University of Maryland School of Law graduate Juanita Jackson Mitchell in cap and gown with her sons Clarence M. Mitchell III, Keiffer Mitchell, and Michael Bowen Mitchell. College Park, Maryland./Photo By Paul Henderson, circa 1950. Maryland Historical Society, HEN.00.B1-043.
#NNPA BlackPress

Women’s History Month: Juanita Jackson Mitchell

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “It was fitting that she received recognition because [Juanita Jackson Mitchell] was always one of those unsung champions of the cause and one who needs to be celebrated during both Black History and Women’s History month,” said Shane Carter, a self-described “black history buff.” […read more]

No Picture

JFK: Black America’s Great White Hope

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Before assuming the presidency in 1960, John F. Kennedy barely paid attention to any Black American beyond his valet, and he intended to follow that approach during the first four of what he expected would be his eight years Read More