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Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee, 1968

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Social Democracy

Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee, 1968. (AP / Jack Thornell) By Robert Greene II, The Nation — Gone was the optimism of 1963. It...
Court Upholds Ban On Same-Sex Relations 

Court Upholds Ban On Same-Sex Relations 

The Kenyan High Court on Friday handed down a landmark ruling banning same-sex relations in what gender activists called “a blow to human...
SA Court Reserves Judgment In Zuma Corruption Case

SA Court Reserves Judgment In Zuma Corruption Case

A South African court on Friday reserved judgment of former President Jacob Zuma’s demand for a permanent stay of prosecution. The High Court...
Namibia Faces Serious Water Situation - Minister

Namibia Faces Serious Water Situation – Minister

Namibia is facing a dire supply of water to drink with most of the reservoirs being below the normal capacity, Minister of Agriculture,...
Fort Monroe in Hampton, Va

Historian works to ‘humanize those enslaved’ at Fort Monroe

This June 11, 2008 file photo shows some of the fortifications inside the moat at Fort Monroe in Hampton, Va. Casemate Museum Historian Robert...
Lonnie Bunch is director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington.

How Lonnie Bunch came to lead the Museum of African American History

Lonnie Bunch is director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington. (Photo: Michael R. Barnes, Smithsonian, NMAAHC) By Susannah...
President Donald Trump talks about border security with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) as Vice President Mike Pence sits nearby in the Oval Office on December 11, 2018 in Washington, D.C.

$2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan ‘Another Empty Promise’ From Trump

President Donald Trump talks about border security with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) as Vice President Mike...
National Museum of African American History and Culture

Five Things to Know About the Billionaire Donor Behind That Morehouse Gift

Smith was among the top donors to the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Gustavo Rossi/Shutterstock By Ade Adeniji, Inside Philanthropy — It’s graduation...
UN’s Mandate to Protect Human Rights Takes Another Hit

UN’s Mandate to Protect Human Rights Takes Another Hit

By Thalif Deen, IPS — The UN’s longstanding mandate to promote and protect human rights worldwide –- undermined recently by right-wing nationalist governments and authoritarian...
Ben Carson Humiliates Himself At Hearing As Member Of Congress Has To Explain How HUD Works

Ben Carson Humiliates Himself At Congressional Hearing

Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA) had to explain to HUD Secretary Ben Carson how his agency works during a House hearing. Ben Carson Humiliates Himself At...
Oprah donation will help fund Newark after-school program

Oprah donation will help fund Newark after-school program

Photo from Principal Akbar Cook’s (Center) Instagram By News 12, Newark, New Jersey —  Oprah Winfrey surprised students and teachers Friday at Newark’s West Side High...
Black Billionaire Robert Smith Pays Off Student Loan Debt of 400 Morehouse Students

Black Billionaire Pays Off Student Loan Debt of 400 Morehouse Students

At their graduation on May 19, investor and chemical engineer Robert Smith announced he would pay off the student loan debt of Morehouse’s 2019...
Commentary, Articles and Essays by Dr. Julianne Malveaux

Forget the Adversity Score, Just Dump the SAT

By Julianne Malveaux — The College Board, the organization that develops and administers the SAT test, has developed a new “adversity score” to augment the...
Nazi officials use calipers to measure an ethnic German

The Disturbing Resilience of Scientific Racism

A new book explores how racist biases continue to maintain a foothold in research today By Ramin Skibba, Smithsonian — Scientists, including those who study race,...
Sojourner Truth

The History of Black Women Championing Demands for Reparations

Ana Lucia Araujo is a historian and professor at Howard University. Her latest book Reparations for Slavery and the Atlantic Slave Trade: A Transnational...

Discover your Prophetic Destiny and Deliverance for Prophetic Destinies with Prophet Shepherd Bushiri

Major 1 arrives in the gathering on May 19, 2019, to declare how wonderful the time of worship is. He reflects on the way...
COMMUNIQUÉ à l'occasion de la célébration de la journée internationale des droits de la Femme e...

COMMUNIQUÉ du President Daniel Edah à l’occasion de la célébration de la journée internationale...

Source: President Daniel Edah COMMUNIQUÉ à l'occasion de la célébration de la journée internationale des droits de la Femme en République du Bénin. #JIF2019 #Edah #MPS Les...
Monsieur le Président de la République du Bénin, je vous prie d'opter pour la paix !

Monsieur le Président de la République du Bénin, je vous prie d’opter pour la...

Source: President Daniel Edah   Monsieur le Président de la République du Bénin, je vous prie d'opter pour la paix ! More about President Daniel Edah at...

U.S. HOUSE PASSES THE NAACP-SUPPORTED EQUALITY ACT

On May 17, 2019, by a bipartisan vote of 236 yeas to 173 nays the U.S. House voted to approve and send to the...
Open Letter to Gov. Newsom in Support of School Choice

Open Letter to Gov. Newsom in Support of School Choice

Chapter News — May 20 Open Letter to Governor Gavin Newsom and the California LegislatureFrom the...
Aligning humanitarian cash assistance with national social safety nets in refugee settings: Key considerations and learning, May 2019

National Action Network seeking new members – News – The Repository


Staff report Thursday May 16, 2019 at 2:03 PM The next meeting of the National Action Network's Steubenville chapter will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Schiappa Library, 4141 Mall Dr. in...
President Publicly Blasts Justice Minister Over Negligence To Duties

President Publicly Blasts Justice Minister Over Negligence To Duties

Zimbabwean President, Emmerson Mnangagwa publicly chided his Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs minister, Ziyambi Ziyambi, accusing him of poorly executing his duties. Ziyambi,...

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