From ‘Crack Baby’ to Mentor, Shawn Blanchard Defies the Odds
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From ‘Crack Baby’ to Mentor, Shawn Blanchard Defies the Odds

By Edward Henderson (The San Diego Voice and Viewpoint, NNPA Member) The term ‘crack baby’…

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My Brother’s Keeper Enters a New Phase
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My Brother’s Keeper Enters a New Phase

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – While political pundits rush ahead…

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Obama Finds a Bolder Voice on Race Issues
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Obama Finds a Bolder Voice on Race Issues

(New York Times) – As he reflected on the festering wounds deepened by race and…

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Does Obama’s New York Trip Offer a Glimpse into His Post-White House Life?
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Does Obama’s New York Trip Offer a Glimpse into His Post-White House Life?

Greg Jaffe, THE WASHINGTON POST   NEW YORK (The Washington Post) — He still has…

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A Male-Exclusive Framework for Racial Justice
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A Male-Exclusive Framework for Racial Justice

By Stephany Rose NNPA Guest Columnist   In the Christian faith, the Syrophoenician woman’s testimony…

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Funds Flowing to My Brother’s Keeper After First Year
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Funds Flowing to My Brother’s Keeper After First Year

JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — More money than expected has been committed…

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Changing the World One Hackathon at a Time
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Changing the World One Hackathon at a Time

  OAKLAND (USA Today) — George Hofstetter stands on stage in a black hoodie, a…

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White House Now Turning to Girls of Color
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White House Now Turning to Girls of Color

JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is planning to focus…

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Hip Hop Corner: Expanding the ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Tent
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Hip Hop Corner: Expanding the ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Tent

By Jineea Butler NNPA Columnist My Brother’s Keeper Initiative was developed under the Obama administration…

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Keeping My Brother’s Keeper
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Keeping My Brother’s Keeper

By Rep. Frederica S. Wilson NNPA Guest Columnist In 2012, 17-year-old Ivins Rosier broke into…

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