Ohio Pastor Darrell Scott Convenes “Gang Summit” in Washington, D.C.
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Ohio Pastor Darrell Scott Convenes “Gang Summit” in Washington, D.C.

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) After backpedaling from claims he made in February,…

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HBCU Catches Heat for Inviting Ed Sec Betsy DeVos to Keynote Graduation
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HBCU Catches Heat for Inviting Ed Sec Betsy DeVos to Keynote Graduation

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU), a historically Black university in…

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AKA President, Lawmakers Condemn Racist Act at American University
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AKA President, Lawmakers Condemn Racist Act at American University

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) A day after Taylor Dumpson, who is an…

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New Orleans Begins Removing Racist Confederate Monuments
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New Orleans Begins Removing Racist Confederate Monuments

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Against a backdrop of death threats and under…

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Senate Republicans Break “Super Majority” Rule to Confirm Trump’s Supreme Court Pick
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Senate Republicans Break “Super Majority” Rule to Confirm Trump’s Supreme Court Pick

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) With the confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to…

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Black Caucus Analyzes Civil Rights in the Trump Era at Forum
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Black Caucus Analyzes Civil Rights in the Trump Era at Forum

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) As lawmakers, community stakeholders and activists protest against…

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After Obama: Black Women Convene Annual Summit in the Nation’s Capital
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After Obama: Black Women Convene Annual Summit in the Nation’s Capital

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP)…

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Trump’s EPA Awards Flint $100 Million for Water Crisis
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Trump’s EPA Awards Flint $100 Million for Water Crisis

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Buried in the 24-hour news cycle of Russian…

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CBC Delivers “We Have a Lot to Lose” Paper to President Trump during White House Meeting
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CBC Delivers “We Have a Lot to Lose” Paper to President Trump during White House Meeting

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Carrying a 130-page document titled, “We Have A…

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New PACs Focus on Getting More Blacks into Politics
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New PACs Focus on Getting More Blacks into Politics

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) In the aftermath of former-Secretary of State Hillary…

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