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Aug 26 2015

Police Shoots Teen

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Story and photos by Joycelyne Fadojutimi According to police report, Longview Police Officers were investigating suspicious activity at 559 Mobberly Avenue, Tuesday at 3:42 am when the least unexpected happened. Police officers were standing in front of This Our Store when an African American young man came around the corner and produced what looked like …

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Aug 08 2015

Discriminatory Lending Honda Finance Division Makes $25 Million Settlement

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By Nicole James Scott/North Dallas Gazette After a probe by the Department of Justice American Honda Finance will pay $24 million to African-American, Hispanic and Asian and Pacific Islanders who were overcharged higher interest rates on car loans. An additional $1 million will be paid to fund a consumer financial program. According to the DOJ …

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Jul 31 2015

Black Church Initiative Blasts Cosby

ETR staff report The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI) is a Christian-based confederation of 34,000 congregations composed of 15.7 million African-American parishioners. This organ has issued a powerful condemnation of the recently revealed misdeeds of actor Bill Cosby, and is calling on him to make reparations to his victims. On Wednesday, July 22 the California …

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Feb 14 2015

Poverty: Not A State Of Mind

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist The racial differential in the poverty rate is staggering. Last time I checked, about 12 percent people in the United States, one in eight people are poor. Depending on race and ethnicity, however, poverty is differently experienced. Fewer than one in 10 Whites are poor; more than one in four …

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Jul 24 2013

NAACP Freedom Gala looms, tickets available

The Longview Gregg County Unit of the NAACP will host its “Pulling Together: The Time is Now” Freedom Fund Gala on Saturday, July 27, at 5:30 p.m. at the Faith Center at First United Methodist Church in downtown Longview. To culminate a year of community service and social justice activism, unit officers and members, as …

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Jul 23 2013

Education is key: Black and Gold Banquet stresses education, community development.

When Mu Rho Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity recently held its annual Black and Gold banquet, there was no gainsaying that the evening will stress education and excellence. Chapter President Pete Lamothe gave a brief history of the Fraternity, the Chapter while thanking supporters and attendees. He told the audience what they should …

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Mar 19 2013

Voting rights act in danger?

The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard a case which seeks to overturn the historic Voting Rights Act. If opponents of the Voting Rights Act succeed, I believe the protection of Texas voters and those all across the nation would be at severe risk. The court heard arguments in Shelby County v. Holder, which argues that …

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