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Week In Review

Historically Black fraternity drops Florida for convention because of DeSantis policies

August 5, 2023

By Mike SchneiderASSOCIATED PRESSABOVE PHOTO: In this Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017 photo, older and newer generations of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity pose for a photograph during the Hall-Archer-Pickard Naming Celebration at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Mich. (Kaytie Boomer/Kalamazoo Gazette-MLive Media Group via AP) ORLANDO, Fla. — The oldest historically Black collegiate fraternity in the…

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New Jersey to hold three-day state funeral for late Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver

August 4, 2023

ABOVE PHOTO: Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver attends a bill signing ceremony at the state capital in Trenton, N.J., Aug. 5, 2019. Oliver, who rose to become one of New Jersey’s most prominent Black leaders and passionately advocated for revitalizing cities and against gun violence, died on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2023. She was 71. (AP Photo/Matt…

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Mississippi discriminates against Black residents with appointed judges, Justice Department says

July 21, 2023

By Emily Wagster PettusASSOCIATED PRESS ABOVE PHOTO: U.S. Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division speaks, June 1, 2023, in Jackson, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File) JACKSON, Miss. — A new Mississippi law discriminates against residents of the majority-Black capital city of Jackson by requiring the appointment of some…

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Christine King Farris, late sibling of MLK, receives rare tribute at Georgia Capitol

July 21, 2023

By Sudhin ThanawalaASSOCIATED PRESSABOVE PHOTO: U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock delivers remarks as Christine King Farris lies in state during a ceremony at the Georgia State Capitol, in Atlanta, Friday, July 14, 2023. (Natrice Miller/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP) ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock were among scores of mourners who paid…

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