HU Students Occupy Campus Building Amid Financial Aid Scandal
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HU Students Occupy Campus Building Amid Financial Aid Scandal

Howard University students protest their administration and their school President Wayne A.I. Frederick's leadership.

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For Many Black Washingtonians, Gentrification Threatens Housing and Health
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For Many Black Washingtonians, Gentrification Threatens Housing and Health

Gentrification can have negative effects on the health outcomes of Black residents in Washington D.C.…

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OPINION: Direct Engagement with President Trump and the GOP is paying off for the HBCU community
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OPINION: Direct Engagement with President Trump and the GOP is paying off for the HBCU community

Thurgood Marshall College Fund President and CEO Dr. Harry L. Williams talks about HBCUs and…

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Judge Steven O’Neill in the Cosby Sexual Assault Trial will allow Five Accusers to Testify
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Judge Steven O’Neill in the Cosby Sexual Assault Trial will allow Five Accusers to Testify

In the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial set to begin this month, Judge Steven O’Neill…

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Judge O’Neill Refuses to Recuse Himself in Tension-Filled Day at Cosby Sex Assault Hearings
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Judge O’Neill Refuses to Recuse Himself in Tension-Filled Day at Cosby Sex Assault Hearings

Judge Steven O’Neill’s alleged extramarital affair and impartiality questioned by Cosby lawyers during sexual assault…

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NAACP, Prince George’s County File Lawsuit over “Underfunded, Understaffed” 2020 Census
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NAACP, Prince George’s County File Lawsuit over “Underfunded, Understaffed” 2020 Census

The NAACP, Prince George’s County and two county residents are suing President Trump, Commerce Secretary…

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No Criminal Charges for Officers Involved in the Shooting Death of Alton Sterling: Everything We Know
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No Criminal Charges for Officers Involved in the Shooting Death of Alton Sterling: Everything We Know

Louisiana’s Attorney General Jeff Landry announced that his office would not pursue criminal charges against…

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Color of Change, Other Civil Rights Groups Sue Homeland Security over “Race Paper,” Targeted Surveillance
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Color of Change, Other Civil Rights Groups Sue Homeland Security over “Race Paper,” Targeted Surveillance

The Color of Change and the Center for Constitutional Rights sue the Department of Homeland…

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NNPA Newswire Special Report: Judge Allows Five More Accusers to Testify Against Bill Cosby
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NNPA Newswire Special Report: Judge Allows Five More Accusers to Testify Against Bill Cosby

In Bill Cosby’s new criminal sexual assault trial, set to begin April 2, Judge Steven…

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Sacramento Police Dept. Under Fire for Shooting Death of Stephon Clark, an Unarmed Black Man, in South Sacramento
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Sacramento Police Dept. Under Fire for Shooting Death of Stephon Clark, an Unarmed Black Man, in South Sacramento

The Sacrament Observer reports on the shooting death of Stephon Clark in Sacramento, Calif. Clark…

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