Members of the cast of Mudbound walked the red carpet during the film's premiere during New Orleans Film Festival on Saturday, October 14. From left: Carey Mulligan, Jason Mitchell, Joshua J. Williams, Piper Blair and Kennedy Derision. Photo by Tyra Johnson.

Mudbound premieres at New Orleans Film Festival

By Deja Dennis Contributing Writer Lights, Camera, Action! Movie goers of New Orleans put on their best red carpet wear and enjoyed the rich storytelling

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NAACP calls out FBI’s latest report on ‘Black extremists’

(NNPA Newswire) – According to a journalistic investigation by the news outlet Foreign Policy (FP) the FBI’s counterterrorism division has identified a new threat—Black identity

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Racial microaggressions may reveal deeper beliefs
By Kim Eckart Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStar News Today) — Whites who are more likely to make microaggressions against Black people are also more likely to hold some degree of negative ...
U. S. Virgin Islands still devastated from Hurricane Irma, survivors vow to ‘fight on’
By Barrington M. Salmon Contributing Writer ( — As Hurricane Irma approached, Zenzi M. Hodge sought refuge at her mother’s home in Wintberg, located on the west side of St. Thomas, ...
New lynching documentary serves as a K-12 teaching tool
By Rebekah Barber Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) — In February 1898, Frazier Baker, his wife Lavinia, and their five children woke up in the middle of the night to find ...
Surviving members of the Little Rock Nine, who integrated an all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., 60 years ago, reflect on their courageous act at the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Sept. 26.
The Little Rock Nine remembers
By Sarafina Wright Contributing Writer (Special from The Washington Informer) – The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) closed out the celebration of its one-year anniversary with surviving members ...
How racism impacts people, families and communities of color
By Rosa Riley Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from — The statistics are troubling. People of color are far more likely to suffer from inequity. Inequity that ...
Advocates push Black wealth 2020 as movement spreads
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer ( — Black Wealth 2020, a new movement aiming to change the course of Black wealth in America, is gaining swift support from national advocates ...
Valeria (left) and her sister, Miriam (right), arrived in the United States from Mexico with their mother in 2000 when Valeria was 7 years old. Both sisters currently have DACA status.
Under threat of deportation, dreamers speak out
[caption id="attachment_26519" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Valeria (left) and her sister, Miriam (right), arrived in the United States from Mexico with their mother in 2000 when Valeria was 7 years old. Both ...
Bias against hiring African Americans hasn’t budged
By Hilary Hurd Anyaso Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) – Rates of discrimination against African Americans in field experiments of hiring did not decline from 1990 to 2015, according to the ...

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