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Time to Vote: No Citizen Should Have to Wait More Than 30 Minutes

Time to Vote: No Citizen Should Have to Wait More Than 30 Minutes

“No citizen should have to wait more than 30 minutes to vote,” declared a 2014 federal report on how to

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US Navy Cheats Black-Owned Business Owner Out of $100 Million Contract

US Navy Cheats Black-Owned Business Owner Out of $100 Million Contract

CommsolGlobal, a Black-owned business founded by Victor Ogunniyi, successfully bid on a five-year small business set aside contract with the

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Star-Studded Lineup Planned for First Black Press Virtual Convention

Star-Studded Lineup Planned for First Black Press Virtual Convention

The coronavirus pandemic has forced the cancelation and rescheduling of many events. For the first time in the 80-year history

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Legendary Singer Deniece Williams Join Other Big Stars at NNPA Virtual Conference

Legendary Singer Deniece Williams Join Other Big Stars at NNPA Virtual Conference

Iconic four-time Grammy Award winner and 12-time nominee, Deniece Williams, will sit for a live interview with BlackPressUSA at 5

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Virtual Event: Be a Poll Worker in 2020 – The Facts about Absentee Voting in NC

Virtual Event: Be a Poll Worker in 2020 – The Facts about Absentee Voting in NC

Thank you again for joining us virtually for the NC Divine Nine Legislative Day in May. We were thrilled to

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COVID-19 in Our Communities: Let’s Not Put Our Health at Risk

COVID-19 in Our Communities: Let’s Not Put Our Health at Risk

  Washington, D.C., city attorney George Valentine was Black, brilliant, and fit. But after contracting COVID-19, he became so weak,

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Big Mac Racism at McDonald’s – The Shocking Accusations

Big Mac Racism at McDonald’s – The Shocking Accusations

For more than 50 years, the McDonald’s Corporation took pride in branding itself as a socially conscious corporation particularly interested

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Alert but Not Alarmed: What to Make of New H1N1 Swine Flu With ‘Pandemic Potential’ Found in China

Alert but Not Alarmed: What to Make of New H1N1 Swine Flu With ‘Pandemic Potential’ Found in China

Researchers have found a new strain of flu virus with “pandemic potential” in China that can jump from pigs to humans, triggering

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Black Churches Have Lagged in Moving Online During the Pandemic – Reaching Across Generational Lines

Black Churches Have Lagged in Moving Online During the Pandemic – Reaching Across Generational Lines

From online campaigns for justice to popular TikTok challenges, Black young adults are at the forefront of social media trends. But when it

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Six Eyewitnesses Misidentified a Murderer – Here’s What Went Wrong in the Lineup

Six Eyewitnesses Misidentified a Murderer – Here’s What Went Wrong in the Lineup

On the strength of six eyewitnesses’ lineup identifications, Lydell Grant was sentenced to life in prison in 2012 for the murder of

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Why Some Americans Seem More ‘American’ Than Others

Why Some Americans Seem More ‘American’ Than Others

  In the United States and many other countries, nationality is defined by a set of legal parameters. It may involve birthplace,

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Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome : America’s Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing

Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome : America’s Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing

By Dr. DeGruy
Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome helps to lay the necessary foundation to ensure the well-being and sustained health of future generations and provides a rare glimpse into the evolution of society’s beliefs

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What You Need to Know About Reconstruction 150 Years After the 15th Amendment’s Ratification

What You Need to Know About Reconstruction 150 Years After the 15th Amendment’s Ratification

With the latest voter suppression efforts restricting access to the ballot box for voters of color and the resurgence of racist violence and

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American Policing: A Culture of Violence in Minority Communities

American Policing: A Culture of Violence in Minority Communities

Former LAPD detective and leading national expert Timothy T. Williams, Jr. dives deep into police procedure, use of force, and

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Author of Books About Race and Diversity Launches Online Humanity Chats

Author of Books About Race and Diversity Launches Online Humanity Chats

Ghanaian-American author Marjy Marj (Marjorie Boafo Appiah), who wrote The Shimmigrant and Same Elephants, has launched Humanity Chats – conversations about everyday issues impacting

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Online Discussion: International Handbook of Black Community Mental Health

Online Discussion: International Handbook of Black Community Mental Health

The International Handbook of Black Community Mental Health brings together the work of researchers and practitioners from the UK, Europe, and

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Ben Crump Heralded as Black America’s Attorney General

Ben Crump Heralded as Black America’s Attorney General

Momentous events can occur in an instant, but more often they emerge after a long build-up. The explosion of protests

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Ziggy Marley Will Receive the Black Press 2020 Global Icon Award at NNPA Virtual Convention

Ziggy Marley Will Receive the Black Press 2020 Global Icon Award at NNPA Virtual Convention

Reggae legend Ziggy Marley will receive the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s (NNPA) 2020 Global Icon Achievement Award during the NNPA’s

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The American Economic System Works Just Fine for White People

The American Economic System Works Just Fine for White People

For the past four hundred years, and most recently after the brutal killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Rayshard Brooks,

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Donny Williams Unanimously Appointed Chief of the Wilmington Police Department

Donny Williams Unanimously Appointed Chief of the Wilmington Police Department

On Tuesday, June 23, 2020, a native of Wilmington became Chief of Police after more than 29 years of service.

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Where People Are Deferring Rent Payments the Most

Where People Are Deferring Rent Payments the Most

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended life for millions of Americans, especially those who are out of work or have been

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