This collage, published by Christianity, illustrates some of the different depictions of Jesus. Theologians say the darker hue is most accurate

For many across the nation, the dream of a Black Christmas brings joy

By Alanté Millow Contributing Writer ( — As the holiday season approaches, so do the wave of images representing St. Nicholas and the Nativity scene.

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Omarosa’s final days at White House full of controversy, accusations

By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer ( — Omarosa Manigault Newman, who has resigned under duress from her public liaison job at the White House,

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Americans want prosecutorial reform, study says
By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer Voters across America “overwhelmingly” support prosecutorial reform, according to a public opinion poll released in December by the American Civil Liberties Union Campaign for Smart Justice.
Robert Henry Lawrence, Jr. was the first African-American astronaut.
NASA celebrates legacy of first Black American astronaut
By Erick Johnson Contributing Writer (Special from NNPA’s Chicago Crusader) — Fifty years ago, a tragic accident ended the groundbreaking career of Major Robert H. Lawrence, Jr., a Chicago native and stellar ...
Advocates take to the street, raise their voices in support of incarcerated women
By Michael Isaac Stein Contributing Writer Dolfinette Martin is a prison reform activist with an unwavering focus on women’s rights. She has the poised, steady voice of a grassroots organizer, but ...
Black women’s vote leads to Democrat win in Ala.
By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire A heavy African-American turnout in Alabama’s special election propelled underdog Democratic candidate Doug Jones to victory, in a hotly-contested race against the flawed, yet heavily-favored, ...
Trump attends opening of Civil Rights Museum despite his own racial insensitivities
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer ( — President Donald Trump was the lead person spreading the lie that President Barack Obama, America’s first Black president, was not born in the U. ...
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Demonstrations held to spotlight and stop African slave trade in Libya
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStar News Today via — Demonstrations recently have been held in major European cities to protest African men, women and children being sold ...
Conyers resigns from Congress calling for “complete disclosure”
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer ( — U.S. Rep. John Conyers, a founding member of the powerful Congressional Black Caucus and the highest-ranking Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee, retired from ...
Hate-crime training for police is often inadequate, sometimes nonexistent
By A.C. Thompson, Rohan Naik and Ken Schwencke ProPublica To become a police officer in the U.S., one almost always has to enroll in an academy for some basic training. The typical ...

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