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March Against Fear: When ‘Black Power’ Became Mainstream

By Tamara Shiloh, OAKLAND POST It was June 5, 1966. James Howard Meredith (born 1933), on a mission to encourage Black voter registration and defy entrenched...

13 States Set to Tax Student Loan Forgiveness

By Stacy M. Brown, Senior National Correspondent, NNPA Newswire According to an analyst by the Tax Foundation, as many as 13 states will consider President Joe...

Troubling questions unresolved in latest end to Till case

By Jay Reeves, Associated Press By her own telling, Mississippi authorities provided Carolyn Bryant Donham with preferential treatment rather than prosecution after her encounter with...

Grand Jury Declines to Indict Woman in Emmett Till Killing

A Mississippi grand jury has declined to indict the white woman whose accusation set off the lynching of Black teenager Emmett Till nearly 70...

IN MEMORIAM: Basketball Legend Bill Russell Dies at 88

By Stacy M. Brown, Senior National Correspondent, NNPA Newswire Boston Celtics Legend Bill Russell, one of professional basketball’s greatest players and the sport’s most crowned...