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By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 29th, 2018
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2018 AMA will pay homage to Aretha Franklin with legendary lineup: Gladys Knight, Ledisi, Mary Mary, Donnie McClurkin and CeCe Winans

dick clark productions and ABC today announced an all-star lineup of soul and gospel legends who will come together to pay homage to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, at the “2018 American Music Awards.” Gladys More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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TRANSCRIPT: Oprah Winfrey’s Golden Globes Cecil B DeMille speech

Oprah Winfrey was the recipient of the Golden Globes’ annual Cecil B. DeMille award for lifetime achievement, and gave a powerful acceptance speech during Sunday night’s ceremony. “Thank you, Reese. More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, October 7th, 2017
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Georgia Middle School teacher asks her student to draw a ‘Nazi mascot’

A teacher at Shiloh Middle School in Gwinnett County, Georgia, is being criticized for a homework assignment in which they asked students to draw a “Nazi mascot.” photo/ twitter Fox 4 News The assignment More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, August 13th, 2015
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Why We Should Pay for Inmates to Go to School

How does that headline resonate with you? If you’re like most folks who haven’t paid much attention to America’s incarceration problem—namely, that more people are locked up in the United States than anywhere More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 6th, 2015
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Florida NAACP creates stir over General Robert E Lee portrait

In Lee County Florida, a portrait of Robert E. Lee wearing a Confederate uniform is hanging in the chambers of the County Commission. The local NAACP leaders is claiming that the portrait “represents treason” More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
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Bill Clinton to NAACP in Philly: South Carolina shooting ‘changed the country’

Former President Bill Clinton followed President Obama by speaking with the national NAACP in Philadelphia on Wednesday. Clinton talked about voting, midterm versus presidential election turnout and touched on More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
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Judge avoids charging police officers Timothy Loehmann, Frank Garmback with murdering Tamir Rice

An Ohio judge ruled to reject an appeal by the family of teen shot to death by police. Activists known as the Group of Eight are aiding Tamir Rice’s family to penalize the two police officers, Timothy Loehmann More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, June 21st, 2015
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Confederate Flag targeted in the wake of church shooting

The shocking killings at a South Carolina church have re-ignited the political controversy over the Confederate battle flag still flying above the state house grounds. Flag supporters say it is a symbol of Confederate More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, June 15th, 2015
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Rachel Dolezal resigns NAACP post after claiming to be black backlash

Bruce Jenner can claim to be woman but Rachel Dolezal learned that “claiming to be black” is an entirely inappropriate move and has now resigned her role the president of an NAACP chapter in Washington More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, May 2nd, 2014
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NAACP head in Los Angeles, Leon Jenkins, resigns after Donald Sterling scandal

NAACP interim President and CEO Lorraine Miller has accepted the resignation of the Los Angeles chapter president after questions surfaced as to why his branch honored L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling. In a letter More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, May 1st, 2014
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Racist remarks by New Jersey candidate Marie Strumolo Burke recorded and may end campaign

The floodgates are open after the Donald Sterling spectacle and the next victim may be a Mayoral candidate from New Jersey. “This is terrible. This is terrible. This is gonna be a f***in’ n***** town,” More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, May 14th, 2013
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VIDEO: Former NAACP Chairman Julian Bond calls the Tea Party ‘admittedly racist’, ‘overtly political’ and ‘the Taliban wing of American politics’

In an interview with MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts, Julian Bond, the former NAACP Chairman gave his thoughts on the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) probe into the NAACP in 2004, and the current IRS targeting of conservative More...


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