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The Black Women’s Agenda, Inc. Highlights Empowerment and Excellence At 38th Annual Symposium
October 3, 2015
The Black Women’s Agenda, Inc. (BWA) presented its 38th Annual Symposium: Workshop & Awards Luncheon in the nation’s capital recently, hosting a blue-ribbon workshop on the financial impact of caregiving and honoring the service and accomplishments of five African-American women. ... read more »
Nielsen: African-Americans Upending Stereotypes in Education, Income, Media and More
October 1, 2015
Nielsen recently released Increasingly Affluent, Educated and Diverse: African-American Consumers – the Untold Story, the fifth installment in its Diverse Intelligence Series. This new report is inclusive of insights about affluent Black consumers with annual household incomes of $75,000 and higher and upends outdated stereotypes about African-Americans, ... read more »
Hyundai Hope on Wheels Honors National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
September 30, 2015
Dave Zuchowski, President & CEO of the Hyundai Corporation shares a moment with NNPA National Sales Representative Steven Larkin, during the Congressional Black Caucus, at Hyundai’s kick off event for their foundation’s fight to eradicate childhood cancer, ... read more »
NNPA Black Press Honors Black Leaders
September 23, 2015
At a reception during the 45th Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) Annual Legislative Conference, the National Newspaper Publishers Association honored five Black luminaries with its Leadership Awards. ... read more »
Fund Helps Low-Income Customers Pay Electric Bills
September 23, 2015
Since 1982, SCE’s Energy Assistance Fund has provided financial help to those in need. This year, Edison International, its employees and customers donated $1.5 million. ... read more »
National Conference Celebrating 50th Anniversary of the Nguzo Saba, The African American Cultural Center and the organization Us
September 17, 2015
A wide range of Black scholars, activists, teachers, students and community members from around the country will gather together in Los Angeles, September 24 – 27, ... read more »
Grand jury indicts mother in death of child found in swing
September 17, 2015
A Maryland woman who was found pushing her dead son in a playground swing earlier this year has been indicted and charged with manslaughter and child abuse, ... read more »
Original Tuskegee Airman Spann Remembered in Texas and New Jersey
September 17, 2015
Original Tuskegee airman and fighter pilot, Lieutenant Calvin Spann, passed away on Sunday, September 6 at his home surrounded by his family. He was 90-years old. ... read more »
Helping Babies By Lifting Up Mothers
September 16, 2015
  WASHINGTON – In a small red wooden house across from a wooded area in northeast Washington neighborhood, virtually unnoticed by their neighbors, are people who save and transform lives. ... read more »
Experts Say Calif. Senate Race Harris’ to Lose
September 16, 2015
WASHINGTON — With California Sen. Barbara Boxer stepping down after 23 years in Congress, a number of Democrats are lining up for her spot. Among the Democratic contenders who have been announced so far are California Attorney General Kamala Harris, ... read more »
Local Business, Others Wary of Federal Shutdown
September 16, 2015
the manager at City View Bar & Grill in Woodlawn, Md., is concerned that he, the cooks, the waiters and other workers at the popular restaurant will soon be facing a repeat of 2013 when business at the eatery dried up dramatically following the first government shutdown in 17 years. ... read more »
Helen Burns Jackson, mother of civil rights leader Jesse Jackson, dies at 92 in South Carolina
September 9, 2015
Helen Burns Jackson, the mother of civil rights leader Jesse Jackson, has died. She was 92. The Rev. Jesse Jackson told The Associated Press his mother died Monday morning in her longtime hometown of Greenville, South Carolina. She had been in failing health for some time, he said. ... read more »
Tuskegee Airman, Calvin Spann dies at 90
September 9, 2015
Lieutenant Calvin Spann, who was one of the original Tuskegee Airmen, died Sunday in Allen, Texas. ... read more »
Freddie Gray’s family settles with city for $6.4M
September 9, 2015
The family of Freddie Gray, who died after being critically injured in police custody, reached a tentative $6.4 million wrongful death settlement with the city of Baltimore, resolving civil claims about a week after the first hearing in the criminal case against six police officers, officials said Tuesday. ... read more »
Aunt Jemima Found after Nearly 100 Years
September 9, 2015
Far from the elaborate crypts at Chicago’s prominent Oak Woods Cemetery, the original Aunt Jemima lies in an unmarked grave in an area that’s more fit for the forgotten ... read more »
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