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Pres. Obama Makes Case For Re-Election

     As jubilant as his chant “fired up, ready to go,” Obama was fired up about one thing at a campaign fundraiser in Atlanta – proving why he deserves four more years as President of the United States.      Skillfully rendering a sharp contrast between him and opposing presidential candidate Mitt Romney, President Barack Obama reiterated what he h...

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Bill Tompkins Named CEO Of NNPA

     WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Highly-respected media and entertainment executive William G. Tompkins Jr. has been name president and chief executive officer of the National Newspaper Publishers Association, a federation of more than 200 Black-owned publications.     NNPA Chairman Cloves Campbell, publisher of the Arizona Informant, said Tompkins was sel...

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Jobless Black Vets Face Tougher Jobs Battle

Washington CorrespondentNNPA News Service     WASHINGTON (NNPA) – When it comes to veterans and unemployment, there isn’t a jobs problem. There’s a hiring problem, said Jim Lorraine, executive director of the Augusta Warriors Project.     “A lot of them have top secret clearances and backgrounds in communications and other industries, and they don’...

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Center For Civil Human Rights Groundbreaking Held


Center For Civil Human Rights Groundbreaking Held
(Photo By Willie E. Tucker Jr./WET Media Inc.)

Published: Sunday, July 1, 2012 6:06 PM EDT

Officials participate in the groundbreaking ceremony for the National Center for Civil and Human Rights at Pemberton place in downtown Atlanta on June 27. Joining in are Invest Atlanta CEO Bruce McGowan (from left); NCCHR Doug Shipman; Atlanta Mayor
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National Center For Civil And Human Rights Presents ‘Speak Truth To Power’

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights (NCCHR), in partnership with the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, presents "Speak Truth To Power: Voices Beyond

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