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CBC Takes Stance Against Stand Your Ground

Interview with Opio Sokoni about a hearing held by the Congressional Black Caucus on the Stand Your Ground law.

Obama’s Judicial Nominees

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rf-sctoEbaM?rel=0] Interview with NNPA Editor-in-Chief George Curry about President Obama's recent judicial nominees and republicans accusing him of "stacking the court."

Group Files Petition To Change How Seattle City Councilmembers Are Elected

Interview with Eugene Wasserman and Caeser Robinson about a petition filed by Seattle Districts Now to change how Seattle Seattle Councilmembers are elected.

Goodwill’s Job Training Program

Interview with Will Ayears of Seattle Goodwill's Job Training & Education program about their program and the impact it has on our community.

NAACP Applauds Historic Expansion Of Voting Rights

Interview with Jotaka Eady, who leads the voting rights program for the national NAACP, about Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell's historic and unprecedented plan to...

Prison Phone Battle

Interview with Opio Sokoni as he talks about the enormous cost it takes a love one to talk to a family member in prison.

South Africa: ‘Free But Not Equal’

An interview with NNPA Editor-In-Chief George Curry about the state of South Africa 19 years after the end of apartheid.

Credit Check Can Be A Barrier To A Job Or Promotion

An interview with Charlene Crowell with the Center for Responsible Lending on how employment credit checks keep qualified workers out of a job, unveils...

Affirmative Action & The Supreme Court with Opio Sokoni

Opio Sokoni interviewed on Rhythm & News with Chris B. Bennett talking about Affirmative Action cases currently under consideration by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Rights Leaders Say New Strategies Necessary For Old Issues

Rhythm & News radio interview with Hazel Trice Edney of the Triceedney News Wire.

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From Tragedy To Triumph: A Way Forward Toward A Haitian Government Of National Inclusion And Unity

Tragedy and triumph is a recurring theme in the history of Haiti, the world’s first Black Republic.

Businesses Are Taking A Stand On Vaccines

As the Delta variant surges around the country, Corporate America is taking a stand on vaccinations. Johnny Taylor, president and CEO of the Society for Human Resource Management, explains the conditions employees will face if they aren't vaccinated against Covid-19.

‘It’s Like We Don’t Matter’

The European Union pledged to curb carbon emissions -- but a loophole in the directive leaves companies to pollute Black communities and devastate ecosystems in the American South.

What’s Different About The Delta Variant? Here’s What’s Known

The Delta variant, originally known as B.1.617.2, has been around since late last year but in recent months it has become speedily dominant in many countries. It accounts for more than 80% of newly diagnosed cases in the U.S., according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Mayor Durkan Proposes Comprehensive Budget Plan To Address SPD Hiring, Reduce Gun Violence, And Invest In Alternatives

Following Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan’s and Seattle Police Chief Adrian Diaz recent announcements on gun violence and alternatives to policing, Mayor Durkan is transmitting an ordinance to City Council that allows SPD and other city departments to move forward a series of broadly supported initiatives to comprehensively address the public safety challenges facing our community.