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Mary Alice Jervay Thatch, Freedom Fighting Publisher of Wilmington Journal Dies

A teacher and educated wordsmith, Mary Alice Jervay Thatch had an unsurpassed commitment to providing a voice to African Americans. She took over the...

Irving: Refusal to get vaccinated about ‘what’s best for me’

By BRIAN MAHONEY, AP Basketball Writer Kyrie Irving said Wednesday he didn't want to lose salary or a chance to compete for a championship with...

Black Couple’s Daring Escape From Slavery Marked in London

By Danica Kirka, Associated Press A Black couple who escaped slavery in the U.S. state of Georgia and fled to Britain to campaign for abolition...

Expanded Museum Traces Legacy of Slavery in America

By Kim Chandler, Associated Press The statues of chained men, women and children stick hauntingly out of sand as simulated waves crash overhead, a symbol...

Martin Luther King III and Wife Arndrea King Talk Voting Rights, Abolishing Filibuster

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire In 1963, more than 250,000 people marched on Washington, D.C., for jobs and freedom with Dr. Martin Luther...