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Obama Remarks On Zimmerman Verdict Draw Accolades

President Suggests Next Steps (Trice Edney Wire) – President Barack Obama's surprise address to the nation identifying with the anger and hurt over the Trayvon...

CCA Increases Profits As More Blacks Land In Prison

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Corrections Corporation of America opened its first immigration detention center in a renovated motel in Houston, Texas nearly 30 years...

Sanford Residents Worried About Their City’s Future

By James Harper Special to the NNPA from the Florida Courier SANFORD, FLA. – Now that George Zimmerman has been found not guilty and the  news...

National Protests Of Zimmerman Verdict Planned For Saturday

  WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Demonstrations are planned for 100 cities this Saturday, July 20, to protest George Zimmerman’s acquittal for murder and manslaughter in connection...

Rachel Jeantel Offered Scholarship, Speaks to Piers Morgan

By Dorothy Rowley Special to the NNPA from the Washington Informer  Rachel Jeantel, the star witness for the prosecution who reluctantly took the  stand late last...

NAACP Petition To Department Of Justice Reaches One Million Signatures

Petition urges the DOJ to file charges against George Zimmerman for the egregious violation of Trayvon Martin’s civil rights (Orlando, FL) -- The NAACP’s petition...

Black Pastors To Members: Be Aware And Beware Zimmerman Verdict

  By Courtney Jacobs and Blair Adams Special to the NNPA from the Afro BALTIMORE — Rev. John R. Jenkins, Jr. looked out at the congregation of...

NAACP Leaders Meet With Sanford, Fla. Officials

  By James Harper Special to the NNPA from the Florida Courier SANFORD, Fla. – While the jury in the George Zimmerman trial was listening to  closing...

Black America: ‘We Won’t Forget Trayvon…It’s Not Over’

(Trice Edney Wire) – Despite historic profiling and brutality of Blacks in America, the “not guilty” verdict of Trayvon Martin killer George Zimmerman continues...

NAACP Starts Online Petition For Department Of Justice To Investigate Civil Rights Violations Against Trayvon Martin

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People  (NAACP) is calling for the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to conduct an investigation into...

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Strickland Introduces Legislation To Address Veteran Homelessness

Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (D-WA) introduced legislation, H.R. 5470, that will help end veteran homelessness. The bill, The Housing Opportunities to Mitigate Expenses for Services (HOMES) for the Veterans Act, will reduce barriers and make it easier for organizations who provide homes and services to veterans experiencing homelessness to access federal capital grants.

City Of Seattle To Open Applications For $4 Million In Small Business Stabilization Fund Grants

With SBA Administrator Isabella Guzman, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced that the City will now accept applications for the Small Business Stabilization Fund (SBSF) provided by the Seattle Office of Economic Development (OED).

WA BLM Demands Resignation Of Criminally-Charged Sheriff Troyer

On Tuesday, The Washington Black Lives Matter Alliance called on Pierce County Sheriff Ed Troyer to resign after two misdemeanor criminal charges were filed him by state Attorney General Bob Ferguson.

City Of Seattle Surpasses 94% Of Employees Vaccinated With Over 99% Submitting Forms

More than 94% of City of Seattle employees are now vaccinated with less than 1% declining to submit verification or an exemption request.

NW Premier 13U Scores & Highlights 10-20-21

This game was all Benson though, as they stormed to a commanding win.