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Familiar Faces from Ferguson Fellowship at Vigil for Mansur Ball-Bey
August 28, 2015
“Hey, how have you been,” said Cathy Daniels, affectionately known to Ferguson protesters as “Mama Cat.” She walked around greeting people Thursday night at the intersection of Page and Walton – near where 18 year-old Mansur Ball-Bey was fatally wounded by St. ... read more »
NNPA Foundation Elects New Board of Directors
August 28, 2015
The National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation (NNPAF), the 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that manages charitable, educational and literary activities that promote high standards in ethnic media, recently elected four new officers to its board of directors Executive Committee. ... read more »
President Obama to Observe Katrina’s 10th Anniversary in New Orleans
August 28, 2015
Almost 10 years ago, the world watched as the waters of the Gulf of Mexico—urged on by the pummeling winds of Hurricane Katrina—swallowed the city of New Orleans, ... read more »
Public Offices Discriminate Against Black Americans
August 27, 2015
It’s an open secret that Black-sounding names can hinder employment, housing, and loan applications. Apparently, basic emails to public servants have snuck onto that list. ... read more »
Farrakhan Stresses Importance of Black Press for Million Man March Anniversary
August 27, 2015
As the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March approaches this fall, strategies continue to be formulated and plans solidified by District officials, leaders from the Nation of Islam, prominent black leaders and, now, the publishers of the black press. ... read more »
300 Men March From Baltimore to D.C.
August 27, 2015
The weather was a steamy 82 degrees on August 16 around 5 p.m. when men in black t-shirts began gathering in Carroll Park in South West Baltimore. While families hung out at the park’s picnic tables, or strolled along in the grass, the men were getting set to walk 35 miles from Baltimore to the White House in Washington, D.C. They were walking, they said, to raise awareness about Baltimore City’s ever-growing violence problem. ... read more »
Community’s Response to Jamyla Bolden’s Death Continues with Sunday March
August 27, 2015
Kendric Henderson’s face cringed as she slowly limped on crutches to join the march in memory of her daughter Jamyla Bolden Sunday afternoon. Although she herself had been shot in the leg by the same stray bullets that entered the family home and killed her daughter Tuesday night, the pain she expressed was also the result of a broken heart. ... read more »
Cremation Services Announced for Julian Bond
August 27, 2015
The family of Julian Bond wife, [Pam Horowitz, sons, Horace Mann Bond II, Jeffrey and Michael; daughters, Phyllis Jane Bond McMillan and Julia Louise Bond; sister, Jane; brother, James; and his eight grandchildren] has issued the following statement: ... read more »
Public Offices Discriminate Against Black Americans
August 27, 2015
It’s an open secret that Black-sounding names can hinder employment, housing, and loan applications. Apparently, basic emails to public servants have snuck onto that list. So concluded a recent study published by the Institute for the Study of Labor, ... read more »
Activists Join A. Phillip Randolph Institute For 50th Anniversary Celebration
August 27, 2015
Activist, comedian Dick Gregory Courtesy Photo A host of celebrities, elected officials, major civil rights activists and labor union leaders joined hundreds of activists from 39 states as the A. ... read more »
Farrakhan: “Justice or Else” March Just the Beginning
August 27, 2015
Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., president and CEO of the NNPA and the national director of the 1995 Million Man March, moderated the call, fielding pooled questions from dozens of publishers and editors from Black newspapers across the country. ... read more »
Black Designer Lights Up GM
August 26, 2015
Since 2012, Davis has led the exterior lighting and design studio for the automaker’s North American division, the team responsible for the exterior lighting for every brand under the General Motors’ umbrella. ... read more »
Thurgood Marshall College Fund Launches Apple Scholars Program
August 25, 2015
On Tuesday [Aug.25], the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) opened the application process for the Apple HBCU Scholars program to help the most valuable company in the world identify the next generation of high-performing leaders of color in technology. ... read more »
Drawing lines in the sky: California legislators to eye push by police for use of drones
August 20, 2015
California law enforcement agencies are looking to fly drones as an affordable and efficient way to monitor crime scenes, pursue suspects and search for lost hikers. ... read more »
Watts 50 Years Later
August 20, 2015
Community members take a look at the causes and effects of the 1965 Watts riots. ... read more »
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