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Freedom Riders’ 1947 Convictions Vacated in North Carolina

Legendary civil rights leader Bayard Rustin and three other men who were sentenced to work on a chain gang in North Carolina after they...

Officials Release Names of those Killed in Racist Buffalo Massacre

By Stacy M. Brown, Senior National Correspondent, NNPA Newswire The victims of the racist massacre at a Buffalo, New York supermarket have been identified and...

Jackson confirmed as first Black female Supreme Court Justice

The Senate confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court on Thursday, April 7, 2022. By MARY CLARE JALONICK and MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press The Senate...

Battles over book bans reflect conflicts from the 1980s

By Fred L. Pincus, University of Maryland, Baltimore County A conservative leader found fault with how “respect for our nation’s heritage” had been mostly stripped...

“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...