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As the NAACP turns 113, look for its voice to grow louder on issues like climate change, the student debt crisis and the ongoing response to the coronavirus pandemic — while keeping voting rights and criminal justice reform at the forefront of its priorities.

The Tom Joyner Morning show remembers the 35th anniversary of the release of the classic Michael Jackson album Thriller! 35 years ago today this iconic album was released. Since then, 66 million copies have been sold worldwide and continue to be sold! Listen above for an amazing tribute! Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Sign Up […]

“I will never ever tell a lie, we got it in,” says Thelma who celebrated 22 years of marriage with her husband Michael. They went to the Earth, Wind & Fire concert and had an awesome time. It was so good that she said,”I put a medley together of how our weekend went!” Like BlackAmericaWeb.com […]

One year ago today, the nation was outraged when an 18-year-old unarmed black male named Michael Brown was shot to death during a confrontation with a…

CNN reports: The first American man to win the Boston Marathon since 1983 crossed the finish line Monday, triumphant in a storied race that has become a national symbol of resiliency and determination. Race officials said Meb Keflezighi, 38, won the men’s division, with an official time of 2:08:37, according to the Boston Marathon’s Facebook […]

BOSTON (AP) — Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city’s resilience in the face of a terror attack. “This day will always be hard, but this place will always […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden will attend a memorial service next week in Boston marking the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing. Biden and his wife, Jill, plan to attend the Tuesday ceremony. The vice president’s office says they’ll pay tribute to victims of the bombing, as well as the survivors and first […]

ATLANTA (AP) — Hank Aaron was more relieved than jubilant after he broke Babe Ruth’s home-run record on April 8, 1974. The 40-year anniversary of his 715th homer provides a different perspective. Aaron’s record-breaking homer will be celebrated on Tuesday night before the Atlanta Braves’ home opener against the New York Mets. Hate mail and […]

A candlelight vigil will be held Friday night to mark the 46th anniversary of the assassination of Dr.  Martin Luther King Jr. NBCWashington reports: The vigil will begin at 7 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray is scheduled to speak at the vigil. King was shot and killed at […]