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Detroit Woman is the World’s Oldest Woman

April 14, 2015 Staff 0
INKSTER, Mich. — A 115-year-old Detroit-area woman is listed as the world’s oldest living person following the death of a 116-year-old Arkansas woman. Jeralean Talley of Inkster tops a list maintained by the Los Angeles-based […]
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HBCUs Divided Over Free Community College

January 23, 2015 Staff 0
By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNNPA) – Black college educators and supporters are sharply split over whether President Obama’s proposal to offer a free two-year community college education to students making progress […]
National parks in Maryland and New York will be named in honor of Harriet Tubman, a conductor on the Underground Railroad.

Harriet Tubman Historic Park Established

January 14, 2015 Staff 0
Congress has voted to establish a national historic park for Harriet Tubman, a conductor on the Underground Railroad. The U.S. Senate voted in December to establish a Harriet Tubman National Historical Park in her former […]
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