Op-Ed

History in the Making: Black Americans and Obama’s Re-election

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist   What was it that made watching the ceremonies of President Obama’s second inauguration more satisfying than even the thrilling spectacle of four years ago? Certainly, part of it was its occurring the same day as the celebration of Read More

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Op-Ed

African American Leaders Convened in Washington

By Marc H. Morial NNPA Columnist President Obama’s decisive victory in this year’s presidential election signaled a shift in both demographics and attitude in America. While 93 percent of African American voters supported Obama, his victory reflected a cross-section of America, including substantial numbers of Read More

National

Obama Continues to Disrespect the Black Press

By Akeya Dickson Washington Correspondent NNPA News Service ATLANTA (NNPA) – A panel discussion Thursday at the National Newspaper Publishers Association annual convention titled, “Get Out the Vote” should have been renamed, “Get Out the Anger” as Black newspaper owners expressed their strong displeasure over Read More

Entertainment

‘Obama Boy’ debuts YouTube video

[Politico] It was bound to happen: First, there was the Obama Girl, aka Amber Lee Ettinger, who turned heads in 2008 with her seductive YouTube videos in praise of then-Sen. Barack Obama. And, now, “Obama Boy.” Brooklyn-based Justin Brown, who describes himself on his Facebook page as a Read More

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National

Romney’s African American Appeal

By Cynthia Griffin Special to the NNPA from Our Weekly Newspaper Outreach seen as must California Republicans Tuesday overwhelmingly voted for Gov. Mitt Romney as their choice for the party’s presidential nominee. More than 1.1 million (or 79.6 percent) of votes cast went to the Read More