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    By Julianne Malveaux Twenty-four people are running for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States. From where I sit, at least half of them are only running for exposure, for the Vice-Presidential nod, for Cabinet secretary, to push a platform, or to simply be seen. Their ambitions have made the process turgid and ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Contradictory, overly rehearsed and simply not believable – those were just a few adjectives jurors in the Laquan McDonald murder trial used after finding former Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke guilty of second-degree murder. Van Dyke shot McDonald 16 times in Oct. 2014 and, although McDonald, 17, was ...
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    By Julianne Malveaux Rev. Jesse Louis Jackson turned 77 on October 8. Nobody has led a more storied life. He first took a public stand for civil rights when he was just a kid attempting to use the library in his hometown of Greenville, South Carolina. His activism brought him to the attention of Dr. ...