2016: A Year in Review
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2016: A Year in Review

By Armstrong Williams (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Is it still 2016? This really seems like the…

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Carl Matthews’ N.C. Lunch Counter Sit-In was the Model for the Movement
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Carl Matthews’ N.C. Lunch Counter Sit-In was the Model for the Movement

By Todd Luck Special to the NNPA News Wire from The Winston-Salem Chronicle WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.…

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The Transformative Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., in 2016
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The Transformative Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., in 2016

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA News Wire Columnist There is no debate concerning the…

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Book Review: ‘Black Silent Majority’ by Michael Javen Fortner
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Book Review: ‘Black Silent Majority’ by Michael Javen Fortner

(New York Times) – For as long as I can remember, certain relatives of mine…

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Obama: Women Made Civil Rights Movement Happen
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Obama: Women Made Civil Rights Movement Happen

Darlene Superville, ASSOCIATED PRESS     WASHINGTON (AP) — To President Barack Obama, women of…

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The Martyrdom of Emmett Louis Till
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The Martyrdom of Emmett Louis Till

Weekend of activities connects generations active in the struggle to protect Black lives by Ashahed…

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Amelia Boynton Remembered as the ‘Rosa Parks’ of Selma Movement
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Amelia Boynton Remembered as the ‘Rosa Parks’ of Selma Movement

  By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Amelia Boynton Robinson, who died…

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Black Civil Rights Activist Recalls White Ally Who Took a Shotgun Blast for Her
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Black Civil Rights Activist Recalls White Ally Who Took a Shotgun Blast for Her

Michael E. Ruane, THE WASHINGTON POST   WASHINGTON (The Washington Post) — By all rights,…

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Allies of US Civil Rights Victim Reflect 50 Years Later
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Allies of US Civil Rights Victim Reflect 50 Years Later

RIK STEVENS, Associated Press KEENE, New Hampshire (AP) — Fifty years after Jonathan Daniels was…

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Emmett Till HBO Miniseries From Jay-Z, Will Smith & Aaron Kaplan In the Works
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Emmett Till HBO Miniseries From Jay-Z, Will Smith & Aaron Kaplan In the Works

Nellie Andreeva, DEADLINE   (Deadline.com) — Emmett Till was only 14 when the black teen was…

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