Tenn. Lawmakers Seek to Strengthen Relationship with State HBCUs

Tennessee’s historically Black colleges and universities will soon have a team of advocates and an executive director in the state’s capital of Nashville. Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam's...

Ole Miss to Recognize Slave Labor on Pre-Civil War Buildings

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi will post a sign acknowledging that slaves built some structures on the main campus founded before...

Congressmen should cut outside ties, says group

With the recent celebration of Independence Day, July 4, there are still Black Americans who question if they have really gained all of the...

EMILY’s List Seeks Change in Outreach Strategy to Reach More Voters

EMILY’s List, an organization dedicated to assisting Democratic women to run for public office, acknowledged that some of its strategies in mobilizing Black populations...

London Authorities Evacuated Nearly 4,000 Residents

Nearly 4,000 residents around the United Kingdom were forcibly moved from their apartments and into emergency shelters during the week of June 26 because...

Hot Dogs, Parades, Fireworks: US Celebrates Fourth of July

Fireworks Ignite New York Skyline During 4th of July Celebration NEW YORK (AP) — Americans celebrated the United States' 241st birthday in both joyous and...

US Marks Independence Day with Pomp, Dazzle, Hot Dog Contest

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are celebrating their country's 241st birthday with big-time fireworks, small-town parades and the quirky spectacle of competitive hot dog...

July Fourth Holiday Brings Mixed Feelings for Minorities

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — As many in the United States celebrate the Fourth of July holiday, some minorities have mixed feelings about the revelry...

Black Youth from Across U.S. Gather in Md. to Promote Social Activism

Close to 800 Black youth from across the nation gathered recently at University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) to change their own lives, the...

Stanford Report:Years after Jim Crow, Black Folks Still Trapped in Bleak Racist Nightmare

The picture of Black life painted by Stanford University's Center on Poverty and Inequality is bleak at best.   Decades away from the Jim Crow Era ushered...

NNPA Hosts Discussion on Black Education

The National Newspapers Publisher’s Association’s 2017 conference began with a call to enrich Black education on June 20 in Washington, D.C. The National...

Emmett Till Marker Vandalized in Money, Miss.

For the second time in as many months, vandals in Money, Miss., have defaced a historical marker of Emmett Till, The Associated Press is...