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Black History is American History: Remembering Ida B. Wells-Barnett
2/26/2015
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Women have always played a critical role in the fight for justice and equality in America. So, for our final 2015 Black History Month champion, I'm proud to highlight the visionary activism of......read more

Black History is American History: Remembering Atlanta’s Maynard Jackson
2/19/2015
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As former mayor of New Orleans (and son of the city’s first Black mayor – Ernest “Dutch” Morial), I personally know the challenges that were overcome and the history that was......read more

Black History Tribute Part 2 – “Sick and tired of being sick and tired.”
2/12/2015
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As we celebrate the contributions of Black Americans to our nation, we still find ourselves as a nation grappling with ensuring this fundamental part of our democracy for all. This week, we remember......read more

Black History is American History: Remembering Chicago’s Harold Washington
2/4/2015
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Black history is and will always be American history – and the work we do every day honors and builds upon the work of those who have toiled, fought and even died so that our nation can realize......read more

Loretta Lynch for U.S. Attorney General!
1/29/2015
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This week, Senate confirmation hearings were held for President Obama’s nomination of U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch to serve as America’s next U.S. Attorney General, and the National Urban......read more


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