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NAACP BOARD ELECTS DERRICK JOHNSON PRESIDENT AND CEO

SPECIAL TO THE WILMINGTON JOURNAL BALTIMORE, Oct. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), America's largest and original legacy civil rights organization, has unanimously elected Derrick Johnson president & CEO, it was announced today. Johnson, 49, has served as interim president and CEO since July of this year. A Detroit native now residing in Ja ...

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STUDY REVEALS: RACIAL MICROAGGRESSIONS MAY REVEAL DEEPER BELIEFS

   By Kim Eckart Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from NorthStarNewsToday.com (TriceEdneyWire.com) - Whites who are more likely to make microaggressions against Black people are also more likely to hold some degree of negative feelings towards Black people as a whole, whether they know it or not, a new study suggests. “Our study results offer validation to people of color when they experience micro ...

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CBC CHAIRMAN’S LETTER TO TRUMP EXPRESSES ‘UTTER DISGUST’ WITH THE WAY HE HANDLES RACE RELATIONS

“I write today to express my utter disgust with your handling of race relations in America in general and, more specifically, your calculated, divisive response to nationwide demonstrations against police brutality and racial injustice by professional football players, owners, coaches, and countless other patriots,” ...

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BLACK IMMIGRANT ORGANIZATION ANGRY ABOUT TRUMP RESCINDING DACA

“BAJI is appalled by Trump’s decision to rescind DACA. By cancelling the program President Trump is again pandering to white supremacists over immigrant and poor communities as well as millions of organizations, businesses and allies that support DACA recipients,” said Opal Tometi, executive director of BAJI, which is based in New York. ...

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POLICE ARREST BLACK NFL PLAYER BECAUSE HE WAS “ACTING SUSPICIOUS”

 By Frederick H. Lowe Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from NorthStarNewsToday.com (TriceEdneyWire.com) - A Las Vegas police officer pointed a gun at Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett’s head and threatened to kill him if he moved after arresting him for no reason on Saturday, August 26.  Bennett posted his experience on twitter. Bennett was walking to his hotel after attending the Mayweathe ...

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CITY OF HOUSTON UNDER WATER AS HURRICANE HARVEY RIVALS KATRINA

COURTESY PHOTO:Man clings to the hood of a car as flood waters rose in Houston.  BY HAZEL TRICE EDNEY (TriceEdneyWire.com) – At publication deadline this week, more than 9,000 people – an overflow of evacuees – had packed into the Houston Convention Center fleeing the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Additional people on higher ground south of Houston had been urged to leave their homes immediately due to the ...

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