Bill Fletcher, Jr. is the former president of TransAfrica Forum. Follow him on Twitter, Facebook and at And look for his new novel The Man Who Fell From the Sky.
Bill Fletcher Jr.

COMMENTARY: Soft-core lynching

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Given the history of the relationship between African Americans and law enforcement, the appearance of the authorities brings with it the ever-present threat of confrontation. And confrontation can mean imprisonment or death. […read more]


Breast Cancer: A Major Health Concern for Black Women

by Zachary Lester and Maria Adebola Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper When Linda Williams first learned that she had breast cancer, she felt doomed. “Cancer seems always associated with death,” Williams said. “I was feeling defeated, like I had to succumb.” October Read More