When racism is uncovered or exposed by anyone a change must take place. (Photo: Image from 1984 Eastern Virginia Medical College yearbook page of Virginia Governer Ralph Northam.)

COMMENTARY: Governor Northam Starts Black History Month with Photo of Blackface

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “The governor can apologize, but the damage was done decades ago, and everyday he is a reminder of bigotry, racism and White Supremacy. He has created a crisis in the Democratic Party in Virginia and the country, and it cannot be resolved without his resignation.” — Roger Caldwell […read more]


“Selma” Song Shines at Golden Globes

Jennifer Brett, THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION   LOS ANGELES (AJC.com)—“Selma” was up for four Golden Globes awards Sunday night and while it claimed only one, for best original song (“Glory”), director Ava DuVernay declared victory even before the ceremony began. “We’ve already won,” she tweeted ahead Read More


John Legend and Chrissy Teigen Tie the Knot

Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American John Legend and Chrissy Teigen The Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter John Legend and his supermodel girlfriend Chrissy Teigen were married in an intimate wedding at Villa Pizzo in Lake Como, Italy on Saturday, Sept. 14, A Read More