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Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo ‘Sickened’ by Violent Arrest of Breaion King

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It appears that some of the higher ups in law enforcement are finally realizing that the way to avoid protests when one of your officers does the wrong thing is to acknowledge that the officer was wrong, apologize and take steps to make sure the violent cop suffers consequences for his actions. Kudos to Austin […]

NABJ Mourns the Loss of Member Taylor Terrell

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Washington, DC – The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is saddened by the tragic passing of NABJ member and 41NBC (Macon, Ga.) news reporter Taylor Terrell. Terrell died in an accident Thursday, her station reported. Terrell anchored 41NBC News at Daybreak and 41Today. She also regularly reported for the station’s education series, What’s Right […]

Girls Of The Leesburg Stockade

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In 1963 in Americus, Ga., 15 girls between the ages of 12 and 14 were jailed in a one room stockade with no running water for 45 days for their roles in Civil Rights Movement protests. After they were released, the women didn’t speak of their ordeal for over 50 years.

Actress Vivica A. Fox and R&B Balladeer Howard Hewett to Highlight 2016 DNC Watch Party Celebrating the Black Vote

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Philadelphia, PA – The city of Brotherly Love will declare more than liberty on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 when a convergence of trendsetters, elected officials, labor and civil rights leaders descend upon the city and partake in the DogonVillage.com 2016 Democratic National Convention (DNC) Watch Party. Heralded as the ‘must attend’ side event of the […]

Melania Trump’s Speech May Have Been Plagiarized from Michelle Obama’s 2008 Speech

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I guess a billionaire grows accustom to taking what he wants so why not take someone else’s words? I guess the team got a little behind while writing Melania Trump’s speech so they cut and pasted Michelle Obama’s speech. At least they found a great speaker to plagiarize. The truth is, if they didn’t say […]

Appropriations Committee Votes to Lower Wages for Exploitable Workforce

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Washington, D.C. – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America –made the following statement today regarding the H-2B visa provision in the House FY 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Funding Bill: LIUNA is deeply disappointed that the House Appropriations Committee voted to make the flawed […]

DNCC Announces Headlining Speakers For Democratic National Convention In Philadelphia

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Philadelphia, PA – Ahead of the Democratic National Convention being held in Philadelphia from July 25th to July 28th, Hillary for America and the Democratic National Convention Committee announced today headlining speakers for each night of the program. While Republican leadership continues to run away from Donald Trump, and refuse to participate in the upcoming […]

Democrats Unite to Advance Most Progressive Platform in Party History

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Orlando, FL – After weeks of regional events designed to welcome every voice within the Democratic party, the full Platform Committee voted to advance the most ambitious and progressive party platform in history. The 187-member committee met to consider amendments to the draft platform that was approved by the Platform Drafting Committee in St. Louis, […]

Republican National Convention Schedule of Speakers

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The list of scheduled speakers for the Republican National Convention, which is subject to change, as obtained by The New York Times: Night 1: A Benghazi focus, followed by border patrol agents and Mr. Shaw, whose son was killed by an undocumented immigrant. Senator Cotton, Mr. Giuliani, Melania Trump, Ms. Ernst and others. Night 2: […]