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President Obama Grants Commutations And Pardons To 20 People

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Barack Obama recently granted clemency to twenty individuals, consisting of eight commutations and twelve pardons. The President granted commutations of sentence...

Young Activists Push Obama On Police Reform

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – In an oval office meeting that some have called “historic,” a group of young activists met...

Americans Take To The Street To Protest Police Killings

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – On Saturday, thousands of Americans across the country registered their objection to police officers not being held...

Judge Denies Injunction Against Pot Shop

On Friday, King County Superior Court Judge Jean Rietschel denied an injunction filed by Mount Calvary Christian Center to close Uncle Ike’s Pot Shop,...

Mayor Marion Barry Eulogized As A ‘Hero – More Than A Champion’

(Trice Edney Wire) - Marion Barry, the Washington, D.C. mayor who soared above all odds to become one of Black America’s most storied and...

AT&T Faces $10 Billion Race Discrimination Suit

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – A group that advocates for economic inclusion and fair contracting for Black-owned media recently filed a $10 billion dollar lawsuit alleging...

Shonda Rhimes To Be Inducted Into NAB Broadcasting Hall Of Fame

WASHINGTON (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced  that Shonda Rhimes, creator and executive producer of “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal” will...

Obama Promising Change In Police Violence As Citizen Protests Rage

(Trice Edney Wire) - Outrage continues across the country this week over the epidemic of police violence, profiling and harassment of Black people. The...

CenturyLink May Face Penalties For 911 Outage

OLYMPIA – Earlier this week, state regulatory staff released an investigation report on the six-hour 911 outage that occurred earlier this year, recommending the service...

Cantwell: NFL Needs To Show Stronger Leadership On Domestic Violence

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03F3Ik9pdQI] Above: Video of Sen. Maria Cantwell questioning NFL Executive Vice President on domestic violence in professional sports. Washington, D.C. - In a recent Senate...

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