National

Whites Who Kill Blacks More Likely to Escape Punishment

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – When the Florida jury found George Zimmerman, a White neighborhood watchman, not guilty of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17 year-old African American, the scales of justice had been tipped Read More

Politics

Voting Rights Advocates Face Uphill Battle

Kimberlé Crenshaw says voting rights advocates must move beyond the status quo by Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – In the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling in Shelby County v. Holder, striking down section 4 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, civil Read More