USDA Director: Agriculture Census Important for Black Farmers
Permalink
Featured

USDA Director: Agriculture Census Important for Black Farmers

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) At first glance, King Whetstone might present an…

Continue Reading →

Volkswagen Group of America Celebrates Black American Racers
Permalink

Volkswagen Group of America Celebrates Black American Racers

By Darcy Kohn In celebration of the contributions of African Americans in auto racing, the…

Continue Reading →

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

“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…

Continue Reading →

Still Pleading Our Own Cause: The Black Press Celebrates 190 Years
Permalink

Still Pleading Our Own Cause: The Black Press Celebrates 190 Years

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA News Wire Contributor) The oldest Black business industry in America…

Continue Reading →

The Descendants of Dred Scott and Chief Justice Roger B. Taney Meet
Permalink

The Descendants of Dred Scott and Chief Justice Roger B. Taney Meet

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Pete Taney knew this day would come. “I’ve…

Continue Reading →

First Black Astronaut Robert H. Lawrence Jr. Remains a Forgotten Pioneer
Permalink

First Black Astronaut Robert H. Lawrence Jr. Remains a Forgotten Pioneer

By Erick Johnson (Chicago Crusader/NNPA Member) Two historic events that changed America occurred 50 years…

Continue Reading →

Andrew Young Talks about King’s Legacy, Trump’s White House
Permalink

Andrew Young Talks about King’s Legacy, Trump’s White House

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) It’s forever a burning question, particularly as many…

Continue Reading →

Big Black Oscar Wins: “Moonlight,” Viola Davis, Mahershala Ali Take Home Oscars
Permalink

Big Black Oscar Wins: “Moonlight,” Viola Davis, Mahershala Ali Take Home Oscars

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) During an unexpected made-for-Hollyood moment, “Moonlight,” a film…

Continue Reading →

Louisville Native ‘AP’ Powell Makes History, Gives Back to the Black Community
Permalink

Louisville Native ‘AP’ Powell Makes History, Gives Back to the Black Community

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Alan “AP” Powell is one of the nation’s…

Continue Reading →

How the Black Press Played Vital Role in “Hidden Figures”
Permalink

How the Black Press Played Vital Role in “Hidden Figures”

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) In her book, “Hidden Figures,” author Margot Lee…

Continue Reading →