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First Black woman appointed to Michigan’s top court

By Joey Cappelletti and Ed White, The Associated Press Kyra Harris Bolden will become the first Black woman to serve on the Michigan Supreme Court,...

Warnock, Walker: Starkly different choices for Black voters

By BILL BARROW, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Raphael Warnock is the first Black U.S. senator from Georgia, having broken the color barrier for one of...

Vice President Kamala Harris Plans to Swear-In New Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent America’s history-making vice president plans to swear in Los Angeles’ history-making mayor during an inaugural ceremony...

Congressional Black Caucus Names Nevada’s Steven Horsford as New Chair

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Democratic Rep. Steven Horsford, who earned the distinction of Nevada’s first African American State Senate Majority...

First Black Woman Chosen as Soloist for the Pacific Northwest Ballet

By Aaron Allen, The Seattle Medium, Word In Black The Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB) continues to provide opportunities for African Americans to excel and hold...