Tuesday, April 20, 2021

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When Toddlers Will Eat Dirt, But Not Vegetables

By Defender News Service It’s common for toddlers to switch up their eating habits, so don’t be shocked if they refuse a particular food one day and accept it the next. If you’re trying to get your toddler to accept particular foods, form good eating habits...

Violence Against Women – Never Acceptable, Never Ending

<img width="1400" height="730" src="https://i1.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Gladness-Munuo-.jpg?fit=1400%2C730&ssl=1" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="Gladness Munuo at left. (GIN)" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" srcset="https://i1.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Gladness-Munuo-.jpg?w=1400&ssl=1 1400w, https://i1.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Gladness-Munuo-.jpg?resize=150%2C78&ssl=1 150w, https://i1.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Gladness-Munuo-.jpg?resize=300%2C156&ssl=1 300w, https://i1.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Gladness-Munuo-.jpg?resize=768%2C400&ssl=1 768w, https://i1.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Gladness-Munuo-.jpg?resize=1024%2C534&ssl=1 1024w" sizes="(max-width: 1400px) 100vw, 1400px" data-attachment-id="251049" data-permalink="https://www.blackpressusa.com/violence-against-women-never-acceptable-never-ending/gladness-munuo/" data-orig-file="https://i1.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Gladness-Munuo-.jpg?fit=1400%2C730&ssl=1" data-orig-size="1400,730" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Gladness Munuo" data-image-description="Gladness Munuo at left. (GIN) "...

Power of the Gavel: Five Black Caucus Members Set to Chair Committees in Congress

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor Along with what could be nine new members of the Congressional Black Caucus, the CBC will also likely feature five new Chairman wielding the gavel of five committees in the U.S. House. Rep. Maxine Waters is slated to chair...

OP-ED: The Chisholm Legacy

<img width="1400" height="730" src="https://i0.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/shirley-chisholm-featured-web.jpg?fit=1400%2C730&ssl=1" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="Shirley Chisholm, future member of the U.S. House of Representatives (D-NY), announcing her candidacy, 25 January 1972, Thomas J. O'Halloran, U.S. News & World Reports. Light restoration by Adam Cuerden" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" srcset="https://i0.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/shirley-chisholm-featured-web.jpg?w=1400&ssl=1 1400w,...

Espy’s Path to the U.S. Senate Includes Black, White and ‘Purple People’ of Mississippi 

<img width="1400" height="730" src="https://i2.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Mike-Espy.jpg?fit=1400%2C730&ssl=1" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="Mike Espy" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" srcset="https://i2.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Mike-Espy.jpg?w=1400&ssl=1 1400w, https://i2.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Mike-Espy.jpg?resize=150%2C78&ssl=1 150w, https://i2.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Mike-Espy.jpg?resize=300%2C156&ssl=1 300w, https://i2.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Mike-Espy.jpg?resize=768%2C400&ssl=1 768w, https://i2.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Mike-Espy.jpg?resize=1024%2C534&ssl=1 1024w" sizes="(max-width: 1400px) 100vw, 1400px" data-attachment-id="203909" data-permalink="https://www.blackpressusa.com/espy-endorsed-by-legislative-black-caucus/mike-espy/" data-orig-file="https://i2.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Mike-Espy.jpg?fit=1400%2C730&ssl=1" data-orig-size="1400,730" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Mike Espy" data-image-description="Mike Espy " data-medium-file="https://i2.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Mike-Espy.jpg?fit=300%2C156&ssl=1" data-large-file="https://i2.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Mike-Espy.jpg?fit=1024%2C534&ssl=1" /><img data-attachment-id="229067" data-permalink="https://www.blackpressusa.com/espys-path-to-the-u-s-senate-includes-black-white-and-purple-people-of-mississippi/espy_-mike-crowd/" data-orig-file="https://i2.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Espy_-Mike-Crowd.jpg?fit=800%2C600&ssl=1"...

NAACP Launches “Text the Vote!” Campaign

Through the campaign, volunteers will download a mobile app and chat with voters to get out the vote, with hopes of reaching 600K infrequent Black American voters, during this critical election period. (Photo: NAACP)   NAACP By Lauren Poteat NNPA Washington Correspondent With election day quickly approaching, the NAACP...

Ava DuVernay Confirms Prince Documentary in Works

<img width="1400" height="730" src="https://i1.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Prince_at_Coachella-featured-web.jpg?fit=1400%2C730&ssl=1" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="Prince playing at Coachella 2008. Photo by penner via Wikimedia Commons" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" srcset="https://i1.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Prince_at_Coachella-featured-web.jpg?w=1400&ssl=1 1400w, https://i1.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Prince_at_Coachella-featured-web.jpg?resize=150%2C78&ssl=1 150w, https://i1.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Prince_at_Coachella-featured-web.jpg?resize=300%2C156&ssl=1 300w, https://i1.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Prince_at_Coachella-featured-web.jpg?resize=768%2C400&ssl=1 768w, https://i1.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Prince_at_Coachella-featured-web.jpg?resize=1024%2C534&ssl=1 1024w" sizes="(max-width: 1400px) 100vw, 1400px" data-attachment-id="226567" data-permalink="https://www.blackpressusa.com/ava-duvernay-confirms-prince-documentary-in-works/prince_at_coachella-featured-web/" data-orig-file="https://i1.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Prince_at_Coachella-featured-web.jpg?fit=1400%2C730&ssl=1" data-orig-size="1400,730" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Prince_at_Coachella-featured-web"...

A Comedy That Takes A Deeper Look Into Gentrification

<img width="1400" height="730" src="https://i0.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/New-comedy.jpg?fit=1400%2C730&ssl=1" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="The Neighborhood appears on CBS Network Television. (Photo by Bill Onashita)" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" srcset="https://i0.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/New-comedy.jpg?w=1400&ssl=1 1400w, https://i0.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/New-comedy.jpg?resize=150%2C78&ssl=1 150w, https://i0.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/New-comedy.jpg?resize=300%2C156&ssl=1 300w, https://i0.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/New-comedy.jpg?resize=768%2C400&ssl=1 768w, https://i0.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/New-comedy.jpg?resize=1024%2C534&ssl=1 1024w" sizes="(max-width: 1400px) 100vw, 1400px" data-attachment-id="198425" data-permalink="https://www.blackpressusa.com/a-comedy-that-takes-a-deeper-look-into-gentrification/new-comedy-2/" data-orig-file="https://i0.wp.com/www.blackpressusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/New-comedy.jpg?fit=1400%2C730&ssl=1" data-orig-size="1400,730" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="New...

A Black Woman in Texas Begins 5 Year Prison Sentence for Voting

(Photo: iStockphoto / NNPA) NNPA NEWSWIRE — With the midterm elections just weeks away, activists and others are keeping keen eyes on any semblance of voter suppression – or worse. For Crystal Mason of Rendon, Texas, “worse” took the form of the 2016 presidential election....

Arthur Mitchell: Ballet Legend and Pioneer Dies at 84

By Nsenga Burton Ph.D., NNPA Newswire Contributor The world is mourning the loss of legendary choreographer Arthur Mitchell. Mitchell, who danced with the New York City Ballet from 1956-1968 and founded the groundbreaking and world renown Dance Theater of Harlem died Wednesday of heart failure. Jennifer Dunning...