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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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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How the Black Press Played Vital Role in “Hidden Figures”
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How the Black Press Played Vital Role in “Hidden Figures”

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) In her book, “Hidden Figures,” author Margot Lee…

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Jeanette Epps to Become First Black Crewmember on International Space Station
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Jeanette Epps to Become First Black Crewmember on International Space Station

By Shantella Y. Sherman (AFRO/NNPA Member) NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps is set to become the…

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Black Girl Magic: “Hidden Figures” Outshines “La La Land” at U.S. Box Office
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Black Girl Magic: “Hidden Figures” Outshines “La La Land” at U.S. Box Office

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Looks like the myth that Black films can’t…

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From Freedom’s Journal to the NNPA, Black Press Is Still Relevant
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From Freedom’s Journal to the NNPA, Black Press Is Still Relevant

By Harry Colbert, Jr. (Insight News/NNPA Member) No one is better equipped to tell your…

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Why You Must Read Author Tonya Bolden’s New Book on Black “Pathfinders”
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Why You Must Read Author Tonya Bolden’s New Book on Black “Pathfinders”

By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Newswire Columnist) I love Black History, and so revel in Black…

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Blacks Will Account for Nearly 18 percent of U.S. Population by 2060
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Blacks Will Account for Nearly 18 percent of U.S. Population by 2060

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Each year, the Census Bureau recognizes Black History…

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Baldwin Documentary “I Am Not Your Negro” Receives Oscar Nod
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Baldwin Documentary “I Am Not Your Negro” Receives Oscar Nod

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) On February 1, the first day of Black…

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Woman Who Falsely Accused Emmett Till Will Avoid Prosecution
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Woman Who Falsely Accused Emmett Till Will Avoid Prosecution

By Erick Johnson (The Chicago Crusader/NNPA Member) He’s been dead for more than 60 years.…

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