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U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team Start Strong at 2016 Rio Olympics

Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas and the U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team Start Strong at 2016 Rio Olympics

August 11, 2016

The USA women’s gymnastics team obviously did not come to play in Rio – they literally vaulted ahead of the competition during the qualifying round on Sunday. Veteran Aly Raisman…

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Marlon Marshall, who serves as director of state campaigns and political engagement for Clinton, is as seasoned as any individual in any political camp

Hillary Clinton Looks to Build African American Base with Top Staffers

August 4, 2016

As the presidential candidates sprint towards the November 8 election, the Clinton campaign has turned to seasoned, Black political strategists to boost voter turnout in the African American community. Last…

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Manny Otiko

Police Brutality Against Blacks Is Becoming International Embarrassment for America

July 14, 2016

I have several friends in various parts of the world. Sometimes when I talk to them, the first words that come out of their mouths are, “What the hell is…

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Donald Trump’s wife who posed nude on the cover of a magazine


July 1, 2016

The religious right had nothing to say about Donald Trump’s wife who posed nude on the cover of a magazine. When Michele Obama wore short pants she was critized harshly…

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LeBron James Passes Michael Jordan as the Most Valuable Player in NBA History

June 22, 2016

Nationwide — According to the Washington Post, “Lebron James has moved past Michael Jordan in post-season value over replacement, a box score estimate of the points per 100 possessions that…

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Homelessness in California: Gov’t Takes Action to Attack Worsening Problem

June 2, 2016

Shanesha Franklin has always been a big dreamer. The 30-year-old single mother says, for as long as she can remember, helping youth has always been close to her heart. Then…

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Minority Business Development Agency awards $31.5 million in grants – Federal funding will support MBDA Business Centers across the Nation

May 19, 2016

WASHINGTON (May 16, 2016) — The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is awarding $31.5 million in federal funding to 21 grant recipients as part of its…

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Life in Flint; Living with Deadly Water

Life in Flint; Living with Deadly Water

March 22, 2016

FLINT, Mich. — Life over the past months has changed dramatically for Alaya Smith and her family, which includes her two-year-old son, Amarus Jones, and her fiancé. They live in…

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This March, Linda Jackson Encourages Women to Consider Their Financial Legacy in Celebration of Women’s History Month

March 21, 2016

SAN BERNARDINO, CALIF. (March 4, 2016) — In celebration of Women’s History Month, Linda Jackson, a senior certified housing counselor and branch manager of NID Housing Counseling Agency of the…

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President Obama Hosting Canadian Prime Minister

Howard University News Service Photos of President Obama Hosting Canadian Prime Minister

March 12, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Thursday, March 10, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama wait for the arrival of Canada’s Prime Minister and Mrs. Grégoire Trudeau for a State…

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