On 50th Anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., AHF ‘Looks Back in...

LOS ANGELES (April 4, 2018) On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global...

Why Martin Luther King Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign Is More Important Than Ever

On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis TN, while fighting for a 10-cent wage increase for garbage workers. These efforts by...
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No Criminal Charges for Officers Involved in the Shooting Death of Alton Sterling: Everything...

Michele McCalope (NNPA Member/The Drum) |  BATON ROUGE—Following a 10-month investigation into the extrajudicial killing of Alton Sterling, Louisiana’s Attorney General Jeff Landry announced, during...
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King’s Fight for Economic Justice Was Largely Ignored by Mainstream Media

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor)  |  Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will always be remembered as a social activist and Baptist minister...
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Pedestrian Tickets Lead to Hundreds of Suspended Driver’s Licenses

More than half the 2,000 people who received pedestrian tickets in Duval County, Florida, from 2012 to 2016 saw their driver’s licenses suspended or...

Grassroots campaign aims to restore civil rights to nonviolent Florida felons

(Orlando, FL) When Rodney Johnson walks around parking lots, football games, car washes, and meat markets asking passersby, "Do you believe in second chances?"—for him,...
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Civil Rights Organizations: Our Immigration Policies Must Reflect Our Nation’s Values

WASHINGTON -- Following President Trump’s meeting with Republican senators to discuss the future of immigrant youth who have been thrust into legal limbo, civil rights...
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D.A.: Cop who shot fleeing black man in the back was ‘justified’

WARNING:  This police body cam video shown below is especially disturbing-- and extremely graphic. On the night of August 13, 50-year-old Patrick Harmon was pulled...
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CBC Chairman Talks HBCUs, Impeachment And #RootOutRacism

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Contributor, Seattle Medium   |  During a conference call with reporters, Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.), the chairman of the Congressional Black...
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Church Leaders Unite in Opposition to Hate

Source: www.thisisworr.org  |  Oakland, CA — Following a white nationalist, Ku Klux Klan-sponsored “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, Black church faith leaders...