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‘Angry black’ gunmen

‘Angry black’ gunmen

| September 12, 2015

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Alison Parker, a rookie news reporter at WDJB, the Roanoke, Va. CBS affiliate, had turned 24 just days before she was murdered on Aug. 26. Her work partner, cameraman Adam Ward, was about to move to Charlotte, N.C. because his fiancé, a producer at WDJB, had a new job. Both […]

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First black nursing grad receives honorary degree

First black nursing grad receives honorary degree

| June 12, 2015

Esther McCready feted at Maryland graduation By Stacy M. Brown Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer Small in stature and soft in voice, Esther McCready proved to be a giant in the fight for civil rights. And, on Friday, May 15, the 84-year-old pioneer’s life came full circle as she received an honorary […]

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Movie Review: Black Nativity

Movie Review: Black Nativity

| December 12, 2013

Director/writer Kasi Lemmons (“Eve’s Bayou”) adapts a 50s-era play into a modern, urban musical/drama where characters seek to mend old wounds and cleanse their souls.

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