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How African-Americans Can Break the Cycle of Inherited Poverty

In this reposted April 2017 article, the author offers sage financial advice based on her own family’s experience.

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The Legacy of Oppression at Private Schools for the Privileged

There is a renewed focus on school segregation. That’s because in the nearly 64 years…

Statue Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unveiled Outside Of Georgia Capitol

Home of MLK Burial Site Designated National Historic Park

One week shy of the annual observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Ebenezer Baptist…

JPC Honored with ADCOLOR’s Lifetime Achievement Award

It was a celebration of firsts at this year’s ADCOLOR conference and Johnson Publishing Company…

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Harvard Conference on Slavery Bringing Out Ugly Truths

Harvard University, an institution directly involved in the institution of slavery at its beginnings in…

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Poll: Black Americans Fear They’ll Be Worse Off with Trump

We are just two days away from president-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration and young Americans have…

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The Complicated Legacy of Bishop Eddie Long

On Sunday New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in suburban Atlanta announced that its leader, controversial Bishop…

President Obama to Deliver Final State of the Union Address

President Barack Obama will give his final State of the Union address on Tuesday evening.…

George Washington University to Rescind Bill Cosby Degree

George Washington University said it will rescind an honorary degree awarded to famed comedian Bill…

Bill Cosby to Be Deposed on Sexual Assault Allegations in October

Brown University Rescinds Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

Brown University has rescinded the honorary degree it granted Bill Cosby, becoming the third university…