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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Confederate Emblems ‘Treason,’ Says Head of Rights Group
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Confederate Emblems ‘Treason,’ Says Head of Rights Group

The Associated Press The national president of a U.S. civil-rights group said Wednesday that Confederate…

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About 100 Set Out to Retrace Selma-to-Montgomery March
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About 100 Set Out to Retrace Selma-to-Montgomery March

KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press SELMA, Ala. (AP) — Dozens of marchers set out across Selma’s…

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Black Youth Leading the Way in This Modern Day Movement
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Black Youth Leading the Way in This Modern Day Movement

by Jeffrey L. Boney Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times Imagine being…

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Plans for 2 Separate Selma Marches Cancelled as Groups Unify
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Plans for 2 Separate Selma Marches Cancelled as Groups Unify

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA) – A very public conflict between the…

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LBJ Doesn’t Deserve Credit for Selma
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LBJ Doesn’t Deserve Credit for Selma

By Diane Nash NNPA Guest Columnist   Joseph Califano’s statement that Selma was Lyndon B.…

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SCLC President Joins Forces with Gorbachev in Peace Effort
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SCLC President Joins Forces with Gorbachev in Peace Effort

  By Sherrel Wheeler Stewart Special to the NNPA The Southern Christian Leadership Conference, leader…

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Maya Angelou: A Freedom Fighter with a Pen
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Maya Angelou: A Freedom Fighter with a Pen

By Benjamin F. Chavis NNPA Columnist   Millions of people throughout the world continue to…

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Let Some Good Flow from NBA’s Bad News
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Let Some Good Flow from NBA’s Bad News

  By Charles Steele, Jr. NNPA Guest Columnist From time to time, we are presented…

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Rev. T.J. Jemison, Civil Rights Leader, Dies at 95
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Rev. T.J. Jemison, Civil Rights Leader, Dies at 95

Special to the NNPA from The Louisiana Weekly REV. T.J. JEMISON The Rev. T. J.…

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