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In Selma, Obama proved he’s ‘Black enough’

The Obama family join hands as they begin the march with the foot soldiers across the Edmund Pettus Bridge. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson) By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief SELMA, Ala. (NNPA) – Throughout his campaign for the presidency, Barack Obama was dogged by one question: Is he Black enough? The question was repeated so often that after showing up late for an appearance at the ...

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African American Landmarks Preservation Initiative report

The Report of the African American Landmark Preservation Initiative (AALPI) is published and will be shared at a book launch Saturday, January 31 ...

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Some police turning to stun guns after killings, protests

By Andrew Welsh-Huggins Wire Service Correspondent COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- With tensions running high over the killings of blacks by police, departments around the country are changing policies and procedures to curb the use of deadly force, ease public distrust and protect officers from retaliation. New York City plans to issue stun guns to hundreds more officers. The Milwaukee department is making crisis-i ...

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Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the accomplishments and failures of his four terms as mayor and long service on the D.C. Council. ...

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President Obama Welcomes the Jackie Robinson West All Stars to the White House

Yesterday afternoon, the Jackie Robinson West All Stars -- the U.S. champions in this year's Little League World Series -- stopped by the White House for a visit with the President and the First Lady. ...

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Pesky? Effective? Campaign signs spread like weeds

Trash or Treasure? ...

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Constance “Connie” Harper, Associate Publisher/Editor at Cleveland Call & Post, dies at the age of 81

Civil Rights advocate and longtime Call and Post Newspaper Associate Publisher and Exec Editor Constance "Connie" Harper died Friday at a Dayton, Ohio hospital where she was on life support after suffering a heart attack. She was 81. ...

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Just Mom’s Address Has Changed

Now to see and talk to Mom you have to go into your mind and call up your memories or just look into your heart and feel her presence. ...

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