Black History

Gwen Ifill, Award-winning Journalist and Author, Dead at 61

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Gwen Ifill, who earned dozens of accolades and awards for her deft work as moderator and managing editor of “Washington Week” and co-anchor and managing editor of “PBS NewsHour,” has died at the age of 61. Ifill died Read More


Go Sweetly, Muhammad Ali

By Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson With the passing of the larger than life sports personality, Muhammad Ali, the world has lost more than a great boxing champion. We have lost a remarkable human being whose life was laced with courage, dignity and grace. While his Read More


Musical Icon Prince Dead at 57

By Stacy M. Brown (From The Washington Informer, NNPA Member) The words were as stunning as the report: “It is with profound sadness that I am confirming that the legendary, iconic performer, Prince Rogers Nelson, has died at his Paisley Park residence this morning at Read More