The Rev. Dr. Earle J. Fisher is senior pastor of Abyssinian Baptist Church (Whitehaven) and founder of #UPTheVote901. (Photo by
Nashville Pride

COMMENTARY: Tennessee’s distorted moral narrative and commitment to voter suppression

NASHVILLE PRIDE — The current political climate in Tennessee is indicative of the entire country. […read more]


Think Big, Act Big

By Willie Jolley NNPA Columnist   Jeffrey Hayzlett is a marketing powerhouse who has built a massive business from the ground up. He started as a small town cowboy who loved to talk to small businesses about marketing. He soon became a popular speaker in Read More


In the Black and the Green

by Ashahed M. Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call Black entrepreneurs, Black millionaires, a Black billionaire and questions about the reality of true economic power CHICAGO ( – Despite upward trending employment statistics and financial achievement for some Blacks, the key to Read More


Black Women are Taking Care of Business

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Instead of breaking the glass ceiling, Black women have increasingly started making their own. According to the Center for American Progress, an independent, nonpartisan progressive institute, Black women are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the Read More


Booming Entrepreneurship Among Black Women

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Cheryl Lofton had never intended to be a small business owner. Her grandfather, J.C. Lofton, was the first African American to own a tailoring school and related business in Washington, D.C. She spent her summers working Read More