From ‘Crack Baby’ to Mentor, Shawn Blanchard Defies the Odds
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From ‘Crack Baby’ to Mentor, Shawn Blanchard Defies the Odds

By Edward Henderson (The San Diego Voice and Viewpoint, NNPA Member) The term ‘crack baby’…

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WATCH: Press Conference with Baltimore State’s Attorney Mosby after All Charges Dropped in Freddie Gray Case
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Simmons, RushCard Fund Program to Keep the Peace between Police and the Black Community
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Simmons, RushCard Fund Program to Keep the Peace between Police and the Black Community

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA News Wire Contributing Writer) Russell Simmons is as afraid of…

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Senator Warren Calls out 21st Century Digital Robber Barons
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Senator Warren Calls out 21st Century Digital Robber Barons

By Freddie Allen (NNPA News Wire National News Editor) During a recent speech on competition…

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100 Black Men, General Motors Encourage Young People to Pursue STEM Careers
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100 Black Men, General Motors Encourage Young People to Pursue STEM Careers

By Brelaun Douglas (NNPA/DTU Fellow, Atlanta Voice) In an effort to boost minority participation in…

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The Dallas Shootings: What We Know
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The Dallas Shootings: What We Know

[THEATLANTIC.COM] What we know: —Twelve officers were shot by snipers. Of these, four Dallas police…

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WATCH: Witness Account of Baton Rouge Police Department Shooting Alton Sterling
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St. Louis American Wins Big at NNPA Merit Awards
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St. Louis American Wins Big at NNPA Merit Awards

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA News Wire Contributor) “The St. Louis American” newspaper was the…

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Divers Find Body of Toddler Attacked by Alligator at Disney World
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Divers Find Body of Toddler Attacked by Alligator at Disney World

By Rushawn Walters (NNPA/DTU Journalism Fellow) The body of the two-year-old boy who was pulled…

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After Serving Nine Years in Prison for a Quadruple Murder He Didn’t Commit, Davontae Sanford Is Finally Free
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After Serving Nine Years in Prison for a Quadruple Murder He Didn’t Commit, Davontae Sanford Is Finally Free

By Tatyana Hopkins (NNPA/DTU Journalism Fellow, Michigan Chronicle) The lawyers of wrongfully convicted Davontae Sanford…

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