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Senator Kamala Harris Formally Accepts Vice President of the United States Nomination
August 19, 2020
Senator Kamala Harris accepted the nomination for Vice President of the United States, she stated, “I do so, committed to the values she taught me. To the word that teaches me to walk by faith, and not by sight. And to a vision passed on through generations of Americans—one that Joe Biden shares. A vision of our nation as a Beloved Community—where all are welcome, no matter what we look like, where we come from, or who we love.” ... read more »
Re-imagine Serving and Protecting with Barack Obama; Discussing New Opportunities in Public Safety.
June 3, 2020
Obama continues to use his platform to seek a solution to the imbalance in the police force structure on a national scale, but also within local government.  President Barack along with his administration is orchestrating a commit to action for all mayors, city councils, and police oversight bodies to address police use of force. ... read more »
NNPA Urges Better U.S.-Cuba Relations
January 23, 2020
“The majority of the people of the United States want better relations with Cuba, and that is the will that must prevail,” stated Chavis, who counted among the delegation of 30 American scholars who attended the 18th edition of the Series of Academic Conversations on Cuba in the Foreign Policy of the United States of America. ... read more »
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Rosa Parks Family House Set For Auction Next Week
July 26, 2018
The house where Rosa Parks sought refuge after fleeing the South amid death threats is scheduled for auction next week with a minimum bid of $1 million.  ... read more »
Dr. Djibril Diallo Receives Rainbow PUSH Coalition 2018 International Humanitarian Award
July 26, 2018
African Renaissance and Diaspora Network, Inc., President and CEO honored by Rev. Jesse Jackson ... read more »
NNPA President Extols the Black Press, Black Voters at NAACP Convention
July 26, 2018
Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., the president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), delivered a rousing speech about the importance of the Black Press and the Black vote, ... read more »
Rep. Barbara Lee Considers Run for Chair of the Democratic Caucus
July 19, 2018
Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) said that she’s seriously considering running for Chairman of the Democratic Caucus, the fourth-highest ranking position in Democratic leadership in the United States House of Representatives. ... read more »
“Conscience of the Nation” Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr., Honored with 2018 Lifetime Legacy Award
July 5, 2018
  Reverend Jesse L. Jackson Sr. received the highest honor presented by the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) at its annual convention in Norfolk, Virginia. The legendary activist received the NNPA Lifetime Legacy Award for his decades of service as one of the country’s foremost civil rights, ... read more »
Trump Revokes Obama Guidance on Race in School Admissions
July 5, 2018
The Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded Obama-era guidance that encouraged schools to take a student’s race into account to promote diversity in admissions. The shift suggests schools will have the federal government’s blessing to leave race out of admissions and enrollment decisions, ... read more »
Black WWII Veteran Becomes an Officer 76 Years Later
July 5, 2018
An African American man who was denied officer status in the U.S. Army was commissioned as a second lieutenant 76 years later. ... read more »
Congresswoman Lee Joins CA NAACP Pres. In Growing Call Against Billionaire Donor Supporting Marshall Tuck
May 31, 2018
Congresswoman Barbara Lee today joined African American leaders in criticizing billionaire political donor Bill Bloomfield for using President Obama’s image in a mail piece ... read more »
Bill Cosby to Remain on House Arrest
May 3, 2018
Bill Cosby Found Guilty on All Charges in Sex Assault Trial, Remains Free on $1 Million Bail ... read more »
Jury Deliberations Begin in Cosby Trial
April 26, 2018
Statute of Limitations Looms over Prosecutor’s Timeline ... read more »
Sacramento Residents Demand Answers in Stephon Clark Killing
March 29, 2018
Sacramento Police Dept. Under Fire for Shooting Death of Stephon Clark, an Unarmed Black Man, in South Sacramento ... read more »
TV One Cancels Roland Martin’s NewsOne Now
December 15, 2017
TV One is canceling Roland Martin’s morning show “NewsOne Now” due to budget cuts. ... read more »
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