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California Congressional Black Caucus Launches Statewide Reparations Education Campaign

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia A recent poll by the Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies (IGS) revealed that California residents have...

Florida’s New History Standard: ‘A Blow to Our Students and Nation’

Florida's new history standards say that African Americans benefited from slavery. Florida educators, including social studies teacher Jorje Botello, are furious about it. By: Brenda Álvarez,...

TGR: Fillibusterers Busted

The Gantt Report By Lucius Gantt      The “filibuster” was created in the U.S. Senate to give the minority back in the day, which were a...

TGR: Know Your Religion

The Gantt Report, By Lucius Gantt      I’ve been writing editorial and opinion columns for most of my life. My writing longevity has endured because...

Changing Racist Hearts: ‘Amazing Grace’ hymnwriter’s racist past

By Rusty Wright You’ve likely heard the famous hymn, Amazing Grace.  Were you aware of its writer’s racist past?  I thought I knew his real story,...

Man accused of human trafficking across several states

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (WPEC) – Derrion Kirby is in jail today accused of trafficking two women across multiple states, including Florida. According to the...

Muhammadu Buhari: Slavery still exists – We must take action

By Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria. Four centuries ago, the first 20 documented African slaves arrived on the shores of Virginia. In the years...

COMMENTARY: Black Bodies Creating White Power

By Oscar Blayton Almost every high school student in America knows about the compromise reached during the drafting of the U.S. Constitution resulting in enslaved...

COMMENTARY: Biblical silence about slavery leaves lasting questions today

NNPA NEWSWIRE — ‘By the mid 19th Century, the majority of slaves had been introduced to Christianity, although most still could not read the...

Slavery in America, Part II: The Catholic Church

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) has launched a global news feature series on the history, contemporary realities and implications of the transatlantic slave...

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