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After fighting a bloody, protracted civil war to win independence from its northern neighbor, South Sudanese are turning on each other. The internal conflict creates...
The State of Florida has taken the admirable step of creating a Veterans Hall of Fame, but early recommendations omit women and people of color from the list of honorees.
The United States has joined more than 30 Western and Arab countries — as well as NATO, the European Union and the Arab League...
The newly minted Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus has the distinction of being one of the few members within the Caucus to represent a district that is majority White. It’s considered an oddity within a Caucus that can attribute its growth to the explosion of majority-Black Congressional districts under the Voting Rights Act – and it’s typically assumed that all CBC Members represent overwhelmingly African American and urban districts. But, Cleaver’s 5th Congressional district is a bit under 30% Black, which may be a testament to his political skill and acumen in a state like Missouri.
With an African-American as president of the United States, February takes on a special meaning for the black community and the nation.
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