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How a Black Farming Community Found Justice

Black families in the South are doing important work to continue the legacy of Black farming communities.

If you’re poor in America, debtor’s prison is real

Despite a centuries-old Supreme Court ruling that outlawed the practice, debtor’s prison remains very much alive in America, experts told NNPA Newswire.

REPORT: Black men are biggest beneficiaries of the First Step Act

The First Step Act, which replaced a federal “three strikes” rule that imposed a life sentence for three or more convictions – with a 25-year sentence, is benefiting thousands of incarcerated Black men, according to a new report.

America gets mixed view inside border facilities

The fight continues at the U.S.-Mexico border over the conditions at the facilities where migrants are detained. Vice President Mike Pence says conditions are unacceptable.

What to do if ICE shows up at your door

Immigration and Customs Enforcement is set to launch raids Sunday to arrest and deport thousands of immigrants with court-ordered removals in 10 cities, including New York City.

Report: Blacks seven-times more likely than whites to be wrongfully convicted of murder

Blacks are seven-times more likely than Whites to be wrongfully convicted of murder.

The private companies reaping millions from running ICE detention pens

On Friday morning, July 5, #TrumpHasKidsInCages began trending on Twitter.

Killing of a Black teen who was listening to rap music should be treated as a hate crime, activists say

The stabbing death of 17-year-old Elijah Al-Amin at a Phoenix-area convenience store has prompted calls for a hate crime investigation.

Group grants $1.6M for places that are part of Black history

More than $1.6 million in grants are going to 22 sites and organizations to help preserve Black history.

Patrick Gaspard to receive prestigious NAACP Spingarn Medal

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the nation’s foremost civil rights organization, has announced that Ambassador Patrick Gaspard will be awarded the prestigious Spingarn Medal.

The Chicago Defender ends print edition

After 114 years of using ink on paper to deliver news that informs, educates and empowers the African American community throughout the Windy City, Real Times Media, parent company of the Chicago Defender, has announced that the Chicago Defender will ...

Ebony, Jet fire remainder of staff, may close its doors for good

It’s official, Ebony Magazine—along with its sister publication Jet Magazine—has potentially closed its doors for good.

Attorney to file motion to dismiss charges against Ala. woman whose unborn child died in shooting

A Birmingham attorney says she plans to file a motion to dismiss charges against an Alabama woman whose unborn child was killed in a shooting, according to WBRC.

White supremacist sentenced to life in prison for deadly car attack in Charlottesville, Virginia

The avowed white supremacist who plowed his car into counterdemonstrators opposing a white nationalist rally in Virginia two years ago.

Police fatally shoot Black man in South Bend

South Bend, IN is the focus of one of the nations’ latest police involved shootings that’s left a Black man dead and a community demanding answers.

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