America’s current Civil Rights climate the most dangerous in decades

By Jane Kennedy Contributing Writer ( — In a wide-ranging discussion on Capitol Hill among lawmakers, activists, policy experts and former Obama administration officials about

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The Black Press shows resilience of the Black community

By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) — For 190 years, the Black Press has chronicled the spirit and resilience of the African-American community.

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According to new study, Black Millennials more optimistic about their future than whites, Hispanics
( — A newly released study of Millennials reveals that Black consumers between the age of 18-35 are more optimistic about their futures than Hispanics, Asians and Whites of the ...
Pain of state preemption felt by the South’s vulnerable communities
By Allie Yee Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) — As rifts between liberal-leaning blue cities and largely conservative red states widen across the South, much of the focus has been on ...
The Trump Administration lost again in court, this time on Voter ID
By Jessica Huseman ProPublica A federal court in Texas has again ruled the state’s 2011 voter identification law intentionally discriminated against minorities. It’s the latest loss in the case for Texas — ...
Black writers win four Pulitzers
(Special from NorthStarNews Today) — Colson Whitehead, Hilton Als, Lynn Nottage, Tyehimba Jess, each took home the Pulitzer Prize for their work, the Pulitzer Prize Committee announced last week.
Advocates sound alarm on 2020 census
By Honora Montano Contributing Writer (Special from New America Media) — With the 2020 Census three years out, civil rights groups and census experts are sounding the alarm that pending actions by ...
U.S. Mint unveils black Lady Liberty collector’s coins
Americans will soon see Lady Liberty in a few new shades on a U.S. collector’s coin. To mark the 225th anniversary of the United States Mint, Lady Liberty will appear ...
Feds, states target Southern ‘sanctuary cities,’ leaving local officials in a bind
By Allie Yee Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) — The Trump administration has continued its crackdown on immigration this week, most recently taking aim at so-called “sanctuary cities.” In January, President ...
Black Caucus members give mixed reviews on meeting with Trump
By Jane Kennedy Contributing Writer ( – Throughout his bid for the White House, then-candidate Donald J. Trump had an annoying habit of treating all African Americans as a homogeneous group of ...

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