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Jumaane Williams-- resistance from day one. Photo: Keith Dawson

Elected officials and leaders of human rights groups and immigrants' advocates slammed President Donald Trump's announcement...

This is an era to learn from mistakes

[Speaking Truth To Power]

After observing another commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s holiday we then witnessed a sexist, xenophobic, race...

This is the power. Photo: Hakim Mutlaq

[Comment: Future Hope Column]

What was the most important thing about what happened over Inauguration weekend? It was this: the renewed...

Former president Obama

Re: The January 19 editorial in The Black Star News "Obama Pardon All Political Prisoners," was spot on but you were pleading to deaf ears.

In almost all...

Later today--Citizen Obama

Farewell President Barack Hussein Obama.
We will never know how great your presidency could have been given the obstacles from the Republicans.
You...

Dear President Obama,

Before you hand over power when your term expires here is a partial list of Political Prisoners who also deserve a Presidential Pardon.

Their pardons...

Patrice Lumumba

Lumumba Documentary Screening

On Thursday, January 19th, Friends of the Congo presents "Commemorating Lumumba and the Telema Martyrs," a film screening, forum and...

Marcus Garvey

The Congressional Black Caucus and 18 others from Congress, Nelson Mandela’s grandson, Ndaba Mandela, and additional prominent people and organizations have written letters...

Chelsea Manning

President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced 209 grants of commutation, bringing the total number in his eight years in office to 1,385.

The recipients include...

Dr. King. Photo: History.com

Today, we honor the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., celebrate his life,...

Rep. John Lewis. Photo: Biography.com

Donald Trump, in a series of tweets, attacked Georgia congressman and famed civil rights hero John Lewis for not taking care...

While many support the first family, author insists strong Black families in African American communities are critical to counter the many challenges.

 

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Attorney General Loretta Lynch

US justice department finds black and Latino civilians hardest hit by ‘unlawful force’ after 13-month investigation into city’s...

President Obama's final speech

President Barack Obama in his farewell address on January 10, 2017 said, “...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

[Future Hope Column]

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, in his from Beyond Vietnam speech, on April 4th, 1967 said “...

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