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Bishop William J. Barber II To Meet Pope Francis At The Vatican On Thanksgiving Day

By Cash Michaels, The Wilmington Journal/NNPA Member In an exclusive interview with The Wilmington Journal, Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II, the president of Repairers of the Breach, a nonpartisan, nonprofit social advocacy group, has confirmed that he and a delegation of “moral, workers’ rights, anti-poverty and ecological justice advocates…” will be meeting with Pope…

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Maxine Waters Declares Trump Impeachment To Be Her ‘Number One Priority’ – Says ‘Impeachment Resolutions’ Will Be Unveiled

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – U. S. Rep. Maxine Waters says she has made the impeachment of President Donald Trump her “number one priority” and that she will soon “unveil impeachment resolutions” for supporters to read and educate others. “I’ve decided to put my career on the line to make the removal of this president my number one…

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Devin P. Kelley, Who Murdered 26 in a Texas Church, Admired Dylann Roof Who Murdered Nine in a Black Church

Special from NorthStarNewsToday.com (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Devin P. Kelley, who shot to death 26 people, mostly children and seniors, in a rural Texas church during Sunday services Nov. 5, admired Dylann S. Roof, who murdered nine Black parishioners at an African-American church in Charleston, S.C.  on June 17, 2015. The 26-year-old Kelley wrote on a friend’s…

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ACA Enrollment Surging, Even Though It Ends December 15

By Cash Michaels, contributing writer The enrollment period to be covered by the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) began Nov.1st, and is scheduled to end Dec. 15th, for those hoping to qualify for health care coverage beginning January 1, 2018. The Trump Administration, which has made no secret of its wish to “repeal and replace”…

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Human Rights Campaign Scores South Carolina Companies’ LGBTQ-Inclusive Workplace Policies in New Corporate Equality Index

This week, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, announced a record number of the nation’s major companies and law firms are advancing vital policies and practices to protect LGBTQ workers around the world, according to the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI),…

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NAACP Set to Change Tax Status to Engage Politically

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor After being eclipsed in recent years by Color of Change, Black Lives Matter and other younger, more tech savvy and politically-pointed groups, the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization will change its tax status. The group’s leaders said that the new tax status would allow them to…

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NNPA President Joins Civil Rights Leaders and U.S. Mayors for Historic Meeting

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Contributor During a recent meeting in New York City, the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) joined the National Urban League, the National Action Network and a group of mayors from around the country for a results-driven, inclusive economic and civil rights policy planning session. “The NNPA is finally being…

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Power Profiler: Sgt. La David Johnson

Heroes are described as brave champions who are conquerors. Sgt. La David Terrence Johnson was an American hero.  He is our beloved service member killed in action in West Africa. Sgt.  Johnson and three other American soldiers were recently killed in an ambush in Niger. He left behind a loving wife who is six months…

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Despite Trump, ACA Open Enrollment Has Begun

By Cash Michaels Special to the NNPA No, President Trump and the Republican Congress haven‘t “repealed and replaced” President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA), the federal health care law, yet. But yes, as Open Enrollment began on November 1st, there are significant changes than in previous years. The enrollment period ends on December 15th for coverage through…

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