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Sen. Kamala Harris announces run for 2020 Presidential race

January 21, 2019

By JUANA SUMMERS, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris, a first-term senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump’s nominees, entered the Democratic presidential race on Monday. Vowing to “bring our voices together,” Harris would be the first woman to hold the presidency and the second African-American…

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Use FL511 to find the best route to MLK Day celebrations

January 19, 2019

Black PR Wire TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — On Monday, January 21, 2019, the nation will celebrate and remember the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This day is known as Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Day, and is a federal holiday, now recognized in its 34th year. In honor of MLK…

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Alabama civil rights institute rescinds Angela Davis honor

January 11, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Angela Davis ASSOCIATED PRESS BIRMINGHAM, ALA. — The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute in Alabama is getting withering criticism on social media after rescinding its decision to honor political activist and scholar Angela Davis. Davis is a Birmingham native who has spent decades fighting for civil rights. She was an active member of the…

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Clemency granted to Cyntoia Brown, who was sentenced to life at age 16

January 11, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Cyntoia Brown (Photo: Tennessee Department of Corrections) By Kimberlee Kruesi ASSOCIATED PRESS NASHVILLE, Tenn.  — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam granted clemency on Monday to a woman serving a life sentence for murder who says she was a victim of sex trafficking. The outgoing Republican governor, whose term ends in just two weeks, chose…

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Young seven-year-old Black author has his book added to Library Of Congress

January 11, 2019

Nicholas Buamah’s work will be included in the Library of Congress’ collection of over 39 million books. By NewsOne Staff NEWSONE.COM Georgia-bred author Nicholas Buamah hasn’t even reached the age of 10 yet, but he’s gone further in his literary career than most authors. According to Face2Face Africa, the 7-year-old’s book was accepted into the…

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Eyeing 2020, Harris addresses prosecutorial past in memoir

January 10, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Sen. Kamala Harris (Photo: Shutterstock) By Juana Summers associated press WASHINGTON — As she nears a decision on whether to seek the presidency, Sen. Kamala Harris is taking on what could be a hurdle in a Democratic primary: her past as a prosecutor. In her memoir published Tuesday, the California Democrat describes herself…

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Elizabeth Warren makes big move toward 2020 presidential run

January 4, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Sen. Elizabeth Warren  (Photo: shutterstock) By Elana Schor ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — On Monday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren took the first major step toward launching a widely anticipated campaign for the presidency, hoping her reputation as a populist fighter can help her navigate a Democratic field that could include nearly two dozen candidates. “No matter…

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Fox News hires Donna Brazile as political contributor

March 18, 2019

By David Bauer NEW YORK (AP) — Former Democratic National Committee chief Donna Brazile, who was fired...

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Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church hosts free conference for young men, “Next Generation 100”

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