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First Black Clerk of Mississippi’s Highest Court

Muriel B. Ellis has been making history throughout her career

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‘Think Like A Man, Too’ Comes Out on Top

The film has claimed the #1 box office spot on its opening weekend

HAPPY HEADLINES: History-Making Valedictorian

Young people are doing wonderful things!

Texas Board Passes Juneteenth Resolution

Leaders have implicitly hinted on repaying for injustices against Blacks

Women Request Inclusion in “My Brother’s Keeper”

Notable women are asking to be added to the president's initiative

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

CDC gives analysis on state of Blacks and the disease

Where Don Lemon Went Wrong…

CNN anchor had a lot of say about Black people

Tavis Smiley writes about the Black vote

Talk show host and political commentator Tavis Smiley shares his thoughts on the limited coverage of Black voters in the 2012 presidential election.

‘Lost Voices’ records African-American history

The Kentucky Oral History Commission awarded a grant to Shirl Marks, who is working to ensure African-American history is recorded.

Panama City offers a global feel and a melting pot ...

By// Maureen Jenkins PANAMA CITY, Panama — The global feel of steamy, tropical world-class Panama City, home to nearly 1.4 million people, has been influenced ...

Paris: City of Light has always beckoned Black Americans

By// Maureen Jenkins Paris has always held a mystical allure for Black people. It’s been a place where African-Americans found not just acceptance, but their ...

Perceptions that keep African-Americans from traveling overseas

By// Maureen Jenkins Plenty of perceptions — many of them false — keep Black folks from traveling outside the States. While the actual reasons may ...