Category : Black Local and National News

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A Black Happy Thanksgiving 2021

By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., National Newspaper Publishers Association President and CEOAfrican Americans and other communities of color across the United States of America will spend the traditional Thanksgiving holidays this year with multiple pe...

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$10,000 Reward Renewed for Information in Death of Joe Shelton Jr.

The family of Joe Shelton Jr. has renewed the $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for his death after a concrete chunk went through his windshield as he was driving on I-24 east at...

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On the road again: Travelers emerge in time for Thanksgiving

Determined to reclaim Thanksgiving traditions that were put on pause last year by the pandemic, millions of Americans will be loading up their cars or piling onto planes to gather again with friends and family. The number of air travelers this week i...

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Homefulness the world

“Homefulness, a poor and houseless peoples-led solution to homelessness, is here in this occupied Lummi and Nooksack land to share the template of a poor people solutions to poverty, scarcity, homelessness and the violence called sweeps,” says Aunti...

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Thomas Jefferson Statue Removed From City Hall After 187 Years

New York–Thomas Jefferson is no longer in the room where it happens. Art handlers packed up an 884-pound statue of Jefferson in a wooden crate Monday after a mayoral commission& voted to banish& the likeness of the nation’s third pr...

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NDG Book Review: ‘Make Good the Promises’ is a historical journey

By Terri Schlichenmeyer Scout’s honor. It’s a pledge, hope to die, and pinky swear. Someone’s offered their word and now you have expectations. They’ve made a solemn vow and you’ll hold them responsible but remember: as in the new book “Make Good the...

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Learn from God’s Creation

“For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities – is eternal power and divine nature – have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that men are without excuse” (Romans 1:19-20). Have you ever had so...

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Dallas Cowboys stall in game against Kansas City Chiefs, 19-9

By Dwain Price NDG Sports After a most frustrating 19-9 loss to the defending American Football Conference champion Kansas City Chiefs this past Sunday, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott decided to look at the setback through rose colored glass...

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OP-ED: A Black Happy Thanksgiving

By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. NNPA President and CEO African Americans and other communities of color across the United States of America will spend the traditional Thanksgiving holidays this year with multiple perspectives ranging from gratefulness...