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Blacks Are Moving Back South

September 30 Dennis J. Freeman 0

The Great Migration has now reversed course. Black Americans are now flocking back to the South, a place where they battled historic racism and bigotry, the home of the Confederate Flag. That may or may […]

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Actress Bemoans Domestic Violence

September 29 Dennis J. Freeman 0

Los Angeles-The crisis of domestic violence is annually observed during the month of October. For women of color, especially black women, domestic violence is likely to end up on their doorsteps more often times than […]

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Obama Heckler Raises Questions

September 28 Dennis J. Freeman 0

As President Barack Obama entered the stage of House of Blues venue in Hollywood for one of his many 2012 presidential fundraising campaign stops amid the backdrop of chants, “Fired up! … Ready to go!” […]

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Obama Stumps L.A. for Support

September 27 Dennis J. Freeman 0

The haters can hate, but President Barack Obama still has the same swag that got him elected into the White House in 2008. Heading into the 2012 presidential election year, President Obama is reminding folks […]

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Supreme Injustice for Troy Davis

September 22 Dennis J. Freeman 1

By Dennis J. Freeman There are so many doubts surrounding the execution of Troy Davis. There are many unanswered questions about his capital murder case that continues to swirl in clouds of uncertainty. A circumvented […]

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Smokey Robinson Gets High Honor

September 21 Dennis J. Freeman 0

It’s hard not to think about the contributing works of William “Smokey” Robinson when you think about the hit-making records machine called Motown. Besides Motown Founder Berry Gordy, it’s hard to imagine the name of […]

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Freedom’s Sisters Get their Due

September 14 Dennis J. Freeman 0

Black women’s contributions to this nation have been largely obscured and rendered nearly obsolete in history books.  But the truth of the matter is that without Ida B. Wells fighting the lynching of black people, […]

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Black Flight Redo Political Lines

September 14 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES—African-Americans once were clustered so heavily in urban areas that the terms “black” and “inner city” came to be used almost synonymously. According to the 2010 U.S. Census results, that time is history. While […]

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Sparks Unplugged from Playoffs

September 7 Dennis J. Freeman 0

  You could hear a pin drop afterwards. The mood was somber and one of finality. The party crashed as the Los Angeles Sparks found themselves officially eliminated from playoff contention once and for all […]