Chiquita Brooks Lasure

CMS Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure Makes History Among the Most Diverse White House Administration

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia A White House photo featuring dozens of African American members of the Biden-Harris administration circulated the...
Tim Scott

Scott Votes For Billions To Battle Coronavirus

Washington – U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below after voting for more than $8 billion in emergency funding to combat COVID-19, also...
Naomi Tutu

Naomi Tutu Speaks at Community Breakfast, Part of Events Celebrating MLK

By Tina Underwood, Contributor Race and gender justice activist Nontombi Naomi Tutu will speak Friday, Jan. 12 during a Community Breakfast celebrating the life and work...
Bhakti Larry Hough

Black History Month A Time For All of Us To Reflect

By Bhakti Larry Hough If you’re tuned in to history, it does something to you, consciously or subconsciously.  To engage it becomes an emotional, mental...
Slager columns

Slager’s 20-Year Sentence May Not Be Enough, But It’s A Game-Changer

By Barney Blakeney, From The Charleston Chronicle Some say convicted killer Michael Slager’s 20-year sentence received last week represents justice. Others say the former North Charleston...

Darlington Richardson Named Co-Meac Player of the Week

NORFOLK, VA—South Carolina State's James Richardson has been selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Co-Men's Basketball Player of the Week, along withHoward's R.J. Cole the...

By Raynard Jackson, founder and chairman of Black Americans for a Better Future (BAFBF)

During the month of February in America we celebrate Black History Month. As we celebrate the achievements of Blacks in the making of this...

White Supremacists Discussed Using Coronavirus as a Bioweapon

Federal investigators appeared to be monitoring the white nationalists’ communications on Telegram, an encrypted messaging app. WASHINGTON — White supremacists discussed plans to weaponize coronavirus...

Civil Rights Groups File Lawsuit Going After Trump and Barr for Attacking Peaceful Protesters...

Monday Incident Outside the White House Drew International Rebukes (Washington, D.C.) – Nonviolent demonstrators and members of Black Lives Matter DC who were exercising their...
Sen. Tim Scott

Sen. Tim Scott Claps Back After Blogger Suggests He’s A Token Black

South Carolina Senator Tim Scott got in a Twitter spat with a blogger who called him a token Black. Andy Ostroy pointed out Scott’s positioning in the photo...