California Prosecutor Michael Selyem Says He’s Surprised “Ghetto” Maxine Waters Hasn’t Been Shot
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California Prosecutor Michael Selyem Says He’s Surprised “Ghetto” Maxine Waters Hasn’t Been Shot

Michael Selyem, a in San Bernardino County, California was suspended after some of his hate-filled,…

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ICYMI: Civil Rights Groups, Democrats Oppose Trump’s SCOTUS Pick
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ICYMI: Civil Rights Groups, Democrats Oppose Trump’s SCOTUS Pick

Civil rights groups and congressional Democrats plan to oppose Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination, President…

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NNPA Torch Award Honoree, Rep. Barbara Lee Considers Campaign for House Leadership Position
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NNPA Torch Award Honoree, Rep. Barbara Lee Considers Campaign for House Leadership Position

Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) said that she’s considering a campaign for Chairman of the Democratic…

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2018 NNPA Lifetime Legacy Award Winner Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. Pushes for Federal Anti-Lynching Law
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2018 NNPA Lifetime Legacy Award Winner Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. Pushes for Federal Anti-Lynching Law

Rev. Jesse Jackson is calling for a federal Anti-Lynching Law. Senators Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Kamal…

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Norfolk’s First Black Mayor Kenneth Alexander Declares “Black Press of America Week”
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Norfolk’s First Black Mayor Kenneth Alexander Declares “Black Press of America Week”

Norfolk’s first Black mayor, Kenneth Alexander, declared June 26-June 30 “Black Press of America Week”…

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NAACP Statement on the Retirement of Justice Kennedy
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NAACP Statement on the Retirement of Justice Kennedy

NAACP says that the country desperately needs a fair-minded and independent jurist to replace the…

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OP-ED: Black Dollars Matter: It’s Time for Blacks to Pull the Trigger on Politics
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OP-ED: Black Dollars Matter: It’s Time for Blacks to Pull the Trigger on Politics

Jeffrey Boney says that in order for change to take place, Black people must get…

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Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker: Let’s Talk about Economic Justice, Before We Legalize Marijuana in Maryland
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Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker: Let’s Talk about Economic Justice, Before We Legalize Marijuana in Maryland

Prince George’s County Executive and Maryland gubernatorial candidate Rushern Baker says that we must fiercely…

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The Mothers and Offspring Mortality and Morbidity Awareness Act Can Save Black Mommas
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The Mothers and Offspring Mortality and Morbidity Awareness Act Can Save Black Mommas

Congresswoman Robin Kelly says that the Mothers and Offspring Mortality and Morbidity Awareness Act would…

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Fillmore District’s Own London Breed Elected First African American Woman Mayor of San Francisco
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Fillmore District’s Own London Breed Elected First African American Woman Mayor of San Francisco

London Breed made history to become the first African American woman mayor of San Francisco,…

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