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OP-ED: On Bloody Sunday’s 56-Year Mark, President Biden’s Words Remind Americans That Democracy Needs...

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “Fifty-six years ago, Bloody Sunday marked a turning point in our nation’s civil rights movement. The brutal assault on peaceful civil...

COMMENTARY: When Will Workers Get a Break?

By Julianne Malveaux, NNPA Newswire Contributor Now that the impeachment trial of the 45th President is over, perhaps our legislators can turn their attention to working...

Why Black America Could Care Less About Emanuel Jackson’s Fate

Jackson turned himself into the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, admitting his role in the Jan. 6 Trump-inspired insurrection that resulted in the death of a Capitol Police officer, disrupted an act of Congress, and much destruction. Unlike the more than 100 people arrested, Jackson is one of the few held without bail. A trial may not come for at least another year.

FBI Vetting Troops Before Inauguration

Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy told The Associated Press that officials are conscious of the potential threat, and he warned commanders to be on the lookout for any problems within their ranks as the inauguration approaches. “We’re continually going through the process, and taking second, third looks at every one of the individuals assigned to this operation,” McCarthy said in an interview after he and other military leaders went through an exhaustive, three-hour security drill in preparation for Wednesday’s inauguration.

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...