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FREEDOM PARTY IGNITES MOVEMENT

African-American Issues Brings Together Hundreds at Convention Freedom Party Hosts First Statewide Convention Several hundred from around the state packed the historic Siloam Presbyterian Church to ratify Council member Charles Barron as the Freedom Party’s candidate for governor. Barron named Eva Doyle as his running mate for Lieutenant Governor. Mrs. Doyle is a longtime activist, […]readmore

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The Forgotten Black Fishermen in the Gulf Oil Spill

The news coverage of the Gulf oil spill might lead you to think black fishers did not exist or were not affected.  That is not true, although they are a dwindling breed. Correspondent Brentin Mock and photographer Shawn Escoffery ferreted them out and listened to their stories. Black Gulf Fishers Face a Murky Future By: […]readmore