NNPA Calls for Special Federal Prosecutor on Racially Motivated Police Killings in the U.S.

Washington, D.C. — Today, the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), the nation's largest trade association of African American-owned newspapers and media companies, issued an urgent call and demand that President Barack H. Obama and U.S Attorney General Loretta Lynch appoint ...

Venturize Empowers Black Business Owners with New Loan Comparison Tool

In an effort to level the playing field for Black-owned small businesses, the Opportunity Finance Network (OFN), recently launched a service that makes it easier to comparison shop for the best loans.

Minority Publications Ignored in Agency Spending

Minority Publications Largely Ignored in Agency Spending

Kirkland to retire after 55 years in ministry

The Right Rev. Theodore Larry Kirkland Sr. will soon enter a new phase of his 55-year ministry as a preacher of the gospel. Members of the Fifth Episcopal District saluted his accomplishments recently

The First U.S. President in Cuba in 88 Years

Yesterday, President Obama made history. For the first time ever, Air Force One touched down in Havana, Cuba.

Obama taps Garland for Supreme Court

President Barack Obama on Wednesday nominated appeals court judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, and in the process challenged the Republican-led Senate to begin the confirmation process immediately.

Let’s narrow the racial wealth gap by using an alternative scoring model

Wealth offers security and privilege that can last for generations. For minority households striving to achieve the American Dream, homeownership is often the surest path. Yet, in today’s environment and

Clinton, Trump win big on ‘Super Tuesday’

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and billionaire businessman Donald Trump won sweeping majorities of the votes in the 12 Super Tuesday states this week. But, as the polls closed, the Election

Democrats and Republicans continue to ignore Black voters

Another election cycle; another year of Blacks being sold out by their media-appointed leadership. Why am I the only one who seems amazed at how Hillary Clinton is so ostentatiously pimping Black folks

Carson bows out of GOP race

Ben Carson announced on Wednesday that he sees no “political path forward,” will not attend tonight’s GOP debate in his hometown of Detroit and, effectively, has dropped his 2016 presidential bid.

Economic justice still elusive long after King’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech

On April 3, 1968, nearly five years after his famous “I Have a Dream Speech,” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., told a gathering of preachers at the Mason Temple in Memphis, Tenn., that it was time to deal with poverty ...

Maryland man recounts prostate cancer shocker

Euvon Jones had always been used to working hard, overseeing his successful business for hours each day before heading to the gym to keep his muscles toned and his abs ripped.

Hillary Clinton meets with civil rights groups, Black millennials

A few days before presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton racked up a huge win i

Russell Simmons brings water and attention to plight of Flint residents

When business mogul and founder of the RushCard, Russell Simmons, arrived in Flint early Monday morning to deliver cases of bottled water door-to-door, he did so with a minimal amount of fanfare.


“On the track, there is no Black and White, just fast and slow. For those 10 seconds you are free,” says Jesse Owens (Stephan James) in this very moving and inspiring bio/sports movie that captures the essence