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Commentary: Black and African lives have always mattered in Castro’s Cuba

    Commentary: Black and African lives have always mattered in Castro’s Cuba

In above photo: The late Nelson Mandela (left) and Fidel Castro (right). (Submitted/AP Photo) Bill Turner, Guest Columnist “What’s it matter to people of color, Black Americans, in particular ?”

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Longtime civil rights activist Julian Bond dead at 75

    Longtime civil rights activist Julian Bond dead at 75

In above photo: Julian Bond, Georgia state legislator, withdraws his name from consideration as a vice presidential candidate after it was entered in nomination Aug. 29, 1968 in Chicago at the

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Politicians are in the pulpit in Winston-Salem

    Politicians are in the pulpit in Winston-Salem

In photo above: The Rev. Derwin Montgomery delivers the morning sermon on Sunday July 5, at First Calvary Baptist Church, 401 NE Woodland Ave. (Photo by Tevin Stinson) Public servants

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White gunman accused of killing 9 in black church caught in N.C.

    White gunman accused of killing 9 in black church caught in N.C.

In photo above: Dylann Storm Roof (Courtesy Photo) JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press CHARLESTON, South Carolina — A white man who joined a prayer meeting inside a

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Obama marks Selma March milestone

    Obama marks Selma March milestone

(Above: AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin- President Barack Obama, fourth from left, listens to Rep. John Lewis, (D-Ga.), as he speaks about

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Cubans hopeful U.S. embargo will end, pastor finds

    Cubans hopeful U.S. embargo will end, pastor finds

Rev. Lamont Williams was among black pastors that visited Cuba earlier this year, after President Barack Obama called for an

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Reynolds and Mount Tabor high schools planning tribute to Stuart Scott

    Reynolds and Mount Tabor high schools planning tribute to Stuart Scott

In photo: Stuart Scott on the “SportsCenter” set in 2000. ESPN Photo by Rich Arden  Reynolds High School had been

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Edward Brooke, 1st black elected U.S. senator, dies

    Edward Brooke, 1st black elected U.S. senator, dies

Former Massachusetts Sen. Edward William Brooke speaks in the Rotunda on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009, during

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Creating a global blueprint to the future

    Creating a global blueprint to the future

In photo: Columnist Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., who says Black America’s national leadership should immediately convene a summit. By Benjamin

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African-American law enforcers react to Ferguson, NYC uproars

    African-American law enforcers react to Ferguson, NYC uproars

Above: Stephen Hairston and Glenn Bratton As both a former Winston-Salem Police sergeant and Winston-Salem Branch NAACP president, Stephen Hairston sees

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