OPINION: MLK Jr.’s 2018 Legacy: Say ‘No’ to Evil, But ‘Yes’ to Unity and Freedom
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OPINION: MLK Jr.’s 2018 Legacy: Say ‘No’ to Evil, But ‘Yes’ to Unity and Freedom

By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. (President and CEO, NNPA) As the world community observes…

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King’s Fight for Economic Justice Was Largely Ignored by Mainstream Media
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King’s Fight for Economic Justice Was Largely Ignored by Mainstream Media

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will always…

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Essence Magazine, Once Again, Black-Owned after Purchase by Sundial Brands Founder Richelieu Dennis
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Essence Magazine, Once Again, Black-Owned after Purchase by Sundial Brands Founder Richelieu Dennis

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) In a deal that reestablishes Essence magazine as…

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Kay Coles James Becomes First Black Woman to Lead the Conservative Heritage Foundation
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Kay Coles James Becomes First Black Woman to Lead the Conservative Heritage Foundation

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Kay Coles James, the newest president of the…

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Ossie Davis Would Have Turned 100 This Year. His Children Remember his Life.
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Ossie Davis Would Have Turned 100 This Year. His Children Remember his Life.

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Entertainer and activist Ossie Davis would be 100…

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NASA Celebrates Legacy of First Black American Astronaut on Anniversary of his Death
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NASA Celebrates Legacy of First Black American Astronaut on Anniversary of his Death

By Erick Johnson (Chicago Crusader/NNPA Member) Fifty years ago, a tragic accident ended the groundbreaking…

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Funeral Service for Man Credited with Making the Jamaican Beef Patty Mainstream, Scheduled for Today in the Bronx
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Funeral Service for Man Credited with Making the Jamaican Beef Patty Mainstream, Scheduled for Today in the Bronx

By Howard Campbell (Westside Gazette/NNPA Member) The funeral service for Lowell Hawthorne, the CEO of…

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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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