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Sole Black GOP U.S. Senator Declares “America Not a Racist,” Many Disagree

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor “Hear me clearly: America is not a racist country,” said South Carolina Republican Tim Scott, the only African...

NNPA EXCLUSIVE: Rep. Val Demings Will Run for Senate

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent Congresswoman Val Demings (D-FL) will run for the U.S. Senate seat out of Florida currently held by...

Senate Confirms Marcia Fudge as HUD Secretary

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent The U.S. Senate voted on Wednesday to confirm Rep. Marcia Fudge as Secretary of the Department of...

Senate Passes $1.9 Trillion American Rescue Plan

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent President Joe Biden promised help was on the way to an America still battered by COVID-19,...

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

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