The effort was led by Democratic senators Cory Booker of New Jersey and Kamala Harris of California (Source:
Black History

Booker Thankful for Support in the passage of Historic Anti-Lynching Bill

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again,” Booker said as he thanked the Senators who agreed in a historic moment to stand up as one and make lynching a federal crime. […read more]


Saying You’re Sorry isn’t Sufficient

By Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. NNPA Columnist   “That’s what strikes me. There for the grace of God.”  That was President Obama’s reaction when he became the first sitting U.S. president to visit a federal prison, the medium-security El Reno Federal Correctional Institution near Oklahoma City. Read More