Three Black Republicans’ Race to the Bottom

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By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Recently, I wrote that today’s Republican Party is gripped by a severe problem – an acting-the-fool dynamic produced by their allegiance to crackpot-conservatism – that causes Republicans of high and low status to say or do things that range from the silly to the vicious. I concluded in part […]

The Loud Silence of Rape Survivors

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Fourth in a Series   By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent   WASHINGTON (NNPA) – An online survey of sexual assault survivors conduced as part of this series vividly captures the fear and reluctance Black women rape survivors exhibit about sharing their ordeal with others: From a young woman, drugged and raped by a man […]

Dallas woman arrested for illegal butt injection procedure

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Denise Rochelle Ross who was wanted for Practicing Medicine without a License has turned herself in to the Dallas District Attorney. She is currently being processed by the Dallas Sheriff’s Department. The second suspect, 31 years old Jimmy Joe Clark is still at large. Ross and Clark are accused by a female victim of injecting […]

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl charged with desertion faces life in prison

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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who left his post in Afghanistan in 2009 and was held captive by the Taliban for five years, was charged Wednesday with desertion and endangering fellow soldiers, commanders said. Bergdahl faces life imprisonment if convicted of the most serious charge, misbehavior before the enemy by endangering the safety of a command, […]

Some faith leaders victimize rape survivors again

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By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent THIRD IN A SERIES WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Simone Oliver had always been called, as they say in the religious community. She was active in the Baptist church throughout her youth, playing piano for the youth choir and even ghostwriting sermons for several pastors as a teen. She loved Scripture, […]

Tinder faces class action lawsuit over $2.99 monthly fee

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BEVERLY HILLS /PRNewswire/ — Plaintiff, Bill Warner has filed a class action lawsuit against Tinder over its recent announcement that it will be charging users $2.99 per month. According to the complaint, “Defendant offered its free services with the goal in mind of enlisting a user base of tens or hundreds of millions of users, with […]

From Ferguson to Fort Worth

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Fort Worth’s Southern Christian Leadership Committee (SCLC), the NAACP, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), and the U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations Service decided to come together to form a civil/human rights coalition. The purpose of the new organization is to support each others’ causes and to handle all cases of discriminatory nature […]

Black Americans’ Threat From Whites Wearing Badges

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Editor’s Note: This column was written much earlier than the recent shooting in Ferguson of police officers. We do not condone the shooting of any innocent citizen or police officer. Serious thoughtful conversations are needed on both sides of a very complex situation facing our country. By Lee A. Daniels, NNPA Columnist Is Raymond Wilford, […]

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