First Black Astronaut Robert H. Lawrence Jr. Remains a Forgotten Pioneer
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First Black Astronaut Robert H. Lawrence Jr. Remains a Forgotten Pioneer

By Erick Johnson (Chicago Crusader/NNPA Member) Two historic events that changed America occurred 50 years…

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President Trump Signs Executive Order on HBCUs
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President Trump Signs Executive Order on HBCUs

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) President Trump signed an executive order to focus…

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PRESS ROOM: Wells Fargo Commits to Increase African American Homeownership
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PRESS ROOM: Wells Fargo Commits to Increase African American Homeownership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 28, 2017 Wells Fargo & Company Media Veronica Clemons, 704-288-8429 veronica.c.clemons@wellsfargo.com…

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LIVESTREAM: A Conversation with Cedric Richmond
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LIVESTREAM: A Conversation with Cedric Richmond

The Center for American Progress Action Fund hosted a conversation with Chairman of the Congressional…

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Andrew Young Talks about King’s Legacy, Trump’s White House
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Andrew Young Talks about King’s Legacy, Trump’s White House

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) It’s forever a burning question, particularly as many…

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D.C. Stakeholders Comment on Every Student Succeeds Act
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D.C. Stakeholders Comment on Every Student Succeeds Act

By Pam Taylor (NNPA/ESSA Contributor) As the first deadline to submit state plans under the…

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Big Black Oscar Wins: “Moonlight,” Viola Davis, Mahershala Ali Take Home Oscars
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Big Black Oscar Wins: “Moonlight,” Viola Davis, Mahershala Ali Take Home Oscars

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) During an unexpected made-for-Hollyood moment, “Moonlight,” a film…

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Louisville Native ‘AP’ Powell Makes History, Gives Back to the Black Community
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Louisville Native ‘AP’ Powell Makes History, Gives Back to the Black Community

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Alan “AP” Powell is one of the nation’s…

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Independent Commission Must Investigate President Trump’s Potential Russian Ties
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Independent Commission Must Investigate President Trump’s Potential Russian Ties

By Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-Miss.) The endurance of our nation’s security, sovereignty, and democracy…

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We Have to Celebrate This Year’s Black Academy Award Nominees
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We Have to Celebrate This Year’s Black Academy Award Nominees

By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Newswire Columnist) I usually don’t pay much attention to the Academy…

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