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Sickle Cell Strong: Sickle Cell Disease Advocate Marie Ojiambo
August 8, 2019
Ojiambo raises awareness around sickle cell disease and advocate for better health care opportunities for patients suffering from the disease in Kenya. ... read more »
NAACP President Derrick Johnson and Political Strategist Donna Brazile Issue ‘State of Black America’ Address
February 14, 2019
“What the president has done has opened up the eyes of so many people,” said NAACP President, Derrick Johnson. “This nation has still not dealt with race and its appeal to the lowest common dominator of us as a community. We really need to take a step back and focus on what’s important, particularly in this era.” ... read more »
Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole States ‘The Time Is Now’
December 27, 2018
“I think the time for NCNW to build good, positive, relationships with the press is now. Not when there’s some issue, some crisis, some unfortunate situation… Now, so that we can always call on you and if you need us, and we will respond to you.” ... read more »
EPA Pushes for More Coal-Fired Power Under the Trump Administration
December 20, 2018
During a recent press conference held at the Environmental Protection Agency, acting EPA Administrator, Andrew Wheeler, a former coal lobbyist, announced more rollback regulations on coal-fired power plants. ... read more »
Female Entrepreneur Breaks Cultural Barriers in Jamaica
November 22, 2018
Dancehall queen is breaking cultural barriers with her organization’s first-ever international Wan Move Diaspora Experience (WMDE) Conference and festival ... read more »
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Shuts the Door on Discriminatory Political Climate
September 14, 2018
“From the tone of the presidential campaign, to where the Klu Klux Klan makes their appearances regularly, to the deportation of hundreds of immigrants, to the ban on Muslims, to the children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border—that is where the CBC steps in.” ... read more »
HBCU Millennials Energized to Vote!
September 14, 2018
Believing in hope and the possibility of change, many historically Black institutions across the nation are taking the reins when it comes to increasing voter awareness and registration among their student body. ... read more »
“Black Panther” Chadwick Boseman Salutes Grads at Howard University
May 17, 2018
Boseman urged proud degree recipients, to press forward, to hold up their heads and to never fear rejection. ... read more »
ESSA Demands Full Transparency on K-12 Educational Funding
April 19, 2018
According to the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) all public schools will be required to give fully-detailed reports on how and where they spend institutional funding. ... read more »
Jenifer Lewis Shares Secrets to Hollywood Success in New Memoir
January 4, 2018
You’ve laid down in front of these police barricades, now get up, stay up and keep it moving, but don’t miss the beat of feeling...don’t just go willy nilly into the world.” ... read more »
NAACP Focuses on Millennials for Future Growth
August 10, 2017
As Derrick Johnson assumes the role of interim president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), leaders of the nation’s oldest Black civil rights organization say that young people must come first. ... read more »
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