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The Consequences and Realization of a District Attorney’s Racism

Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer’s comments have led to calls for his resignation, losing political support, and a potential rebuke from judges. It...

A major collection of Black poems, books is coming to LSU

By Terell Wilkins, The Advocate LSU has obtained one of the country's largest collections of African-American poetry, including a book once owned by Frederick Douglass...

Autherine Lucy Foster, A Critical Figure in the Civil Rights Movement, Dies at 92

Autherine Foster “was the embodiment of courage,” said Rep. Chris England, D-Tuscaloosa, who chairs the organization. “As the first Black student to attend the...

Congresswoman: House Has Votes to Pass Reparations Bill

Congresswoman Jackson Lee said this week that there’s now enough votes in the House for passage of the historic piece of legislation. By Stacy M....

On the ice, a question: Where are the Black figure skaters?

By Aaron Morrison, Associated Press Before her own Olympic career began, Canadian figure skater Vanessa James had seen Black Girl Magic on the ice. It...