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BALTIMORE/ACCRA –NAACP President Derrick Johnson traveled to Ghana to meet with Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia in support of the upcoming “Year of Return Ghana 2019” project, a year-long journey to celebrate the reconnecting of Africans throughout the Diaspora to their African heritage.

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In 2008, Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA) made history after being elected as the first ever African-American woman to become speaker of any state legislature.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-5th) was sworn in Jan. 3 as the representative from Minnesota's 5th Congressional District, making her the first Somali-American member of Congress, the first woman of color to represent Minnesota, and one of the first two Muslim-American women elected t…

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Village Financial Cooperative cleared a major hurdle, becoming the first credit union in the past 15 years to be approved by the state. 

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As we progress forward into the new year let us look back at 2018 … the year that was.

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Patrick Henry High School’s Janaan Ahmed has been selected to serve as the student representative on the Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) board.

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This is Part II of a two-part article on Racism, Health, and the high incidents of maternal and infant deaths and premature births among Black women in America.

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This is Part I of a two-part article on racism, health, and the high incidents of maternal and infant deaths and premature births among Black women in America. 

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Marian Wright Edelman, a trailblazer, freedom fighter and champion of causes that affect the nation’s young, has announced that she’s stepping aside from the Children’s Defense Fund, an organization she founded 45 years ago.

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Somali women packers for the Amazon distribution center in Minneapolis are fired up and refusing to speed up the production line, becoming the first known group to defy Amazon management and bring them to the bargaining table.

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In a spirited celebration of Minnesota civil rights icon Dr. Josie Johnson, a crowd of some 200 friends, colleagues, and admirers gathered at the Humphrey School of Public to hear of the school's plans to create a fellowship in Johnson's name and rename a community meeting room after her.