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Congressman John Conyers Jr First African American Dean of Congress

Black students across the nation start the #BlackOnCampus hashtag to expose their college experiences with… #BlackOnCampus Exposes Racial Discrimination Across the Nation
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Robert F. Williams: Black Power Before the Black Power Movement

Supreme Court Could Bring Back Jim Crow Voting Laws

New Monmouth University poll findings show Carson has tied with Trump in terms of favor… http://www.blackenterprise.com/news/ben-carson-donald-trump-ties-poll-iowa/
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Folk Medicine Use Among The Gullah: Bridging The Gap Between Folk Medicine And Westernized Medicine

By Tiara S. Banks This study examined the practice of folk medicine among a group of African Americans living on the coast of the Sea Islands, the Gullah/Geechee. The Gullah/Geechee are descendants of enslaved Africans, transported from Western and West-Central Africa, who have preserved their African influenced culture consisting of language, food ways, rituals, and folk beliefs. Twenty members of the Gullah/Geechee community, including three nurses, participated in this study consisting of
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Supreme Court Could Bring Back Jim Crow Voting Laws

An NYPD officer is under investigation for a possible hate crime after a Brooklyn woman accused him of assaulting her and calling her homophobic slurs, a spokeswoman for the Brooklyn district attorney’s office told The Huffington Post Thursday. Stephanie Dorceant, 29, was arrested in the early morning hours of July 11 in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn after allegedly assaulting NYPD Officer Salvator Aquino. She’s facing felony charges of assault as well as charges for menacing,
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Congressman John Conyers Jr First African American Dean of Congress

NEW ORLEANS — Thousands trekked to New Orleans this July Fourth weekend to celebrate the much-anticipated 21st annual Essence Festival. This year’s celebration by Essence, one of the leading black women’s magazines, is expected to attract hundreds of thousands of visitors to a city still making progress to restore itself from the devastation Hurricane Katrina left behind 10 years ago. More than 500,000 people attended last year’s four-day festival, and this year’s
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