Climate Change

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) earlier this year launched a global news feature series on the history, contemporary realities and implications of the transatlantic slave trade. This is the latest segment in the series. by Stacy M. Brown WASHINGTON, DC – Decades ago, Civil Rights Leader Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis...
The Memphis Branch NAACP and Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) rolled out a joint weatherization and energy efficiency initiative Tuesday evening to reduce utility bills significantly for all Memphis Light, Gas and Water customers. Nearly 50 attendees came to the learn some easy, practical ways to cut utility costs through demonstrations,...
Earth wants to kill you. According to famed astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, that cryptic teaser is one of the “Ten Things You Should Know About The Universe.” Tyson will explain the murderous motives of our planet — along with the other nine things we need to know — during...
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No, this story doesn’t explicitly have to do with black people—it’s about a white bear in a what is supposed to be a visually white area (Canada’s Baffin Island), but it is blacker than black in its bleakness. A recently released video shows a polar bear dragging his poor emaciated,...