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Shani Davis Skips Winter Olympics Opening after Coin Flip Loss
February 22, 2018
Chicago’s speeding skating world champion Shani Davis, one of America’s most decorated athletes to compete in the Winter Olympics, lost the honor to carry the flag for Team USA during the opening ceremonies on a coin toss. ... read more »
Athlete Activists: Sports Figures Who Spoke Up for the Masses
February 22, 2018
These athletes rallied for the masses in order to enforce equality ... read more »
Harris Introduces Resolution to Honor Buffalo Soldiers
February 22, 2018
Following the conclusion of the Civil War, the United States Army allowed African-Americans to serve in segregated units. Two of these units, the 9th and 10th Horse Cavalry, produced the “Buffalo Soldiers.” ... read more »
NAACP Announces Key Partnerships during Annual Board Meeting
February 22, 2018
Voter Mobilization for 2018 Midterm Elections among Important Issues Groups Unite on ... read more »
President Gerald Freeny Invites Two HBCU Marching Bands to 2019 Rose Parade
February 22, 2018
The tournament of Roses recently announced the involvement of the Alabama State University and the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University marching bands for the 2019 Rose Parade. ... read more »
Mosley Debuts New Black Hero in Latest Novel
February 22, 2018
Sub-Author to discuss ‘Down the River Into Sea’ at Eso Won on Feb. 23 ... read more »
The Myths and Mis-Histories of the Civil Rights Movement Revealed 
February 22, 2018
As the celebration of Black History Month continues, we take a look at both past and present day leaders of the Civil Rights Movement. While no one can deny the pivotal role Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., Coretta Scott King and many others played in African American history, unfortunately, alternative information has been used to hide the complete truth of our heroes and heroines.   ... read more »
Family of woman killed by police may not see full $37M award 
February 22, 2018
The family of a Maryland woman who was fatally shot by police two years ago may never receive the entire $37 million it was awarded in a lawsuit this week.  ... read more »
“Fair Play Charter” Aimed at Rooting Out Bias in the Ad Industry
February 15, 2018
The American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A’s) recently issued a “Fair Play Charter” to its members, in an effort to “to recommit to fair and equitable treatment of minority media owners,” according to a statement by the organization. ... read more »
Post-Katrina debt cleared for four southern colleges 
February 15, 2018
Three historically black universities in New Orleans and one in Mississippi will see about $330 million in post-Katrina debt owed to the federal government cleared under a provision in a congressional budget deal signed by President Donald Trump.  ... read more »
Historically black college fighting for survival in Selma 
February 15, 2018
A historically black Lutheran college is fighting for survival in Selma.  ... read more »
‘Poor People’s Campaign’ readies nationwide mobilization
February 15, 2018
'Poor People's Campaign' readies nationwide mobilization ... read more »
Sentinel Black History Month Series: Finance in the African American Community
February 15, 2018
Five Personal Finance Books to Read During Black History Month ... read more »
Breaking into the Oil and Natural Gas Industry
February 15, 2018
3 Tips for Breaking into the Oil and Natural Gas Industry ... read more »
 NNPA Foundation Chair Touts the Virtues of the Black Press
February 15, 2018
NNPA Foundation Chair and Sun-Reporter Publisher Amelia Ashley-Ward Talks about London Breed and the Black Press ... read more »
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