Historic Tombs Have Been Restored In Timbuktu

Historic Tombs Have Been Restored In Timbuktu

The tombs, treasures of Timbuktu, date back to the 13th century in some cases. The saints were renowned for their scholarship as well as their piety, and their memorials formed par ...

Obama Offers Help To Track Billions In Stolen Nigerian Assets

Obama Offers Help To Track Billions In Stolen Nigerian Assets

"Nigeria is the most important country in Africa," said Carson, currently an adviser to the U.S. Institute of Peace. Now more than ever, "the relationship with Nigeria should not r ...

Wrongful Death: What Happened to Sandra Bland?

Wrongful Death: What Happened to Sandra Bland?

Whatever the cause of death there is one thing for certain – it was a wrongful death. ...

Lupus disproportionately affects Black women

Lupus disproportionately affects Black women

$32 billion in funding could raise awareness BY SHANTELLA Y. SHERMAN OF THE AFRO-AMERICAN NEWSPAPER (NNPA)- Lupus, or systemic lupus erythematosus, is a chronic and often debilitat ...

NC ACTIVIST TAKES DOWN CONFEDERATE FLAG –

NC ACTIVIST TAKES DOWN CONFEDERATE FLAG –

 For a short while last Saturday, the South Carolina Confederate battle flag in front of the South Carolina Statehouse was taken down, and North Carolina activist Bree Newsome was ...

After First Day of Historic Voting Rights Trial, Over Six Thousand March Through Winston-Salem for Mass Moral Monday

After First Day of Historic Voting Rights Trial, Over Six Thousand March Through Winston-Salem for Mass Moral Monday

WINSTON-SALEM, NC - Thousands of people from across North Carolina and the country descended on Winston-Salem tonight to march for the full restoration of voting rights in the stat ...

Remarks by the President  In Eulogy for the Honorable Reverend Clementa Pinckney

Remarks by the President In Eulogy for the Honorable Reverend Clementa Pinckney

Amazing grace how sweet the sound, that saved a wretch like me; I once was lost, but now I’m found; was blind but now I see. ...

NC NAACP responds to NC House’s passage of “Historical Artifact and Patriotism Act”

SPECIAL TO THE WILMINGTON JOURNAL RALEIGH, NC - This week, the North Carolina House of Representatives voted to pass the “Historical Artifact and Patriotism Act,” which makes it virtually impossible for local communities to move Confederate monuments. The measure, which came out of the House Homeland Security more ...

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Dashcam Footage of Sandra Bland’s Arrest Contradicts Police Report

“The jailer looked through the window and observed Ms. Bland hanging from her privacy partition in her cell,” Cantrell said. “I’d also like to reiterate that she was found in a semi-standing position with ligatures surrounding her neck. Ms. Bland more ...

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New Rihanna song: “B**** better have my money” too far or too genius?

BY TAYANA LEWIS OF THE HOUSTON FORWARD TIMES   (NNPA)- Rihanna leaves fans cringing in excitement and shock with “B**** Better Have My Money” – her latest music video. The chart topping singer released the self-directed bloody thriller on Vevo Thursday at midnight. “This isn’t a video! It’s a freaking MO more ...

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Butterfield introduces Bill to issue a commemorative postage stamp in honor of George Henry White

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) introduced H.R. 3034, a bill to direct the U.S. Postmaster General to issue a commemorative postage stamp in honor of George Henry White, the last African American to serve in Congress until 1929. “George Henry White was a persistent and thoughtful more ...

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Lupus disproportionately affects Black women

$32 billion in funding could raise awareness BY SHANTELLA Y. SHERMAN OF THE AFRO-AMERICAN NEWSPAPER (NNPA)- Lupus, or systemic lupus erythematosus, is a chronic and often debilitating autoimmune disease that impacts more than 1.5 million Americans. Characterized by intense fatigue, exhaustion, joint pain, and more ...

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For centuries, Black lives did not matter

BY DR. JULIANNE MALVEAUX It ought to be unnecessary for an activist movement to hinge on the principle of the equivalency of life. In the worlds of Democratic presidential candidates (don’t get me started on the Republicans), there is a compelling need to point out that Black Lives Matter and White lives matt more ...

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OUR VOICE, GUEST EDITORIAL: Blackonomics: The change we’ve been waiting for

BY JIM CLINGMAN   In light of the conversations about police abuse, unwarranted stops and arrests, and homicide cases involving Black people and police officers, many Black people get angry, maybe have a march, and then go home to await the next incident. Some of our organizations do their usual thing by more ...

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