Category : Black Local and National News

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Armed man taken into custody at Trump rally in Dallas

The Dallas Police Department has issued a statement indicating that a man wearing body armor was observed at President Donald Trump’s rally this evening. Someone brought the man to the authorities attention and after observing and confirming that he...

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Teresa Phillips Announces Retirement

By Ron Wynn NASHVILLE, TN — Longtime Tennessee State University Athletics Director (AD) Teresa Phillips, one of a select handful of women serving in that position at a major college, announced her retirement Thursday, effective June 2020. She’...

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Sister Tarpley: Becoming Aware of God

Editor’s Note: This is a reprint from June 7, 2012 “And, behold, I am with thee, and will keep thee in all places whither thou goest, and will bring thee again into this land; for I will not leave thee, until I have done that which I have spoke...

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What you need to know before picking up this book

By: Terri Schlichenmeyer There are so many things you want to leave your children. Heirlooms will someday be theirs, obviously, but your gifts won’t be objects. You want to leave them reminders of you, memories to make them laugh, advice to make them...

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Yvonne Charles, CEO of the Charlotte Maxwell Clinic ‘Oakland’s Charlotte Maxwell Clinic takes care of our community in a heartfelt way.’ by Melbra Watts and Diana Zollicoffer CMC has been a best-kept secret for women in the Bay Area dealing...

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30 days after release, prisoner holds fundraiser

by DaReal PrisonArt After six years in the federal prison system and 18 years in the most notoriously violent prisons in the California prison system, this August saw the release of Min. King, William E. Brown aka Pyeface. For those who do no...

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#StokersSoWhite: 2016-2018, the fall of tokenism at the HWA

Linda Addison, first Black Stoker winner (Poetry, 2001) and Lifetime Achievement Award winner, with Tananarive Due, first Black Stoker nominee (Novel, 1995) and guest of honor at StokerCon 2017 in Long Beach – Photo: Dave Duffy Writing While Blac...