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‘A trusted comrade,’ Black Press legend George Curry dies at 69

The Black Press lost one of it’s most celebrated warriors when George Curry, veteran journalist and former Editor-In-Chief of the NNPA News Wire, died from an apparent heart attack on Saturday, August 20, 2016.

Why are black Democrtats more popular in the GOP than black Republicans

If Black Republicans ever want to be taken seriously by the Black community, they have to stop accepting the silly ultimatum being offered by the Republican Party.

Choices dwindling for Obamacare customers

Many consumers may find they have few choices when shopping on the Obamacare exchanges for 2017.

Verizon is once again the best performing mobile carrier

With its "Better Matters" campaign, Verizon likes to brag it's the best. Now, a new report suggests those claims are mostly true.

Are police ticketing practices creating a tinder box in black community?

It's not just about police killing black men. It's deeper than that.

From ‘crack baby’ to mentor, Shawn Blanchard defies the odds

The term ‘crack baby’ emerged into the social consciousness in the 80’s and 90’s during the crack epidemic sweeping minority communities. It referred to children who had been exposed to the drug because of their mother’s usage during pregnancy.

800 people donate to save Langston Hughes' house

Soon poetry and music will fill the Harlem home of legendary poet Langston Hughes again.

Trump’s speech in Wisconsin addresses poverty, crime in the black community

During a campaign speech in Wisconsin, Trump appealed to African American voters offering an alternative to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

Donors, sponsors generously support African-American History Museum

Sponsorships and donations have been pouring into the new Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), which is set to open on Sept. 24 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Baltimore 'hero mom' Toya Graham, family homeless after fire

Toya Graham first made headlines after a televised smackdown of her teenage son during the Baltimore riots last year.

Urban League conference draws big names

Democratic Vice Presidential candidate Tim Kaine may have helped set the tone at the annual conference of the National Urban League, which was held last week in Baltimore.

Education Secretary calls on leaders to ‘raise voices’

The four-day National Urban League Conference at the Baltimore Convention Center had the theme, “Save Our Cities,” and organizers said a chief way to accomplish that goal is through education.

William Barber’s prophetic voice demands voting rights and justice for all

The headlines blared almost non-stop.

Serena and Venus Williams stunned in Rio Olympic doubles

They were one of the biggest favorites for gold -- but Serena and Venus Williams won't be topping the podium together at the Rio 2016 Olympics.

Deval Patrick opens up about issues of race, policing

As a former governor, civil rights lawyer and a product of Chicago's South Side, there may be few Americans who understand the current national debate about the need for police reforms better than Deval Patrick.

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