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6:33 AM / Monday October 21, 2019

Week In Review

DOJ settles case against racist landlords

February 13, 2011

The Justice Department has announced a settlement of its lawsuit alleging that Chandi Biswas, Kenneth R. Scott and Frankie L. Roberson violated the Fair Housing Act by making discriminatory statements against African-American renters…

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MLK III considers buying part of Mets team

February 6, 2011

In a late-night statement released to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Sunday, King said that he hoped that the venture, if successful, would increase diversity among the owners in professional sports. Major league baseball has no African American owners.

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Less than half of students proficient in science

February 6, 2011

Only 1 percent of fourth-grade and 12th-grade students, and 2 percent of eighth-graders scored in the highest group on the 2009 National Assessment of Educational Progress, a federal test known as the Nation’s Report Card. Less than half were considered proficient, with many more showing minimal science knowledge.

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Camden, N.J. braces for deep police, fire cuts

January 22, 2011

Yet another crisis is upon this burdened city, among the most impoverished and crime-ridden in the country. Deep layoffs of city workers go into effect on Tuesday – cutting up to 383 jobs, or one-fourth of the city’s employees.

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GOP spending cuts would affect millions, poor

January 22, 2011

Low-income students may get smaller grants and the newly disabled might have to wait longer for their benefits. And just about every politician is going to get an earful from the local PTA if school aid gets whacked.

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Black males seek equality

January 16, 2011

Hundreds of community leaders from across the nation met today in Washington, to advance an ambitious national agenda to substantially reduce social and economic disparities for black men and boys.

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Recent News

Freedom Quest

Looking for an antidote for Ferguson-like political impotence: Compulsory voting

October 18, 2019

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Commentary

A Millennial Voice: Gretel Munday – From Essex to the Stage

October 18, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Gretel Munday By Danae Reid Gretel Munday’s fiery red hair and piercing blue eyes showed...

Color Of Money

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October 18, 2019

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Oasis

‘Our rights come from God Almighty’: President Trump reassures Christians at Values Voter Summit

October 18, 2019

by Mikaela Mathews ChristianHeadlines.com contributor  President Donald Trump appealed to Christian leaders this weekend at the Values...

Food And Beverage

Five ways to celebrate everyday occasions

October 18, 2019

BPT If you look at most people’s calendars, the days that stand out are the big ones...

Go With The-Flo

The Apollo Theater has added additional casting for the encore production of staged adaptation of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “Between the World and Me”

October 18, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Ta-Nehisi Coates By Florence Anthony On October 7, the New York Women’s Foundation (The Foundation)...

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