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Duke Slater, NFL’s 1st Black Lineman, is Now Hall of Famer

By Steven Wine, Associated Press Duke Slater was so good the NFL couldn’t keep him out. For a Black player in the 1920s and ’30s, that...

New Coronavirus Vaccine Requires ‘Trust’ of African American Community

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent News that Pfizer and BioNTech’s announcement that their coronavirus vaccine was more than 90 percent effective...

African American Woman, Midshipman 1st Class Sydney Barber, Makes US Naval Academy History

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Midshipman 1st Class Sydney Barber, a mechanical engineering major from Illinois, has been named brigade commander...

Black Woman Shot by Officer Seeks Justice from Hospital Bed

AP Wire Service WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) - A Black woman who was shot and wounded inside a vehicle by a police officer who also fatally...

Wealth Gap Costs Over Last Two Decades: $2.7 Trillion in Black Income, $16 Trillion...

By Charlene Crowell, Senior Fellow with the Center for Responsible Lending America’s persistent racial income and wealth gaps are the result of four intertwined factors: housing, education,...