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By The Associated Press Most students entering college for the first time this fall were born in 1996. For these students, Tupac Shakur, Carl Sagan and Tiny Tim have always been de[...]
WASHINGTON (AP) _ An enigmatic Civil War photo of a white man and a black slave, both in Confederate uniforms, has been donated to the Library of Congress five years after its appe[...]
  By ADAM GELLER AP National Writer Stepping to the pulpit at Greater Grace Church _ minutes from where a suburban St. Louis police officer shot and killed an unarmed black 18[...]
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ The Southern University Board of Supervisors has voted 9-to-4 against extending President Ronald Mason’s contract. It expires June 30. Several faculty[...]
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ The Essence Festival will remain in New Orleans, at least for the next five years, organizers said Friday. Essence announced the contract extension, noting the a[...]
Right now, there is an epic battle raging over whether America will be a democracy governed by the people or a plutocracy ruled by corporations and the ultra-rich. An overwhelming [...]
By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) _ The book is called “A New History of Mississippi,” and a new approach is what Dennis Mitchell wanted when he wrote it[...]
(Huffington Post, Black Voices) – Alexis WIlkinson is living history. As the first African-American to be at the helm of the “Harvard Lampoon” since its creation [...]
By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ The U.S. has picked the 12 players it believes can defend its world basketball title. The Americans kept Derrick Rose and cut [...]
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Southern University System President Ronald Mason Jr. won’t seek or accept an extension of his contract when it expires next year, unless certain term[...]

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