Heroes We Lost in 2017: Activist Erica Garner, Daughter of Eric Garner, Died December 30
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Heroes We Lost in 2017: Activist Erica Garner, Daughter of Eric Garner, Died December 30

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Erica Garner, who became an activist for all…

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A Year In Review: Donald Trump, Sexual Assault Cases Dominate 2017 Headlines
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A Year In Review: Donald Trump, Sexual Assault Cases Dominate 2017 Headlines

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Love it or hate it, 2017 will be…

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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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“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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The NNPA Salutes the Living Legacy of Dick Gregory
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The NNPA Salutes the Living Legacy of Dick Gregory

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) pauses to express our heartfelt condolences to the family…

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Martha Rivera Chavis, Wife of NNPA President, Dies
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Martha Rivera Chavis, Wife of NNPA President, Dies

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Martha Rivera Chavis, the devoted wife of civil…

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What You Should Know about My Good Friend, Republican Bill Coleman
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What You Should Know about My Good Friend, Republican Bill Coleman

By Raynard Jackson (NNPA Newswire Columnist) William Thaddeus Coleman, Jr. died on March 31, 2017…

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“We Are Family” Singer Joni Sledge Died of Natural Causes
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“We Are Family” Singer Joni Sledge Died of Natural Causes

By Stacy M. Brown (The Washington Informer/NNPA Member) Joni Sledge, the second eldest sister in…

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