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More Than $28 Million In Grants Awarded To States To Cover Fees Charged To Low-Income Students For Taking AP Tests

The U.S. Department of Education recently announced the award of more than $28.8 million in grants to 42 states to cover a portion of the...

South King County Junior Football League 2013 – Week 1

The South King County Junior Football & Cheer League started their 2013 season last weekend with some exciting football action. The league’s newest franchise,...

2013 UNCF Walk For Education And BBQ Cook-off Raises Nearly $30,000 For College Students

 The UNCF recently hosted its 20th annual UNCF Walk for Education and BBQ Cook-off at Judkins Park. As a result of the event, the...

Movie Review: The Butler

By Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic It’s about time. Finally a major-release film about the African American  struggle for equality, told from a Black man’s perspective....

FCC Reduces Prison Call Rates

By Stacy M. Brown Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer More than a decade after a U.S. District Court judge in Washington, D.C.,  dismissed...

Banda Announces Two Senior Leadership Appointments At SPS

On Monday, Seattle Public Schools Superintendent José Banda announced the appointment of two veteran educators to fill key leadership positions at Seattle Public Schools:...

Letters To Judge Reveals The Private Struggle Of Jesse Jackson, Jr.

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – When the story broke that Congressman Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. (D-Ill.) had used political donations as his own piggy bank, many...

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...

Duncan Named Metro Transit’s Operator Of The Year

He’s the bus driver who loves to make people laugh, a “smooth operator” who does his best to help people get where they need...

Special Section – Trayvon Martin: Editorials, News And Reactions To Zimmerman Verdict

This section has editorials, statement and other news coverage in response to the Zimmerman verdict. This section will be updated as new submissions come throughout...

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Visit South Lake Union Community Center Online Open House

SPR and the design team from NBBJ have collected community feedback and are excited to share how the input has helped shape the schematic design, floor plan and programming spaces.

White House To Focus On New Vaccination Milestones As U.S. Is Expected To Miss July 4 Goal

"We've made tremendous progress in our vaccination efforts to date, and the ultimate goal has been to get America back to normal, as you said, and we're looking forward to doing that even here at the White House," press secretary Jen Psaki said this week.

Carl Nassib Of Las Vegas Raiders Is First Active NFL Player To Announce He Is Gay

"I just think that representation and visibility are so important," he said. "I actually hope that one day videos like this and the whole coming out process are just not necessary. But until then, I'm going to do my best and do my part to cultivate a culture that's accepting, that's compassionate."

Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah Turn 20

A spectacular feat of engineering, the man-made islands of Palm Jumeirah are 20 years old this year.

Canada To Ease Mandatory Quarantine On Some Arrivals

From just before midnight on July 5, Canadians and permanent residents who've received a full course of a coronavirus vaccine accepted by the government can leave isolation early of if they test negative for Covid on entry.