Dr. King’s call to ‘Give Us the Ballot’ is as relevant today as it was in 1957

By Barbara Arnwine and John Nichols Contributing Writers ( — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s first speech at the Lincoln Memorial was not his celebrated

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FBI charges white supremacist with terrorism on Amtrak

(Special from – A Missouri man with links to a white supremacist group who forcibly stopped an Amtrak train in Nebraska last year, and

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Trump’s disparaging remarks about Haiti and Africa raise ire of Blacks, others
President Donald Trump’s reference to Haiti and the African continent as “shitholes” drew wide criticism from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle as well as Black leaders and members ...
Black economic forecast for 2018: Fight back with the dollar and the vote
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer ( – Galvanizing people to spend money with Black-owned businesses, make deposits in Black-owned banks and voting for a mid-term election result that would cause ...
AARP and key Senators urge companies to end age bias in recruiting on Facebook
By Jennifer Valentino-DeVries ProPublica The largest advocacy group for older Americans and the two top members of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging are calling on employers and tech companies ...
‘Hateful people empowered by law and a badge’ Troubling racial bias revealed in new report
By Charlene Muhammad Contributing Writer (Special from The – Police violence is far from over, with Blacks being one-quarter of those killed by police and Black victims also are often unarmed, ...
Black Hollywood legend pens new memoir
By Lauren Poteat Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) — Jenifer Lewis, affectionately nicknamed “Auntie” in Black Hollywood, recently shared the trials, tribulations and triumphs of her journey to superstardom, while sending a strong ...
Daughter of BLM key figure Eric Garner dies
By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) — Erica Garner, who became an activist for all who were wronged by the American justice system, died on Saturday, December 30. She was 27. A ...
Getting fit in the New Year
By Glenn Ellis Contributing Writer ( — Aren’t the holidays about good times with loved ones, great food, and fun? Anyway, beginning Jan. 1, you will make resolutions to eat healthier ...
Kay Coles James becomes first Black woman to lead the Conservative Heritage Foundation
By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) – Kay Coles James, the newest president of the conservative Heritage Foundation and the first African-American woman to lead the organization, said that she ...

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