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    By Dianne Anderson Fast paced social media platforms can boost advertising awareness, but Palm Springs survivors are also counting on a good old fashioned billboard to draw the eye to the long entrenched racism of one of the wealthiest places in the nation. Rich in tourism, the city attracts new and old money, but it’s ...
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    “Kwanzaa, Freedom, Justice and Peace: Principles and Practices For A New World” By Dr. Maulana Karenga Again, this year we wish for Africans everywhere throughout the world African community “Heri za Kwanzaa. Happy Kwanzaa”. And we bring and send greetings of celebration, solidarity and continued struggle for an inclusive and shared good in the world. ...
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    Civil Rights Advocate Legacy of Justice and Empowerment By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent Charles J. Ogletree Jr., a distinguished Harvard Law School professor, celebrated attorney, and leading civil rights advocate, has died at 70. Ogletree, who had battled Alzheimer’s disease since 2015, reportedly died at his home in Maryland. “Charles was ...
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    By Nyah Marshall Howard University News Service Americans around the country, including legal scholars and Black women, are praising President Joe Biden’s announcement last week nominating Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to replace Associate Justice Stephen Breyer on the U.S. Supreme Court. If confirmed, Jackson would make history as the first Black woman and the first ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Going into the 2024 election, it seems like voters have a jump on time, but not so fast. Despite an overwhelming trail of contempt charges, it looks like Trump supporters are pushing for a replay of the last Administration, and that worries Darlene Futrel, president of the Orange County National Action Network. ...
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    By Dianne Anderson In the past few weeks since Santa Ana Councilmember Johnathan Ryan Hernandez began calling for justice surrounding the police-involved killing of his cousin, he continues to receive a steady stream of hate and death threats in an attempt to silence his voice. He emphasized that a Brown man with a platform for ...
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    By Quinci LeGardye California Black Media May 31-June 1 marked the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, one of the deadliest acts of racial violence in American history. The Black community in Tulsa, known as the Greenwood District, which has been referred to as the “Black Wall Street,” was decimated by a heavily armed ...