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Lawyer For Trayvon’s Parents Says He Fears For ‘Black And Brown’ Children

Tells Why ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws Must Be Amended         (Trice Edney Wire) - Benjamin Crump, the passionate Tallahassee, Florida lawyer, who represents the...

From Conversation To Action: After Trayvon

  (Trice Edney Wire) - President Barack Obama eloquently described the agony experienced among African-Americans from the slaying of Trayvon Martin. He called for a...

Congressional Black Caucus Takes A Stand Against ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws

  WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Instead of waiting for the Justice Department to decide whether it will bring federal charges against George Zimmerman trial, a neighborhood...

Boycott Florida: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

By Ron Daniels NNPA Guest Columnist In a recent article I called for economic sanctions against Florida to compel  business and political leaders in that state...

Morial Calls For New Civil Rights Movement

PHILADELPHIA (NNPA) – National Urban League President Marc H. Morial has  called for “a new civil rights movement,” one that will focus on economic ...

Conservatives Blast Obama As A Race-Baiter For Trayvon Comments

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As Blacks lauded President Obama for speaking so frankly  about what it’s like to be Black in America, conservatives used the...

Trayvon’s Mother: ‘Use My Broken Heart’ To Prevent Future Tragedies

PHILADELPHIA (NNPA) – With her voice laced with emotion, Sybrina Fulton, the soft-spoken mother of Trayvon Martin, urged delegates to the National Urban League’s...

Black Clergy Stand Their Ground Against Zimmerman Verdict

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Just as they did during the height of the Civil Rights  Movement, last Saturday’s demonstrations in more than 100 cities around...

Jesse Jackson: ‘There Is A Trayvon In Every Town’

By James Harper Special to the NNPA from the Florida Courier ORLANDO, Fla.  – The shadow of the George Zimmerman trial still was hovering  over the...

Blacks Are The ‘Other’ Americans

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist I was told a story the other night.  Apparently on the evening of the  Zimmerman acquittal, in a bar in...

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Citing Driver Shortage, Seattle Public Schools To Suspend Some Bus Routes Starting Monday

According to a release from the SPS, the suspension of the bus routes will begin on Mon., Oct. 18 and will impact approximately 140 routes – out of a total of 600 district-wide – and an estimated 6,740 students.