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RAYNARD JACKSON: The Mueller report:Blacks better be careful

by Raynard Jackson, NNPA Columnist As I always say, “Weak people take strong positions on weak issues.” Exhibit A for this is the recently released Mueller report. Democrats have lost their damned minds over this report. They didn’t get the result they wanted, an indictment of President...

Lorraine Toussaint: Veteran Actress Talks ‘The Village’ and Brooklyn

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By Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D., NNPA Newswire Contributor Lorraine Toussaint has plans. The SAG award-winner and NAACP Image award nominee that has an acting career that spans more than thirty years, is starring as Patricia on NBC’s mid-season replacement “The Village,” a show about a...

Black Millennial Political Convention Scheduled in Washington

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia An estimated 62 million Millennials – adults ages 20 to 35 in 2016 – were voting-age U.S. citizens in the nation’s electorate in 2016. Millennials comprised 27 percent of the voting-eligible population, just below Baby Boomers – ages 52...

In Black and White: Key Findings of American’s View on Race in 2019

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia New research has revealed that 78 percent of African Americans believe the country has not gone far enough on the issue of making sure blacks have equal rights with whites. Among Hispanics, 48 percent thought the country had not...

Automatic Voter Registration Laws Transform How People Register to Vote

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (D-OH), Chair of the Elections Subcommittee of the Committee on House Administration, will hold listening sessions to hear from citizens about their recent voter registration and voting experiences. It is anticipated that any evidence of voter...

Congress Traveling the Country to Hear Evidence of Voting Rights Violations

By the National Negro Council of Women, Special to the NNPA Newswire Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (D-OH), Chair of the Elections Subcommittee of the Committee on House Administration, will hold listening sessions to hear from citizens about their recent voter registration and voting experiences. It is...

REPORT: Structural Racism Eliminated Black Farmers

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia A new report from the Center for American Progress (CAP) provides insight on how decades of structural racism within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has led to the virtual elimination of black farmers. A century ago, roughly 14...

Dr. Julius Garvey Still Seeking Redemption for his Father and Africans

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Dr. Julius Garvey probably felt like channeling his father, the late civil rights leader Marcus Garvey, when he responded to Fox News analyst Katie Pavlich’s misguided comment that America should get “credit for being the first country to...

Donna Brazile Trying a New Lane By Joining Fox News

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By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Donna Brazile says there’s no way she’s selling out and her core values will always remain intact despite her controversial decision to sign with Fox News. “I’m not changing my values. Nobody would ever make me change my values,”...

NNPA Celebrates Black Press Week in Washington

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) kicked off Black Press Week in Washington, D.C., with a welcome reception at the Dupont Circle Hotel. Celebrating 192 years of the Black Press, the NNPA Foundation and NNPA’s member publishers engaged in...