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Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Tells Authentic Stories

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By Freddie Allen (Editor-in-Chief, NNPA Newswire) -  The atrium of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. (Mississippi Civil Rights Museum) atrium-of-the-Mississippi-Civil-Rights-Museum_860wnovIn the early morning hours of January 10, 1966, civil rights leader Vernon Dahmer Sr. was jolted from his sleep, as members of the Ku Klux Klan surrounded his house just north of Hattiesburg, Miss. Dahmer, a
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Actress Octavia Spencer will Play Madam CJ Walker

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By Nyesha Stone -  Oh, what time is to be alive, and to be Black. The Black community is finally getting the attention it deserves. People from our community are doing everything society told us we couldn’t, including telling our own history. Earlier this week, Netflix announced that Academy Award
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Restoring The Communities Trust In The Sheriff’s Office

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By Karen Stokes -  Earnell Lucas, candidate for Milwaukee County Sheriff has a new vision. A vision to restore trust between the Sheriff department and the community. “I’ve seen the changes that have occurred at the sheriff’s office and I feel Milwaukee deserves better,” Lucas said. “My vision is a
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First Von Fellow Becomes WUWM’s Race and Ethnicity Reporter

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By Nyesha Stone - Teran-Powell1_860wnovTeran Powell has turned her fellowship with WUWM 89.7 into a full-time position as their Race and Ethnicity Reporter. WUWM announced the gracious news through a press release earlier this month. Next month, Powell will step into her new role and officially become a member
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