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When cops hide behind badge to kill blacks

When cops hide behind badge to kill blacks

| April 23, 2014

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)—In 1965, Tuskegee Institute in Alabama was a hotbed for social protest and bred students passionate about equality, justice and civil rights. Seventeen year-old, Ruby Sales, born in Jemison, Ala., was one of those students. “Once you got the religion of civil rights and you were really in […]

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Mobb Deep makes stunning return

Mobb Deep makes stunning return

| April 23, 2014

Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News Almost 20 years after the New York City-based, dark, underground hip-hop duo Mobb Deep released their sophomore full-length album, “The Infamous,” the group is taking a full circle approach to their 2014 album, “The Infamous Mobb Deep.” Although Mobb Deep did not receive as much […]

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Veterans 1st Hiring Event planned for May 8

| April 23, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Northeast Indiana Works and WorkOne Northeast is scheduled to host a Veterans 1st Hiring Event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., May 8 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. Military veterans and their spouses will have a chance to discuss job opportunities with as many as 75 regional employers. Two dozen professionals from […]

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Ethnic groups slaughtered in Sudan churches, mosques

Ethnic groups slaughtered in Sudan churches, mosques

| April 23, 2014

“Liberators” who broadcast their intention to murder and rape innocent people? “Liberators,” you say? Here’s proof that racist murder is not simply the purview of white supremacists. An ‘abomination’: Slaughter in the mosques and churches of Bentiu, South Sudan BY FRED BARBASH As they seized the oil hub Bentiu, South Sudanese rebels slaughtered hundreds of […]

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ANC winning elections but losing support

ANC winning elections but losing support

| April 23, 2014

One of these days, people all over the world will stop giving self-serving, greed infected “leaders” a pass out of nostalgia. We have a tendency to complain about the quality of people in office in this country but conveniently seem to forget we elect them. If South Africans reelect Mr. Zuma after all the revelations […]

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Michigan affirmative action could haunt white minority in decades

Michigan affirmative action could haunt white minority in decades

| April 23, 2014

We’ve got one question: Just where the hell are all these jobs affirmative action allegedly took from white folks and gave to black folks? Someone, please help us because, given the tremendous unemployment rate in the black community, we can’t find these jobs. Same goes for university admissions which have driven cases like this. First […]

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Could Ukraine become another Afghanistan

Could Ukraine become another Afghanistan

| April 23, 2014

The west, in particular the U.S, has expressed real concern over what is happening in the Ukraine. Once again, Russia appears to be on the imperialistic move, trying to rebuild what was lost with the dissolution of the Soviet Union. In the long run, there might not be much need for intervention. Vladmir Putin and […]

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Drug ring busted in “top” Philly schools

Drug ring busted in “top” Philly schools

| April 23, 2014

Once again, a story surfaces to show that the nation’s drug problem is not confined to any one area of our landscape or to any one socioeconomic group. Some argue that “profiling” is a valid and valuable law enforcement tool but it doesn’t always work. We can’t help but wonder how many of the nation’s […]

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School sued over ‘Under God’ in Pledge of Allegiance

School sued over ‘Under God’ in Pledge of Allegiance

| April 22, 2014

We thought this debate was over long ago. It’s always been our understanding that no one can be compelled to recite the pledge, especially people who reject for “religious” reasons. That includes not only atheist who don’t believe but many Christians who don’t believe that one should pledge allegiance to anyone but GOD. By the […]

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Do certain areas attract hate groups?

Do certain areas attract hate groups?

| April 22, 2014

We seen it in various areas, especially in some western areas during recent years—folks have developed enclaves of those who hate based on race. Some people even have gone as far to try to bring back charters requiring towns to be all white.  But, is it the fault of the people living there or is […]

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