First Step Act Is The Most Important Federal Criminal Justice Reform In Decades

By Marc H. Morial TriceEdneyWire.com “For too long, sentencing in our country has been overly severe and has disproportionately targeted…

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Because of Black Caucus, HBCUs, Farmers Get Millions

By Congressman Cedric L. Richmond (D-LA-02) In 1986, on her award-winning “Control” album, singer-songwriter Janet Jackson asked: “What have you…

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NAACP Issues Support for Upcoming “Year of Return Ghana 2019”

BALTIMORE/ACCRA NAACP President Derrick Johnson traveled to Ghana in early December to meet with Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia in…

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“Opportunity Zones” The New Trump Executive Order For Blacks

WASHINGTON, D.C. Norfolk Mayor Kenneth C. Alexander (front left) was among city leaders from across the nation attending the executive…

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2019: Attucks Theatre Turns 100

NORFOLK/NJG To observe the centennial of the first commercial theater developed and built by African-Americans  in Hampton Roads, the City…

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NSU Theatre Student In VCS’s “Christmas Carol” Dies Unexpectedly

NORFOLK The Norfolk State University (NSU) faculty, staff and students and the family of the NSU Theatre Department and the Virginia…

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NFL Player Don Carey Hosts Holiday Event For Children

NORFOLK NFL Player Don Carey’s Reech Foundation partnering with Charles Black of 95.7 R&B hosted a Clothes and Toy Drive on…

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New Senate Report Confirms Russia Used Social Media To Suppress Black Vote In 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. New Senate-commissioned reports show Russia specifically targeted African-Americans on social media during the 2016 Presidential election. Russian efforts…

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Local Author Publishes Children’s Book

Walt Disney was not describing the main character in Dale Jordan’s new children’s book when he said, “We keep moving…

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Spreading Cheer Everywhere…

HAMPTON ROADS Among the many groups to organize toy drives and Christmas gifting parties for children in Hampton Roads were…

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