JUNETEENTH

By Stephanie Tilley From chains to self preservation, From enslavement to opportunity. It’s been a long journey to be recognized, To be acknowledged as human. Our black has been bruised… persecuted… and hated! We have been treated like forbidden fruit, When the taste of injustice, is lethal to our lives. No, we do not know

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Here We Go Again, The Never-Ending Sex Smear of Dr. King

Earl Ofari Hutchinson Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered more than a half century ago in Memphis. Then FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover has been dead almost a half century. Yet, one wouldn’t know it. King is once again being slammed with the age-old charge that he was a philanderer, a pervert, and a

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The Truth About Integration Blacks Against Blacks – Part II.

“The myth of integration as propounded under the banner of the liberal ideology must be cracked because it makes people believe that something is being achieved when in reality the artificially integrated circles are a soporfic to the Blacks while salving the consciences of the few guilt-stricken Whites.” – Steven Biko By Roy Douglas Malonson

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Remains found in Arkansas identified as those of Maleah Davis

By Aaron Barker – Senior Digital Editor Human remains that were found in Arkansas last week were positively identified Monday as those of Maleah Davis. The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences said the 4-year-old girl’s cause and manner of death are pending further tests and investigation. Maleah Davis was reported missing May 4 by

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How Indian Americans came to dominate the National Spelling Bee

By Shalini Shankar If the finals of the National Spelling Bee are upon us, so is the chatter about Indian American domination of the competition. Indian Americans have won every Scripps National Spelling Bee since 2008, a reign that is the result of a confluence of factors — feel-good documentaries that inspired future spellers, a

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Harlem Drug Kingpin Frank Lucas Dies at 88

By Ibn Safir Harlem kingpin Frank Lucas, who inspired the 2007 feature film American Gangster with Denzel Washington, has died. According to CBS News, Lucas passed Thursday in New Jersey. He was 88. Raised in North Carolina, Lucas found his way to New York in the 1960s, eventually becoming a major drug trafficker based out

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FAMU Law Graduate

FAMU Law Graduate Selected for Equal Justice Works 2019 Class of Fellows Fellowship includes graduates from 39 law schools Orlando, Fla – Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law Class of 2019 graduate Abigail Adkins has been selected for the 2019 Equal Justice Works Fellowship. This most prestigious and competitive post-graduate legal fellowship is made

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St. Philip’s College

ST. PHILIP’S COLLEGE ANNOUNCES SIGN-UP WEB PAGE FOR ITS PART IN THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY STATE HOLIDAY EDITION JUNETEENTH PARADE The 40th anniversary of Juneteenth as an official Texas State Holiday commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States is considered a special event project on the timeline of a college that was originated in

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Living Legend: Stephen L. Williams

Government administrator Stephen L. Williams was born on June 10, 1956, in Waycross, Georgia to Loretta Williams and Rosebud Smith, Sr. Williams graduated from Waycross High School in 1974, and earned his B.A. degree in sociology and social work from Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama in 1977. He went on to receive his M.Ed. degree

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