logo20.jpg107-28web-stateofblackunion-smallstandaloneprod_affiliate91.jpgJena Six defendant accused of assault at Texas school
A member of the Jena Six was charged Wednesday with one count of assault causing bodily injury for fighting with a fellow student at his high school in Texas, his mother said. (Continue Reading…)

McDonald’s(R) Sponsors Ninth Annual Tavis Smiley Presents: State of the Black Union 2008
McDonald’s Corporation continues its unwavering commitment to economic empowerment, academic and professional achievement and community development with their sponsorship of Tavis Smiley’s annual “State of the Black Union 2008: Reclaiming Our Democracy, Deciding Our Future” symposium. (Continue Reading…)

CDC acknowledges Black HIV/AIDS Day
On Thursday, Black AIDS Awareness Day, African-Americans are urged to take a three-point pledge to “ACT” — to be aware, communicate and get tested. (Continue Reading…)

Civil rights landmarks mapped out in new guidebook
If you drive six miles southwest of Anniston, Ala., you’ll pass the spot where a bus was bombed in 1961 and the passengers — civil rights activists known as Freedom Riders — were beaten by a mob. (Continue Reading…)

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