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Philando Castile

$3 Million Settlement Reached in Philando Castile Death Case

The mother of Philando Castile, the black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last year, has reached a settlement with the Minnesota suburb...

Swords of Violence

I want to begin this week’s column by thanking the readers and supporters of The Gantt Report. I truly appreciate your long time and...
Roger Caldwell

Republicans Winning and Democrats No Plan or Platform

Democrats can never win in America without the Black vote and a progressive platform. Trump and the Republicans are winning with poll numbers in the...
global warming

 Why the Paris Accord is Important for Black America

"We are not faced with two separate crises, one environmental and the other social, but rather one complex crisis which is both social and...
Supreme Court building

Game Changer: Supreme Court rules church eligible for public funds

The Supreme Court ruled on Monday states can no longer lock religious organizations out when distributing grant funding for state programs.  In what is...
refugeea

Congo-Kinshasa:   Crisis Worsens As Deaths Rise & Refugees Flee

The UN estimates that more than 3,300 have been killed, and 1.3 million forced to flee violence since last August. Meanwhile, neighboring Angola has...

Understanding Sickle Cell Disease

Dr. Kevin is currently the Chief Medical Officer for Rare Disease at Pfizer. He pursued medicine after being inspired by his father’s work as...
legal docs and records

Need a Public Document?

Need a public document or record, but not sure how to go about getting it?  The beautiful thing about Florida’s Sunshine laws is that...

NNPA Hosts National Black Parents Town Hall

In an on-going effort to increase awareness about the “Every Student Succeeds Act” (ESSA) in the Black community, the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA)...
Dorothy Leavell

Chicago Crusader Publisher Dorothy Leavell Elected New Chairman of the NNPA

Shortly before the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s (NNPA) annual Legacy Awards Gala, NNPA members elected veteran Chicago Crusader publisher Dorothy Leavell to serve as...