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COMMENTARY: ‘Somebody Taught You To Hate Me’

CHICAGO—A rousing crowd in a packed St. Sabina Catholic church greeted the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan and church pastor Fr. Michael Pfleger as they...

First African-American Archbishop to Lead DC Catholics

The Rev. Wilton D. Gregory has been installed as the seventh archbishop of Washington, becoming the first African-American to be placed in the position. The...

Mt. Soledad Memorial Day ceremony to honor first African American awarded...

Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial will be honoring Doris (Dorie) Miller with a special plaque during its Memorial Day ceremony, which will take place...

This Entrepreneur Made Over $30 Million As A Freelancer

When she was just 24-years old, Ashleigh Warren quit her 9-to-5 marketing job with only 2 years experience in the industry in order to...

New Short Film Imagines Malcolm X’s Views on Modern Issues

May 19 marks the birthday of civil rights icon Malcolm X. He would have been 94. In honor of his birthday, a new short film,...

HBCU Commencements Targeted by Controversial Westboro Baptist Church

By Mo Barnes, NNPA Newswire For the past four years students of Morehouse College, Spelman College, and Clark-Atlanta University have labored for educational and personal development...

New Cellphone Video Deepens Concerns about Sandra Bland’s Death

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent, @StacyBrownMedia Sandra Bland’s own cellphone video of her 2015 arrest in Texas has raised new questions about the evidence in...

A Separate War: Pioneering Black Marines Endured, Prevailed

By Tom Foreman Jr., The Associated Press It was the dress blue uniforms that drew John Thompson to join the U.S. Marines, where Black men were...

Graves Blends Teams At Riverdale Baptist

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer,  In an alternate universe, Riverdale Baptist first-year baseball coach Aaron “Hercules” Graves has made a name for himself mixing beats...

Viola Davis Reveals Diabetes Diagnosis and Campaign to Raise Awareness

Academy Award winner Viola Davis has opened up about her prediabetes diagnosis, sharing that she comes from a family with a history of type...

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