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Bias Against Hiring African-Americans Hasn’t Budged

Rates of discrimination against African Americans in field experiments of hiring did not decline from 1990 to 2015. ...

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NNPA issues call to support people in Texas impacted by flood

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) today issued an urgent national call for support for all people who are being impacted by the devastating flood waters from Hurricane Harvey. ...

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No charges in inmate’s death; family says guards beat him up

...family alleges he was beaten and thrown down stairs by guards known as the Beat Up Squad. ...

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Honoring U. S. Greatness: Statue of Banking Pioneer Maggie L. Walker Unveiled in Richmond, Va.

Richmond residents and officials rejoiced Saturday morning as the long-awaited statue of hometown hero Maggie Lena Walker was unveiled. ...

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Citizens Decry Mayor’s Plan to Put Confederate Statues ‘in Context’

Veteran NAACP activist Ora Lomax is still fuming over Richmond, Va. Mayor Levar M. Stoney’s plans for dealing with the stone and bronze figures that have been defining symbols of Richmond for generations. ...

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Cleveland policeman who shot Tamir Rice is fired, but no because of the 12-year-old’s death

The city of Cleveland on Tuesday fired the police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice in November 2014 and suspended another officer after investigations of the high-profile incident. ...

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Obama Presidential Center Envisioned as Economic Engine to Revitalize Chicago’s South Side

Former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama on Wednesday showed off a model of the Obama Presidential Center, which will honor the nation’s first African-American president ...

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