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by JET

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Seven Black Women Found Dead in Indiana

by The Washington Post

Police have found the bodies of seven women in northwestern Indiana, a gruesome string of killings apparently connected to the same… Read More

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At the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), Board of Directors Meeting last week, President Bob Butler announced that… Read More

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by Nneka M. Okona

The first time I remember hearing about Ebola was in 1996, which just so happened to coincide with the Olympic summer games which… Read More

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A wave of violence hours after Nigeria's government announced a truce with Boko Haram raised doubt on Sunday about whether more… Read More

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When Ms. Sadie secured a coveted space in the New York City public housing system, she never envisioned being stuck for five days… Read More

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Cease Fire Agreement Between Nigerian Government, Boko Haram

by JET

Nigeria’s government and Islamic extremists from Boko Haram have agreed to an immediate cease-fire, officials said Friday. The… Read More

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Life Sentence for Michael Dunn

by JET

A Florida man convicted of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a teenager in an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville… Read More

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