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U.S. House of Representatives Passes Milestone Voting and Ethics Legislation

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent State lawmakers in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Arizona and other jurisdictions who continue to enact local voter...

Bloody Sunday Memorial Honors Late Civil Rights Giants

The commemoration of a pivotal moment in the fight for voting rights for African Americans honored four giants of the civil rights movement who...

OP-ED: Where We Go from Here

So, for me, 2021 is about hope and about working for a better life for all and a better nation together as we rise from the terrible test that 2020 has been. It is about recommitting to one another and to good works to help our brothers and sisters in need. And even before we voted for inclusion, we were already making good trouble. White, Black and Brown nationwide took to the streets this past spring and summer to ask our nation — to demand of our nation — that we address the systematic racism that has plagued this country since its founding. That has torn the very fabric of our country and created so much pain and loss. With one voice, all were saying: ‘Please, at long last, fix this.’” — Ray Curry, Secretary-Treasurer, UAW

RECAP: Rev. Raphael Warnock’s Historic Win in Georgia Senate Race

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor Rev. Raphael Warnock, who is the pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church, the Atlanta church where Rev. Dr. Martin...

In First Act of New Congress, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Introduces Reparations Bill

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent With the start of the 117th Congress this week, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas), a senior...