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“These are the vestiges of enslavement that people don't want to deal with,” said Dr. Julianne Malveaux, the former President of Bennett College.

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Dr. Jasmine Streeter, DVM 

Watching Soleil's languorous lifestyle has inspired me to establish better sleeping habits which have led to increased happiness and productivity.

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Bill Fletcher, Jr., NNPA Newswire Contributor 

You have probably heard about islands of plastic (and other garbage) inhabiting our oceans. The impact of this is the dying off of entire segments of oceans. In addition, many countries in the global North, including but not limited to the USA, look at the countries of the global South as a massive garbage dump. What we use and use-up, we then send to the global South to be disposed of.

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Julianne Malveaux is an author and economist. 

…while the students are demographically different, one can hope that the call to "practice humanity" is one that will be heeded. It is, perhaps a sign of the times, that graduates have to be urged to practice humanity, but so much of our world is inhumane, placing profits over people, that the admonition is appropriate.

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Researchers say: Families with two out of five different types of deprivation qualify as poor: low income; poor health; no High School diploma; unemployed; no health insurance

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By Roger Caldwell, NNPA Newswire Contributor 

During an arrest in 2015 of bank department executive, Noel Carter, who happens to be a Black man was viciously and brutally beaten along Orange Avenue early in the morning.

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Author and Editor Rivera Sun says if you want to make change, think outside the protest box.

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A. Scott Bolden 

Traitors like Jefferson Davis and other Confederates are memorialized while a woman who risked her life time and again to free enslaved people is simply dismissed.

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Bill Fletcher, Jr., NNPA Newswire Contributor 

You must have seen this video of a father speaking with his pre-verbal son about the season finale of Empire.

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Bill Fletcher, Jr., NNPA Newswire Contributor 

If every tactic that was used by African Americans in the Civil Rights Movement and/or in the fight against apartheid South Africa was either criminalized or attacked by the US Congress, how would you respond?

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