National

Dr. Joseph Lowery on APS Trial: ‘Racketeering Had No Business in This Equation’

  Atlanta (CBS 46) – Dr. Joseph Lowery released a statement Thursday saying that the prison time and fines handed out in the Atlanta Public Schools cheating trial were “ridiculous.” Dr. Lowery asked “what statement have we made?” in his remarks, urging the judge in the case to Read More

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Politics

Black State Lawmakers Fight for Relevancy

by Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As conservative southern Democrats – once known as Dixiecrats – switched to Republicans, Black state lawmakers have seen their power evaporate in the South. “Virtually all Black elected officials in the region are outsiders looking in,” Read More