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Many U.S. Black and Hispanic children lack mental health care

By Viji Sundaram Contributing Writer (Special from New America Media) – Black and Hispanic children and young adults with mental health issues are about half

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Rev. Barber calls for healing of America’s ‘heart problem’

By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer According to the Rev. Dr. William Barber II, a Protestant minister, political leader and member of the National Association for

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Recent court decisions fuel renewed push for restoring the Voting Rights Act
By Rebekah Barber Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) – “What happened on July 29th is history, but the celebration is over. There are ongoing challenges we have to face.” So said attorney ...
Support growing for stricter gun control, poll finds
A new poll has found that support for stricter gun laws continues to grow across the U.S., but respondents also were less than hopeful about those changes happening anytime soon, ...
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The stresses of release and reentry
By Carolyn Guniss Contributing Writer (Special from Miami Times/New America Media) – The research dates back more than a decade: Americans are aging in prison. But what has been done about ...
Program to end ‘Black-on-Black and Blue-on-Black crime’ announced
By George E. Curry Contributing Writer (Special from EmergeNewsOn-line.com) — The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), the venerated civil rights organization co-founded by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is launching a ...
Thousands expected at PNBC confab
The Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. (PNBC) will celebrate its Emerald Anniversary in New Orleans this year. The celebration will take place as part of its 55th Annual Session being ...
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Black women at the helm of the 2016 Democratic Convention
When Florida representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz stepped down as chair of the Democratic National Committee on the eve of the Democratic convention, in the wake of a scandal involving DNC-leaked ...
Can racism cause post-traumatic stress disorder?
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Police tactics this summer have come under a microscope not seen since the early 1990s beating of Black motorist Rodney King in Los Angeles at the hands ...
Where did Officer Friendly go?
By Eric Easter Contributing Writer (Urban News Service) – “Old Time D.C.,” a nostalgia-filled Facebook page, recently stirred a distant memory that struck a chord, given current events.

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