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Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, dies at 85

Vernon Jordan, who rose from humble beginnings in the segregated South to become a champion of civil rights before reinventing himself as a Washington insider and corporate influencer, has died, relatives confirmed. He was 85.

Chadwick Boseman earns nominations for NAACP Image Awards

With his final two performances, the late Chadwick Boseman earned two NAACP Image Awards nominations, while “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” could make its presence felt. Boseman scored nods for “Da 5 Bloods” and “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.”

Dad Daze: New sets of eyes on the color of Spokane

I'm not the leader of a bar band, but I take requests. A loyal reader, Beverly Gibb, emailed a suggestion: "Could you write about you and your family dealing with the Black Lives Matter movement? I know it is an extremely sensitive and difficult topic. I just would like to see how families are having this discussion."

The Police Chief and NAACP president

Spokane Police Chief Craig Meidl and Kurtis Robinson, president of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP have a frank discussion about the tension between police and the Black community, the reason for the protests and what might be accomplished through them.