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Program helps foundations fund Black-led nonprofits better

By Jim Rendon of The Chronicle of Philanthropy Chronicle of Philanthropy A new effort to help grantmakers change the way they work so they can...

“Ashamed”: Newspapers Apologize for Decades of Negative Coverage on Black Communities

In at least three instances, an analysis of historical behavior by the newspapers themselves has been followed by an apology. The papers in the...

Trayvon Martin, 10 Years Later: Teen’s Death Changes Nation

Trayvon Martin's final night began with a convenience store run, a quick trip for candy and something to drink. It ended in a confrontation...

The Pandemic’s Heavy Toll on Our Children’s Mental Health

The Covid-19 pandemic is taking a heavy toll on the health, finances, and mobility of people around the world, affecting almost everyone on the...

U.S. House Votes to End Sentencing Disparity Between Crack and Powder Cocaine

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor In March U.S. House Democrats Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Bobby Scott (D-VA) joined Republican Reps. Kelly Armstrong (R-ND)...