Latest Headlines

How Philadelphia’s Black Churches Overcame Disease, Depression and Civil Strife

The Black Church is an institution that was forged in crises. Through slavery, Reconstruction, Jim Crow segregation and

Read More

‘Jaws of Life’ Used to Extract Tiger Woods from Mangled Vehicle in Los Angeles

Golfing superstar Tiger Woods is reportedly in critical condition in a Los Angeles area hospital after

Read More

Mack Major Makes a Difference in Real Estate and Economic Development

Mack Major has always exhibited a knack for entrepreneurism. It was not because of a need

Read More

Black History’s Unsung Hero of the Civil War

Educated and ambitious are terms most historians use to describe Christian Abraham Fleetwood, born free and

Read More

Student Entrepreneur Summit Planned in New York

Lorene Cowan admits that she is no stranger to being a student entrepreneur. She got her

Read More

Study Suggests Drinking Caffeinated Coffee May Reduce Heart Failure

“While smoking, age and high blood pressure are among the most well-known heart disease risk factors,

Read More

Elizabeth Keckley, Thirty Years a Slave, Four Years in the White House

A Black woman’s memoir published 153 years ago still tops Amazon’s books sales chart. “Behind the

Read More

CDC: Life Expectancy of Black Men Has Dropped by Three Years

  Black Americans have lost three years in life expectancy over the last two years according

Read More

Rev. Raphael Warnock’s Historic Us Senate Win Broke More Barriers Than You May Think

When Rev. Raphael Warnock prevailed in the special election on Jan. 5, he was the first African

Read More

She Bought Freedom for Herself and Other Slaves

In her early years, Alethia Browning Tanner sold vegetables in a produce stall near President’s Square

Read More

How Can We Narrow the Black Homeownership Gap?

Despite ongoing challenges due to the pandemic, Black Americans joined the many homebuyers looking for a

Read More

U.S. Bank Launches New Approach to Build Wealth and Create Access for Diverse Communities

U.S. Bank Access Commitment is a series of initiatives across the business to increase wealth building

Read More

Attorney Ben Crump and Daughters of Malcolm X Reveal NYPD Officer’s ‘Death Bed’ Confession of NYPD/FBI Conspiracy

Almost 56 years to the Feb. 21, 1965, assassination of Malcolm X, the slain leader’s daughters

Read More

President Biden Applauded for Reopening of Obamacare Enrollment

After four years of the previous administration’s efforts to destroy the Affordable Care Act (ACA), President

Read More

Hip Hop Hall of Fame Café & Hip Hop Museum Gallery to Open in New York

NEW YORK — (BUSINESS WIRE) — The Hip Hop Hall of Fame™ is proud to announce

Read More

President Biden Taps Meharry Medical College President for COVID Task Force

  Meharry Medical College President and CEO Dr. James Hildreth has been named by President Joe

Read More

Texas Electricity System Produced Low-Cost Power but Left Residents Out in the Cold

Americans often take electricity for granted – until the lights go out. The recent cold wave and

Read More

Study Finds No Gender Discrimination When Leaders Use Confident Language

PULLMAN, Wash. – People tend to listen to big talkers, whether they are women or men.

Read More

Global Taskforce Set to Demystify and Overcome Vaccine Hesitancy Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

International experts are joining forces to combat vaccine hesitancy by tackling its root cause – misinformation

Read More

Black Family Murdered. 45 Years Later, The Case Remains Open

A film about their story called ‘American Wisper’ is now streaming on major platforms like Tubi TV, Amazon Prime,

Read More

Owners of Natural Skin Care Brand Open 6,300 Sq Ft Warehouse and Hire 35 Employees

Terran and Quinton Lewis, founders of Herb ‘N Eden, a Black-owned natural skincare retailer based in

Read More

Advisor Creates Black America Wealth Strategy to Close Growing Racial Wealth Gap

Greenbelt, MD — Kelvin Harris, president and CEO of Kel-Star Consulting, a full-service business solutions and wealth strategy

Read More

The State of Black Education in the Time of COVID-19 Hosted by Khan Academy, the Education Trust , NNPA

Tracy Boleware,  communications consultant with Khan Academy. I’m writing to invite you to a virtual roundtable

Read More

Leadership Academy for Black Boys Formerly Held at Princeton University is Available Online

Lawrenceville, NJ — Uplifting the Black male’s education and value in the African-American community are more important

Read More

How Public Schools Fail to Recognize Black Prodigies

Editor’s note: Amid numerous articles about how Black students lag behind others in educational achievement, occasionally you may hear about

Read More

NNPA and Zenger News Unite to Sponsor Virtual TECH CONFERENCE 2021

The pandemic, which has locked many doors for businesses, has also opened new entrepreneurial opportunities and

Read More

Georgia Prosecutors Open Investigation into Trump’s Call to Secretary of State

Georgia prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation into Donald Trump’s phone call to Georgia’s secretary of

Read More

Black Broadway, Madame Lillian Evanti and Washington DC’s Black History

There’s little question that African Americans have been a significant part of Washington, DC’s civic life

Read More

Dr. Ralph Bunche: A Hero of U.S. Diplomacy

Dr. Ralph J. Bunche earned the moniker “a hero of U.S. Diplomacy,” in part for efforts

Read More

Congresswoman Beatty Introduces Black History Month Resolutions

Measures expand on goals and ideals of Black History Month WASHINGTON, DC — To kickoff Black History

Read More

Should I Stay or Should I Go? Relationship Factors People Ponder When Deciding Whether to Break Up

Where do you see yourself in five years? It’s a standard job interview question, but it’s

Read More

Trump’s Acquittal Is a Sign of ‘Constitutional Rot’ – Partisanship Overriding Principles

The Senate’s decision to acquit former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial may have been a

Read More

Michelle Obama to Launch New Cooking Show for Kids on Netflix

First Lady Michelle Obama has confirmed that she is launching a new cooking show for children

Read More

Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee Includes Civil Rights Giants; Registration Open for Historic Global Virtual Event

Selma, AL — Two civil rights legends are set to make the historic 56th Annual Selma Bridge Crossing

Read More

Black CPA Creates Course to Teach Teens and Children How to Stop Generational Poverty

Meet Michael Charles Pridgeon, a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) that is the visionary of Break the

Read More

Henry Louis Gates Jr & Paula Kerger on Reconstruction: America After the Civil War | SXSW EDU

  Henry Louis Gates Jr & Paula Kerger, in conversation with Eric Deggans, discuss the documentary

Read More

Talking Politics in 2021: Lessons on Humility and Truth-Seeking From Benjamin Franklin

The previous year in the United States was a turbulent one, filled with political strife, protests over

Read More

How Lack of Internet Access Has Limited Vaccine Availability for Racial and Ethnic Minorities

Racial and ethnic minority communities that lack internet access have been left behind in the race to get

Read More

Impeachment Trial: Research Spanning Decades Shows Language Can Incite Violence

Senators, acting in the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump that begins on Feb. 9,

Read More

Public Option in Biden Plan Could Change the Face of Us Health Care

President Joe Biden issued 10 executive orders to fight COVID-19 on his first day in office on Jan.

Read More

New Finance Book Empowers Black Americans to Reset Cultural Mindsets and Expand Net Worth

With Black History Month upon us, African Americans looking to level up their finances in 2021

Read More

Woman Leads Program to Help Blacks With Previous Marijuana Convictions Become Entrepreneurs in the Industry

Khadijah Tribble is fighting hard for returning citizens with marijuana convictions. As Vice President of Corporate

Read More

HBCU Grad Creates Card Game That Empowers Black & Brown Families to Build Generational Wealth

Baltimore, MD — From a story of power and perseverance comes a game of life and learning.

Read More

Black Educators Create a Leadership Development Program Centered around Pop Culture

Jersey City, NJ — Trill or Not Trill, the nation’s top culturally responsive leadership institute, is proud to

Read More

Momentum Has Increased in the Fundraising Effort To Save the Wilmington Journal Building

Wilmington, NC — Momentum has increased in the fundraising effort to Save the Wilmington Journal Building.

Read More

Media 2070 Announces Full Slate of Events for Black Narrative Power Month

In February, Media 2070 and partners will highlight the history and future of Black narrative power

Read More

Why a Shootout Between Black Panthers and Law Enforcement 50 Years Ago Matters Today

In the early hours of Feb. 10, 1971, police surrounded a property in High Point, North Carolina,

Read More

Elizabeth City State University Ranked Number 4 in Top 10 Hbcus in the Nation

Elizabeth City State University has been ranked number 4 in Best Colleges top 10 Historically Black

Read More

Making ‘More Black History’ in Classical Music

In observing Black History Month, National Newspaper Publishers Association President and CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis,

Read More