. (CCNG) and Chairman of the Chatham Business Association (CBA) died on Friday, September 23, 2016. He was 79. A pillar in the community, Garth led the Citizen with a steady hand and worked hard to make the news operation the largest Black-owned ABC audited newspaper in the Midwest. Starting out as an ...

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Trump vs. the Constitution

There’s a long list of things Trump still doesn’t quite grasp about the Constitution ― about freedom of the press, the separation of powers, the promise of equality under the law. It’s possible he’ll never grasp them. When he was pressed about respecting the Constitution ...

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