Five Facts You Need to Know about the Buffalo Soldiers
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Five Facts You Need to Know about the Buffalo Soldiers

1. In 1866, through an act of Congress, legislation was adopted to create six all…

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Muhammad Ali, ‘The Greatest,’ Dies at 74
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Muhammad Ali, ‘The Greatest,’ Dies at 74

[WASHINGTONINFORMER.COM] Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has died at the age of 74, according to a…

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Former Deputy White House Counsel Cassandra Butts Dies at 50
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Former Deputy White House Counsel Cassandra Butts Dies at 50

[THEROOT.COM] Cassandra Quin Butts, the former Deputy White House Counsel and nominee to the Ambassadorship…

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The Essence of the New Black History Museum Is the True American Story
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The Essence of the New Black History Museum Is the True American Story

By Freddie Allen (NNPA News Wire National News Editor) When the National Museum of African…

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Rep. John Lewis’ Graphic Novel to be Taught in New York City Public Schools
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Rep. John Lewis’ Graphic Novel to be Taught in New York City Public Schools

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA News Wire Contributor) In August 2013, Georgia Congressman and civil…

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Who Is A. Philip Randolph? 5 Things You Need to Know
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Who Is A. Philip Randolph? 5 Things You Need to Know

A. Philip Randolph founded the first Black labor union chartered in America and the first…

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Black Students Who Integrated Schools in Central Florida 50 Years Ago Share Their Stories
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Black Students Who Integrated Schools in Central Florida 50 Years Ago Share Their Stories

By Louis C. Ward (The Orlando Times, NNPA Member) Gessner Harris remembers White students hanging…

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Who Is A. Philip Randolph? 5 Things You Need to Know
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Who Is A. Philip Randolph? 5 Things You Need to Know

By Lyn Hughes Ph.D. and F. Finley McRae (A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum Founding…

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How Much Do You Know about Martin Luther King, Jr.?
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How Much Do You Know about Martin Luther King, Jr.?

Staffers from the Miami Times newspaper quiz people on what they know about Martin Luther…

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Erath Honors African-American Teacher with Historical Marker
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Erath Honors African-American Teacher with Historical Marker

A labor of love came full circle Tuesday. Community members gathered to pay homage to…

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