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Letter: The critics are wrong about Donald Trump



A 68-year-old African American grandmother granted clemency after 22 years in prison of a life sentence for a non-violent drug offense. She gets to …
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World Cup 2018: What went wrong for African teams in Russia?


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Fans in Nigeria, Morocco and Senegal express their sorrow after their teams were knocked out the tournament

Senegal’s World Cup exit on Thursday means Africa has suffered its worst World Cup display for 36 years, with no side from the continent in the knockout stage for the first time since 1982.

Going into the tournament, there were high hopes Africa could build on its display in Brazil in 2014 when two teams – Nigeria and Algeria – reached the second round for the first time.

Instead, a continent will be wondering where it went wrong as its 15 games resulted in 10…

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“SuperFly exemplifies everything that’s wrong within the African-American community” (AUDIO)


A veteran Missouri state senator is calling on St. Louis-area residents to boycott a new movie called “SuperFly”, alleging it glorifies sex, murder and drug dealing.

State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed speaks at the Missouri Capitol on January 23, 2018 (file photo courtesy of Missouri Senate photographer Harrison Sweazea]

State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, the Senate Minority Caucus Whip, led a protest Friday afternoon outside the Chase Park Plaza Cinemas in St. Louis.

“The last thing we need in our city is a movie perpetuating and glorifying again, drugs, gangs and violence,” Nasheed says.

Senator Nasheed is calling on the theatre to remove the film and she’s urging young people to watch movies that will give them a sense of hope and pride.

She says people should be working to end…

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Trump argues black people chose Democrats “for over a hundred year.” He’s wrong.




Martin Luther King, Jr.
and his civil rights marchers cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge in
Selma, Ala., heading for capitol, Montgomery, during a five day,
50 mile walk to protest voting laws, March 21,
1965.

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Press


  • President Donald Trump during a rally in Nashville
    claimed African-Americans have been voting for Democrats “for
    over a hundred years.”
  • Trump made that comment during a long-winded missive on
    Tuesday about his dissatisfaction with the Democratic Party.
    The point was tied into remarks he gave about the November
    midterm elections.
  • Though the 15th Amendment, codified in 1870, gave the
    right to vote to all men regardless of their “race, color, or
    previous condition of…

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Trump argues black people chose Democrats “for over a hundred year.” He’s wrong.




Martin Luther King, Jr.
and his civil rights marchers cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge in
Selma, Ala., heading for capitol, Montgomery, during a five day,
50 mile walk to protest voting laws, March 21,
1965.

Associated
Press


  • President Donald Trump, during a rally in Nashville
    claimed African-Americans have been voting for Democrats “for
    over a hundred years.”
  • Trump made that comment during a long-winded missive on
    Tuesday about his dissatisfaction with the Democratic Party.
    The point was tied into remarks he gave about the November
    midterm elections.
  • Though the 15th Amendment, codified in 1870, gave the
    right to vote to all men regardless of their “race, color, or
    previous condition of…

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Reports of South African exodus ‘simply wrong’: SANZAAR


SANZAAR CEO Andy Marinos has branded reports of a South African exodus as ‘simply wrong’ and expressed disappointment at reports of possible structures beyond 2020.

A report out of Wales overnight said that South Africa’s Sharks, Lions and Stormers were considering moving to the European competition in the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 seasons, joining the Cheetahs and the Kings.

But SANZAAR, organisers of Super Rugby and the Rugby Championship said the report was unfounded and South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Argentina remained committed to future participation.

SANZAAR CEO Andy Marinos rubbished those reports in a statement on Monday morning, and also expressed his frustration that the longer-term possibilities had been revealed in media reports.

“SANZAAR – through its joint…

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