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Rest In Power, Dick Gregory

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Comedian and writer Dick Gregory, who became a leading activist during the civil rights movement, died in Washington, D.C., on Saturday evening, his son Christian Gregory announced. The elder Gregory was 84 years old.

The comedian-turned-activist was hospitalized several

Taraji P. Henson On Charlottesville: We Must Continue To Fight, But Only Through Love

In light of the bigotry and violence displayed in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday, Taraji P. Henson wants people to know that hate will not win. During a promotional event for Special K on Monday, the actress told HuffPost what it takes to combat white supremacy and

What Must We Do to Help HBCUs?

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Will another HBCU “bite the dust?”  Truly, it depends on us.  Pennsylvania’s Cheyney University, the oldest HBCU in the nation (founded in 1837) has been on probation since November 2015.  If the Middle States Commission on Higher Education does not accept a sustainability

Kamala Harris Slams Donald Trump's 'Many Sides' Rhetoric On Charlottesville

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Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) criticized President Donald Trump’s refusal to directly condemn the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend, instead choosing to blame “many sides.” “We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigot

Omarosa Tells NABJ Convention She ‘Fights On Front Lines Every Day’ To Laughs, Groans

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Omarosa Manigault-Newman, the reality TV star who has become an aide to President Donald Trump, received a chilly reception Friday at this year’s National Association of Black Journalists convention in New Orleans. As prominent black journalists and public relations profes

Justice Dept to look into universities' Affirmative Action policies: report

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The Justice Department’s civil rights division is preparing to look into and possibly sue universities whose affirmative action admissions policies could be deemed discriminatory against white applicants, The New York Times reported Tuesday. An internal memo, obtained by t

Nat’l NAACP Names Interim President To Replace Cornell Brooks

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The NAACP has named Derrick Johnson, the vice chairman of their board of directors, the organization’s interim president.e unanimous decision was made by the executive committee of the board of directors during the Association’s 108th annual convention in Baltimore. Th

Rest In Power, Dick Gregory

 Rest In Power, Dick Gregory

Comedian and writer Dick Gregory, who became a leading activist during the civil rights movement, died in Washington, D.C., on Saturday evening, his son Christian Gregory announced. The elder Gregory was 84 years old. The comedian-turned-activist was hospitalized several times after falling ill earlier this month. He was taken to the hospital again on Thursday in “a serious but stable medical condition,” Gregory’s son said on social media, adding that his father’s old age made “a...

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Taraji P. Henson On Charlottesville: We Must Continue To Fight, But Only Through Love

Taraji P. Henson On Charlottesville: We Must Continue To Fight, But Only Through Love

In light of the bigotry and violence displayed in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday, Taraji P. Henson wants people to know that hate will not win. During a promotional event for Special K on Monday, the actress told HuffPost what it takes to combat white supremacy and violence. “The only way you resist hate is through love,” she said. “It appears to be like hate is winning but it will not. Nothing good can come from hate. Nothing. No...

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What Must We Do to Help HBCUs?

What Must We Do to Help HBCUs?

Will another HBCU “bite the dust?”  Truly, it depends on us.  Pennsylvania’s Cheyney University, the oldest HBCU in the nation (founded in 1837) has been on probation since November 2015.  If the Middle States Commission on Higher Education does not accept a sustainability report that is due on September 1, the school may lose its accreditation.  Without accreditation, Cheyney students cannot receive federal financial aid like Pell grants and federal loans.  Many would be forced to...

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Kamala Harris Slams Donald Trump's 'Many Sides' Rhetoric On Charlottesville

Kamala Harris Slams Donald Trump's 'Many Sides' Rhetoric On Charlottesville

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) criticized President Donald Trump’s refusal to directly condemn the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend, instead choosing to blame “many sides.” “We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides ― on many sides,” Trump said Saturday.  Harris, however, doesn’t agree. “And as the country grappled with this tragedy, we were told that ‘many sides’ should be condemned. Many sides,” Harris said in a Facebook post on...

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Omarosa Tells NABJ Convention She ‘Fights On Front Lines Every Day’ To Laughs, Groans

Omarosa Tells NABJ Convention She ‘Fights On Front Lines Every Day’ To Laughs, Groans

Omarosa Manigault-Newman, the reality TV star who has become an aide to President Donald Trump, received a chilly reception Friday at this year’s National Association of Black Journalists convention in New Orleans. As prominent black journalists and public relations professionals watched, Manigault-Newman, on a panel about police violence, was asked about her role in the Trump administration, and what she has done for the black community.  “I fight on the front lines every day,” Manigault-Newman said, provoking laughter...

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Justice Dept to look into universities' Affirmative Action policies: report

Justice Dept to look into universities' Affirmative Action policies: report

The Justice Department’s civil rights division is preparing to look into and possibly sue universities whose affirmative action admissions policies could be deemed discriminatory against white applicants, The New York Times reported Tuesday. An internal memo, obtained by the Times, advertised for lawyers within the agency who would be interested in a new initiative that includes “investigations and possible litigation related to intentional race-based discrimination in college and university admissions.” According to the Times report, the memo does not list any specific group...

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Nat’l NAACP Names Interim President To Replace Cornell Brooks

Nat’l NAACP Names Interim President To Replace Cornell Brooks

The NAACP has named Derrick Johnson, the vice chairman of their board of directors, the organization’s interim president. The unanimous decision was made by the executive committee of the board of directors during the Association’s 108th annual convention in Baltimore. The NAACP is the largest and oldest civil rights organization in the U.S. The executive committee of the board is comprised of 14 people. On May 19, the NAACP board announced that the contract of Cornell William...

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