Tarana Burke’s commitment to helping survivors of sexual abuse resonated with those who heard her speak at the UofM. (Photo: Harlan McCarthy)
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As the ‘face’ of the #MeToo movement, Tarana Burke is carving out space for a ‘unicorn’

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Tarana Burke, introduced by mayoral candidate and Shelby County Commissioner Tami Sawyer, was in Memphis to close out the university’s Women’s History Month programming. […read more]

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Specifically, we are asking that you accept the request of membership of all Blacks in Congress, including Congressman Adriano Espaillat (D-NY), a former undocumented individual who, like you and I, is of African descent.
Commentary

OP-ED: If Kamala Harris Is Black Enough for the Black Caucus, So Is Adriano Espaillat

NNPA NEWSWIRE — We recently celebrated the birthdays of two visionary Black leaders, Martin Luther King Jr. and Arturo Alfonso Schomburg. Yet, this February, as we honor the birthday of the pioneer Rosa Parks and celebrate Black History Month, it is a perfect time for the CBC to address our request and petition for an inclusive Black agenda and membership. […read more]

Politics

Rangel vs. Sharpton

HARLEM (Politico) — For decades, they’ve battled for supremacy atop Harlem’s political order: Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel, the polished committee chairman and power broker, and the Rev. Al Sharpton, the tracksuit-clad bomb-throwing civil rights leader. Now Sharpton, looking svelte and dapper on his daily MSNBC Read More

Op-Ed

Blackonomics: Marching in Place

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist As we draw nearer to one of the most relevant events in history, an event that has been revered and immortalized by the iconic phrase, “I have a dream!” hundreds of thousands of people are preparing to relive the famous Read More