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Ferguson Top of Mind but Congressional Black Caucus Talks Up Its New Website

Some reporters ask Congressional leaders to address tough issue of police/community relations by Burney Simpson Staff ReporterThe NorthStar News & AnalysisA press conference on Wednesday at the Congressional Black Caucus44th Annual Legislative Conference in Washington, announcing a communications project instead raised issues that face the organization as the nation continues to react  to this summer’s ...

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US Attorney General Eric Holder to Step Down

By Ryan Gorman U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is reportedly stepping down. Holder, the country's first African-American AG, will make the announcement Thursday, NPR is reporting, after five and a half years in the role. The 63-year-old will remain with the Justice Department until his successor is named, but has been "adamant" about his departure, a source told NPR. The final decision was reportedly Hold ...

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Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson Reunites with Several Kidnapped Nigerian School Girls Who Escaped from Boko Haram

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) reunited with several of the kidnapped Nigerian school girls who escaped from the clutches of the terrorist group Boko Haram. The girls visited with Congresswoman Wilson in her D.C. office. “I am delighted to see these brave and wonderful young girls again. They’ve experienced unspeakablehorrors that no child should ever have to endure just because they want and des ...

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Historic Inaugural Celebration Set for FAMU President Elmira Mangum

Tallahassee--Dr. Elmira Mangum will be installed as Florida A & M University’s 11th president in a weeklong celebration in Tallahassee.  The festivities will begin September 28th featuring, forums, entertainment, an inauguration, formal gala and Rattler football. The first woman president of the nation’s largest historically Black university is beginning “The Season of Change,” at the institution renown ...

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