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Sen. Kamala Harris Expected to Announce 2020 Intentions

“It’s about where we came from and where we’ve got to go,” Senator Harris told NNPA Newswire. “This is a pivotal moment. I think we all know when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. talked…”

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Refugees – A Few Thousand People Seeking to Enter a Country of 350 Million People

International human rights law provides for the right of refugees to apply for asylum in other countries. There is no caveat that such refugees need to be from Europe or that they cannot apply to the USA.

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African Americans from Electeds to Journalists Remember President George H.W. Bush

Part of what makes the current analysis of the George H.W. Bush’s legacy complicated is that the bar has been lowered by Donald Trump. Against that backdrop…

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Rev. Barbara Skinner and Intergenerational Leadership

After the midterm elections, the Congressional Black Caucus has emerged as a powerful bloc among Democrats, with a massive 53 members, nearly a quarter of the 235 Democrats…

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Comcast Announces Agreements with Two New African American Majority Owned Independent Networks

Comcast selected AFRO and CLEO TV, both of which will provide quality entertainment that highlights and features TV and movie content about African American and black communities.

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NAACP Legal Defense Fund to Supreme Court: Rule on Police Obligation to Administer Aid

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. asks Supreme Court to take up the question of whether police officers are constitutionally obligated to help a person injured during arrest.

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NAACP Demands Florida Nominating Commission Reconsider Black Judge Applicants

After more than 35 years of having a Black State Supreme Court Justice, the Rick Scott Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission has failed the people of Florida.  No recent Governor has allowed appointees…

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NHRMC Recognized by Healthgrades for Outstanding Patient Experience

Patient experience surveys offer important insights about hospitals and their commitment to providing patients with outstanding experience, and furthermore, consumers value…

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How Mainstream Media Helps Weaponize Far-Right Conspiracy Theories

Memes need not be humorous or factual … All they need to do is attract attention online, which often translates into mainstream media coverage. That makes memes potent tools for distributing disinformation.

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Michelle Obama’s “Becoming” Is an Insight into Inequality, Feminism and a FLOTUS Who Broke the Mould

One measure of predicted global interest is that Michelle Obama’s book, “Becoming”, will be translated into 28 languages. The month-long tour plan is bold, taking in ten major arenas…

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U.S. Senate’s Only Black Republican Blocks Tom Farr from Becoming a Federal Judge

This week, a Department of Justice memo written under President George H.W. Bush was released that shed new light on Mr. Farr’s activities. This, in turn, created more concerns.

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Eli Lilly Announces Lilly Diabetes Solutions Center to Assist People with Insulin Affordability

Not only does the African American community face the dilemma of increased diabetes diagnoses, but also faces numerous health care challenges when trying to manage diabetes…

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