Aretha Franklin sings "My Country 'Tis Of Thee'" at the U.S. Capitol during the 56th presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2009.Cecilio Ricardo, U.S. Air Force
Black History

Aretha Franklin, the ‘Queen of Soul’, will be buried August 31 in Detroit

PRIDE PUBLISHING GROUP — Aretha Franklin, who died last week, will lie in repose August 28th and 29th at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit. […read more]


Killing and Dying for Respect

By Walter Fields NNPA Guest Columnist   There was some disbelief over social media when it was suggested the accused shooter of two Newark, New Jersey youth was prompted by the suspect’s feeling disrespected. The suspect, a 15 year-old boy, is reported to have been Read More