NAFEO’s Lezli Baskerville Calls HBCU White House Meetings Successful
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NAFEO’s Lezli Baskerville Calls HBCU White House Meetings Successful

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Through the vitriolic, and sometimes venomous, atmosphere of…

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Ben Carson Sworn-In as Trump’s Only Black Cabinet Pick
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Ben Carson Sworn-In as Trump’s Only Black Cabinet Pick

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Contributor The swearing-in of all of the primary members…

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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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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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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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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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