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What’s Trending: Black News Weekly

What’s Trending: Black News Weekly

    The New York Times: This Empty Lot Is Worth Millions. It’s Also an African-American Burial Ground. The owner of a plot of land in Queens wants to sell it or develop it. Others want to memorialize one of the city’s first communities for former and freed slaves.  ...
NAACP ACT-SO Kicks Off Convention Week

NAACP ACT-SO Kicks Off Convention Week

BALTIMORE – The NAACP ACT-SO (Academic, Cultural, Technical and Scientific Olympics) has been training and encouraging high school students for over 40 years. This year-long achievement program is designed to recruit, stimulate, and encourage high academic and...
What’s Trending: Black News Recap

What’s Trending: Black News Recap

  HuffPost: Philadelphia’s First Openly Gay Deputy Sheriff Found Dead Ahead Of Pride Parade Philadelphia’s first openly gay deputy sheriff apparently died by suicide just before the city’s annual Pride parade and festival, authorities said. Dante Austin, 27, was found...