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Senate Passes Bill to Honor Emmett Till and His Mother

By The Associated Press Till was abducted, tortured and killed after witnesses said he whistled at a white woman at a grocery store in rural...

Last parent of a child killed in 1963 church bombing dies

By Associated Press Maxine McNair, the last living parent of any of the four Black girls killed in a 1963 Alabama church bombing, died Sunday....

House Judiciary Committee Passes Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act

The House Judiciary Committee has passed the Emmett Till Anti-lynching Act (H.R. 55), legislation introduced by U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) that would...

Hero Capitol Officer Eugene Goodman Hails from Washington, DC

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent U.S. Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman is a hero from Washington, D.C., who deserves the Congressional...

IN MEMORIAM: Katherine Johnson, a Pioneering NASA Mathematician Featured in “Hidden Figures,” Dies at...

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor Katherine Johnson, the legendary NASA physicist and mathematician whose work played a key role in the early successes...