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Alice Dunnigan, a Kentucky-born granddaughter of slaves and Ethel Payne, the renown ‘First Lady of the Black Press, received posthumous honors during the 2022 White House Correspondents Association’s (WHCA) dinner.

Two Trailblazing Black Press Journalists Remembered

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Alice Dunnigan, a Kentucky-born granddaughter of slaves and Ethel Payne, the renown ‘First Lady of the Black...
President Joe Biden issued three pardons, including one to Abraham Bolden, the first Black Secret Service agent to work on a presidential detail, who had long professed his innocence. Pictured above, Abraham Bolden during an event in Newburgh, NY in 2008. Hudson Valley Press File Photo/ CHUCK STEWART, JR.

Abraham Bolden Receives Pardon From Biden

By Stacy M. Brown President Joe Biden announced he’s using his clemency powers for the first time, issuing commutations for 75 drug offenders. Biden also issued...
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