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Nigeria to Suspend Twitter ‘Indefinitely’

Reuters–Nigeria’s government is suspending Twitter operations in the country “indefinitely”, the country’s information minister has announced. The ban is due to “the persistent use of the platform for activities… capable of undermining Nigeria’s corporate existence”, […]

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Selma to Montgomery ‘Votercade’ held May 8th as part of National John Lewis Voters Advancement Day activities

By greenecodemocratcom Over one hundred vehicles, including the Black Lives Matter bus participated in Saturday’s Selma-to-Montgomery ‘Votercade’ in support of passage of HR1/S1 The We the People Act and HR4 the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement […]

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Atlanta entrepreneur Erica ‘Umi’ Clahar of Umi Feeds continues to fight to provide food to the underfed during the COVID-19 pandemic

By Ann Hill Bond | The Atlanta Voice One night in 2015 after an evening of Elevate Atlanta, Erica “Umi” Clahar, founder and executive director of Umi Feeds, realized that a few pinwheel platters were […]

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The Black Women’s Agenda, Inc. Praises Convictions in the Chauvin Murder Trial as a First Step on the Journey to Equal Justice

WASHINGTON, DC — Gwainevere Catchings Hess, President, The Black Women’s Agenda, Inc. (BWA), released the following statement in response to the jury’s verdict in the State of Minnesota v. Derek Michael Chauvin case: The Black […]

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Statement From Rev. Sharpton & Nan On Announcement Of The U.S. Department Of Justice Investigation Into The Louisville Police Practices After Shooting Of Breonna Taylor

NEW YORK (April 26, 2021) — One year since the deadly shooting of Breonna Taylor by police, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Monday that the U.S. Justice Department will open a civil investigation into the Louisville Metro […]

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Water, Water Everywhere

Commentary by Thomas Sheffield This month, we celebrate one of the most important holidays, Earth Day.  As we come to the final months, (we hope) of the global pandemic, we must demand the government tackle […]