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Google just dropped $11 million to make sure #BlackLivesMatter

According to USA Today, Google just pledged $11.5 million in grants and funding to help organizations fight racial bias.

More than 1 million people visit National Museum of African American History and Culture since opening

The National Museum of African American History and Culture has reached a huge milestone in the few months it has been opening, hitting its 1 million visitors mark last week.

Obama ranked 12th best U.S. president ever by historians

Only a month after leaving office, former President Barack Obama‘s legacy is already shining bright, as he was ranked number 12 of all United States presidents in a C-SPAN survey of 91 presidential historians published on Friday.

12-Year-Old Marley Dias wants to teach kids activism with new book

Book will explore social justice, volunteerism and how to use social media for good.

Trump's national security adviser Michael Flynn resigns

President Donald Trump’s embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned following reports he misled Vice President Mike Pence and other officials about his contacts with Russia.

Army gives OK to dreadlocks/locks for female soldiers

New directive reflects a twist in thinking about regulation.

Cedric Richmond – The Congressional Black Caucus’ new leader

Chairman vows to make inclusion of the Black Press a key component in preserving the rights of African Americans.

Hillary Clinton’s first video statement since election: ‘The future is female’

In her first video message since losing the 2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton addressed the 2017 Makers conference and spoke to the significance of the historic Women’s March, which took place on the same weekend as the inauguration of President ...

Trump surrogates & GOP pols to meet with HBCU heads during Black History Month

The meeting will include GOP Congressional members and Omarosa Manigault, who is supposed to be presenting the president with a draft of the HBCU-focused executive order.

Obamacare replacement may not be ready until next year

GOP leaders have been pushing to repeal the Affordable Care Act without an alternative plan in place.

Judge temporarily blocks Trump’s travel ban nationwide

A federal judge’s order blocking President Donald Trump’s ban on admitting travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries or any refugees left authorities and advocates wondering what to do Saturday with the people who finally got visas to come to America, ...

Here is why you must vote in your state & local elections

What’s happening in state capitols, city halls, and school boards have more of a direct effect on our daily lives than Washington politics.

Trump praises Douglass, other famous African Americans

Abolitionist "is somebody who has done an amazing job and is being recognized more and more," Trump said.

Last day to apply for Obamacare!

January 31st is your last day to sign up for President Obama’s healthcare plan. Here’s what you need to know about how you can take advantage of ACA, even if you already have insurance.

Trump immigration ban ignites massive protests at airports

President Donald Trump’s immigration order sowed more chaos and outrage across the country Sunday, with travelers getting detained at airports, panicked families searching for relatives and protesters marching against the sweeping measure that was blocked by several federal courts.

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