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Cleveland tops Dallas in bid to host RNC in 2016

Cleveland won the backing of a Republican National Committee panel on Tuesday, all but guaranteeing the GOP's 2016 presidential pick will accept the party's nomination in perennially hard-fought Ohio. ...

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Chavis named NNPA interim president and CEO

Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. a global business leader, educator, and longtime civil rights activist, was elected interim president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association at the group’s annual meeting last Wednesday ...

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Tropical Storm Arthur Threatens Holiday Travel

COLUMBUS – Tropical Storm Arthur is threatening to disrupt travel plans for millions of holiday travelers along the east coast. AAA urges those who are planning a trip to the east coast, or any other destination, to monitor the situation closely both during and after the storm. ...

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Bobby Womack, singer with brave 2nd act, dies

Bobby Womack, a colorful and highly influential R&B singer-songwriter who influenced artists from the Rolling Stones to Damon Albarn, has died. He was 70. ...

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Black workers stuck in poverty wages

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As fast food and retail workers continue to march for higher wages, a new study by the Economic Policy Institute revealed that Blacks are more likely to earn poverty wages than Whites. ...

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Black children have highest abuse rates

Black children are twice as likely as Whites to be victims of child abuse, with 1 in 5 becoming victims of neglect and/or physical, sexual, or emotional abuse, according to a new study.. ...

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Ruby Dee: Legendary Actress And Civil Rights Activist Dies At 91

Ruby Dee, an acclaimed actress and civil rights activist whose versatile career spanned stage, radio television and film, has died at age 91, according to her daughter. ...

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Maya Angelou opened her life to open our eyes

The day before she died, Maya Angelou telephoned Ebony magazine headquarters in Chicago to tell new editor-in-chief Mitzi Miller that she was proud of her. ...

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Charter Review Commission Announces Upcoming Meetings

The Columbus Charter Review Commission will hold several meetings and a public hearing in June ...

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10TV to present live coverage of the Children’s Miracle Network Telethon

WBNS-10TV will broadcast the Children’s Miracle Network Telethon live from Nationwide Children’s Hospital on Saturday, May 31 and Sunday, June 1. ...

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