Breaking Barriers

Barack Obama was the first African-American president of the United States. Here’s a look at other firsts for American Blacks in...

Convictions overturned of 10 framed by cop

Former Chicago officer served 22 months in prison for false drug charges STACEY WESCOTT/CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS Zarice Johnson...

One-third of Americans OK with blackface on Halloween

BY DAVID MATTHEWS NEW YORK DAILY NEWS / TNS In the 1930s, Jewish singer Al Jolson was known...

Baseball trailblazer and civil rights icon Frank Robinson dies at 83

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE RICHARD STACKS/BALTIMORE SUN/TNS Frank Robinson, one of the elite players in the...

A BORDERLESS AFRICA?

In a critical first step toward what could become the ‘United States of Africa,’ a continent-wide free trade agreement is nearing...

Legal double standards keep us in shackles

It’s time we stop lying to ourselves. The lie is that in...

Cory Booker hates public schools

U.S. Senator Cory Booker (DN.J.) announced his presidential campaign last week. There’s plenty about Booker’s record worth...

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Are we forgetting 400 years?

As Black History Month (BHM) 2019 begins, we might easily find ourselves simultaneously gratified, impressed, and nearly...

New #MeToo PSAs spotlight sexual violence survivors

BY ASHLEY LEE LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS KEN MURRAY/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS Tarana Burke started the #MeToo movement in...

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