Category: National News

Ending the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Lawyers’ Committee Submits Testimony to Senate Hearing WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Richard J. Durbin held an important hearing December 12 on “Ending the School-to-Prison Pipeline” Read more »

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Election 2012 Isn’t Over in Arizona YET: 600,000 Ballots to Be Counted

According to  Mahwish Khan of “America’s Voice,”  Election 2012 isn’t quite over yet! In Arizona, there are still over 600,000 yet to be counted, and Read more »

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FEMA Continues to Support States Impacted by Sandy

More than $327 million in Individual Assistance Approved for Disaster Survivors WASHINGTON — At the direction of President Barack Obama, the Federal Emergency Management Agency Read more »

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The Best Me is Drug Free

Youth Drug Prevention Campaign: The Best Me is Drug Free™ • Ten schools from across the U.S. will win $1,000 grant for drug prevention • Read more »

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HBCU Homecoming

The HBCU homecoming is an annual tradition that occurs in the fall between late September and early November. Homecoming brings together current students, faculty, alumni, Read more »

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Holyfield Moving Out of Mansion

Former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield is on his way out of his Georgia mansion after the house was foreclosed upon. Moving trucks were seen outside Read more »

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Woman Offers to Sell Her Soul on eBay

Lori N., New Mexico Staff Reports A woman in Albuquerque, New Mexico is selling her soul on eBay. This might seem strange, but it makes Read more »

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Democratic National Convention Media Walk-Through

DNC Chairperson Debbie Wasserman Shultz spoke with more than 400 media outlet personnel about logistics and other planning strategies for the upcoming convention.  Photo: Urban Read more »

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Annual Wheelchair Games

WASHINGTON – Registration is open for the 32nd National Veterans Wheelchair Games, the largest annual wheelchair sports event in the world. More than 500 veterans Read more »

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Klan Museum in South Carolina Now Owned by Black Church

Laurens, SC – After a four-year legal battle, a black Baptist church in Laurens, South Carolina now is the legal owner of a building housing Read more »

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