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America Declares to Trump: 'You're Fired'

After days of post-Election Day counting, Democrat Joe Biden has defeated President Donald Trump to become the nation's 46th commander-in-chief. With all eyes on Pennsylvania, Georgia, Nevada, and Ari...

 

COMMENTARY: The Presidential Race Might be Too Close to Call, but the 'Projected Winner is Racism'

Look at the cities the nation is depending on in order to not re-elect an incompetent, racist, misogynistic president who has killed 230,000 Americans in seven months... Philly, Atlanta, Milwaukee...

 

U.S. Tops A One Day Record of 100,000 New COVID Infections

The United States recorded an all-time high of 102,831 new COVID-19 infections on Wednesday, November 4. Additionally, hospitals admitted more than 50,000 Americans because of coronavirus. Reports...

 

Why the 2020 Vote Matters More than Ever to African Americans

Her father survived Jim Crow and saw the evolution of the vote in America, so Lex Scott speaks from a unique perspective when she champions African Americans' historical significance casting their bal...

 

Officers in Breonna Taylor Case Escape Indictment

After 194 days, months of protests, and a $12 million civil settlement, the family of Breonna Taylor did not receive the justice they have desperately sought. On Wednesday, Sept. 23, a Grand Jury...

 

AARP Polls Reveal Top Concerns for Voters 50 and Older

More than half of voters 50-years and older in crucial battleground states are worried about contracting the novel coronavirus. At the same time, African Americans are particularly opposed to how...

 

'Not Forgotten,' 26 Missing Children Recovered in U.S. Marshal Operation

n 2018, the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) launched a series on the plight of missing children of color – focusing primarily on missing Black girls. The series, which continues...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    August 13, 2020

Joe Biden Selects Kamala Harris as Running Mate

California Sen. Kamala Harris is Joe Biden's choice for vice president. Following months of speculation and debate over whether Biden should pick a Black woman as his running mate. Harris was named...

 

NAACP Sues U.S. Education Secretary Over COVID-19 School Money

The coronavirus pandemic has focused the nation's attention on the essential role public schools play in families and communities' lives. The NAACP said it's also exposed severe racial inequalities...

 

NNPA Teams with Magic Johnson to Fund Over $100 Million in PPP Loans for Minority and Women-Owned Businesses

Washington, DC) - Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., President and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) announced today that he and the NNPA have agreed to assist the efforts of Earvi...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    July 30, 2020

Is the Postal Service Slowing Mail Delivery?

Already frustrated with late, delayed or lost mail? Residents who depend on the U.S. Postal Service can expect even more frustration. As first reported by the Associated Press, mail deliveries could b...

 

Russell Simmons Leads Hip-Hop Elite in Praising New Police Reform Legislation

In the wake of the police killing of George Floyd, the hip-hop community has rallied behind proposed new legislation to reform American policing. Def Jam Founder Russell Simmons has led a coalition...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    June 4, 2020

Obama's Popularity Continues to Rise Amid Trump's Rhetoric

With unrestrained vitriol and the stunning lack of leadership emanating from the White House on an almost daily basis, the ever-rising popularity of former President Barack Obama is unmistakable. The...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    May 14, 2020

Georgia Man Ahmaud Arbery, Shot and Killed - Jogging While Black

Add jogging while Black to the ever-growing list of reasons African Americans continue to be shot down senselessly by armed White men, supposedly under the color of law. Twenty-five-year-old Georgia...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    May 7, 2020

Joe Biden's Plan for Empowering Black America

When former Vice President Joe Biden sat for an exclusive live stream interview with National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) President and CEO, Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. in February, the...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    April 30, 2020

Black-Owned Newspapers and Media Companies Are Small Businesses Too!

Publishers of Black-owned community newspapers, including Janis Ware of the Atlanta Voice, Cheryl Smith of Texas Metro News, Chris Bennett of the Seattle Medium, Denise Rolark Barnes of the...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    April 23, 2020

Biden Wants Michelle Obama as Veep

Is a return to the White House by the Obama family in the cards? It can happen if former First Lady Michelle Obama would accept a public invitation from former Vice President and presumptive Democrati...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    March 19, 2020

Rory Gamble Named First African American President of the UAW

The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in North America, with members in virtually...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    March 12, 2020

Companies Owned by Women of Color Account for 89 Percent of All New Women-Owned Businesses

Crystal Etienne is a businesswoman, wife, and mother of two children. She's also the founder of Ruby Love, a $10 million personal care company that she built in just four years. "My dream was to...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    March 5, 2020

Biden Says, 'The Black Vote Will Determine the Nominee'

A sincere and open former Vice President Joe Biden spoke candidly to the Black Press during an interview Tuesday with Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., President and CEO of the National Newspaper Publisher...

 

For People of Color, Gentrification is More a Curse than a Blessing

From a dowdy provincial city in the 1980s, Philadelphia has become a world-class urban center through gentrification – primarily through landmark architecture that now sets the city center and...

 

COMMENTARY: Snoop Dogg V. Gayle King and Ambassador Susan Rice

Last week, just days after the tragic death of basketball superstar and entrepreneur Kobe Bryant, CBS This Morning co-host, and Friend of Oprah Winfrey, Gayle King sparked a controversy following her...

 

IN MEMORIAM: Lakers' Legend Kobe Bryant Killed in Helicopter Crash

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna Maria Onore, were among nine people killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday, January 26, 2020. Bryant was 41, and his daughter, affectiona...

 

Rev. Dr. William Barber Addresses Systemic Racism & Voting Rights

Rev. Dr. William Barber II believes that everyone has a right to live. Through his Poor People's Campaign, Dr. Barber is continuing to build a movement to overcome systemic racism, systemic poverty,...

 

Bill Cosby Speaks from Prison

Bill Cosby breaks his silence, granting his first exclusive interview since beginning his sentence at SCI-Phoenix, a maximum-security Pennsylvania penitentiary near Philadelphia. Today, in a special p...

 

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