Simeon Booker, an Icon of Black Journalism, Dies at 99
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Simeon Booker, an Icon of Black Journalism, Dies at 99

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Simeon Booker, a trailblazing Black journalist, who covered…

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NPR: Simeon Booker, Dean Of Washington’s Black Press Corps, Dies At 99
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NPR: Simeon Booker, Dean Of Washington’s Black Press Corps, Dies At 99

Simeon Booker, the Washington bureau chief of Jet and Ebony magazines for five decades, died…

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“Touched by an Angel” Star Della Reese Dies at 86
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“Touched by an Angel” Star Della Reese Dies at 86

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Della Reese, the legendary actress and star of…

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The Black Press Mourns a New York Beacon
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The Black Press Mourns a New York Beacon

From Crusader Staff Report (Crusader Newspaper Group/NNPA Member) The Black Press lost one of its…

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NAACP Set to Change Tax Status to Engage More Politically
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NAACP Set to Change Tax Status to Engage More Politically

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) After being eclipsed in recent years by Color…

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Fats Domino, Rock ‘n’ Roll Pioneer, Dead at 89
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Fats Domino, Rock ‘n’ Roll Pioneer, Dead at 89

By Stacy Brown (The Washington Informer/NNPA Member) Fats Domino, the rock pioneer who inspired Elvis…

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Remembered as a True Legend on Screen and Broadway, Robert Guillaume Dies at 89
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Remembered as a True Legend on Screen and Broadway, Robert Guillaume Dies at 89

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Family members, friends and fans are grieving the…

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A Bright Light of the Black Press Dims: Bernal Smith II Dies at 45
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A Bright Light of the Black Press Dims: Bernal Smith II Dies at 45

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) The National Newspaper Publishers Association lost one of…

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Will Stacey Abrams Be America’s First Black Female Governor in U.S. History?
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Will Stacey Abrams Be America’s First Black Female Governor in U.S. History?

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) The GOP has held a tight grip on…

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Dr. Aminta Hawkins Breaux Makes History as BSU’s First Female President
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Dr. Aminta Hawkins Breaux Makes History as BSU’s First Female President

By Lauren Poteat (NNPA Newswire Contributor) In her historic role as Bowie State University’s first…

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