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(WASHINGTON, D.C.) November 8, 2017: It’s been one year since Donald Trump shocked the nation by becoming the 45th President of the United States; however, last night’s 2017 election proved that change is coming! From coast to coast, television screens Read more

What has Chokwe Antar Lumumba accomplished in first 100 days?

The Jackson City Council - with few exceptions - has stood behind Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba's picks for top city posts. The council unanimously confirmed Lt. Col. Lucius Wright at a recent city meeting. (Photo: Justin Vicory)

Newly elected Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba continues to prove — above all else — that he will be the face of social change in the city his father once fought with and then for. The son of late Mayor Chokwe and Nubia Lumumba, Read more

March For Civility to Bring People Together Against Hate, Violence, Racism, Injustice, September 23, 2017 at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C.

(Washington, D.C.) – On September 23rd, 2017 thousands will unite together against hate, violence, racism and injustice at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. for the March for Civility.  Ken Nwadike, Jr. of the Free Hugs Project and his organization RestoreCivility.org, are leading Read more

Baltimore Begins Removing Confederate Statues Overnight

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Cities and states are acting to move Confederate monuments more quickly after the events of last weekend in Charlottesville, VA. Baltimore, Maryland became the latest city to remove its statues, choosing to do so in the middle of last night. Read more

Charlottesville Vice Mayor Shows the City is Standing in Unity

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Charlottesville’s Vice Mayor Dr. Wesley Bellamy took to Instagram this morning to show, Charlottesville is united and grateful for the ultimate sacrifice that Heather Heyer, the 32-year old paralegal who was killed over the weekend standing against hatred and bigotry. Read more

Prince William County Donates to Help Save Historic African-American Neighborhood

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 The Alliance to Save Carver Road welcomed a $30,000 donation by Prince William County to support a legal challenge to a planned Dominion Energy power line in the Haymarket, Va., area that would serve an Amazon data center yesterday.   Read more

3 Interesting Things About Nate Parker and “The Birth of a Nation”

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  Nate Parker’s The Birth of a Nation which tells the tale of Nat Turner, a Black slave who led a slave revolt in Virginia, is set to premiere at the Sundance Festival tomorrow. Meanwhile here are three things we learned Read more