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Pence predicts 'historic' African American support for Trump

President Donald Trump made an extensive pitch to African American voters Friday at a campaign event in Atlanta launching the Black Voices for Trump coalition, reprising his 2016 argument that Democrats have done little for the African American community and arguing they are too focused on things like impeachment to work on its behalf.

Chicago Defender publishes last print edition

The Chicago Defender, the influential African American newspaper that has told the stories of black residents of Chicago and beyond for the last 114 years, has ceased printing and moved to a digital-only format.

The story behind Tyler Mitchell's Vogue cover of Beyoncé

Beyoncé's fourth cover of American Vogue was one for history. Not because she was the first black woman on the cover (Beverly Johnson, 1974), not because she was the first black woman to cover a September issue (Naomi Campbell, 1989), and not because she had racked up the most Vogue covers as a black woman (Shari Belafonte and Rihanna both have five). Instead, for the first time in history, the cover of American Vogue was shot by a black photographer: Tyler Mitchell.

Philly police issue new trespassing policy

The Philadelphia Police Department on Friday on announced a new policy on handling trespassing calls after the arrests of two African-American men at a Starbucks sparked protests over racial bias.

Group aims to educate African-Americans about co-sleeping dangers

'Safe Sleep Sabbath' held Sunday in local black churches

The Dane County Safe Sleep Initiative held its second year of "Safe Sleep Sabbath" educational events at local predominantly black churches Sunday, hoping to stem the tide of co-sleeping deaths in the community.

Unity picnic prompts pledge in Madison

Black-Latino Unity Pledge introduced to empower minorities

A cookout over the weekend was where a union group chose to kick-off a new commitment to creating a stronger network of minorities in and around Madison.