UA-48052453-1

Latest News

5-Year-Old Mississippi Hero Calls 911, Helps Cops Capture the Grinch to Save Christmas for Us All

MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS TyLon Pittman, who happens to be a 5-year-old hero, loves Christmas. In fact, he loves Christmas so much that he helped the cops capture the nefarious Grinch in order to save Christmas for us all (and Lord knows we need a...

Why More Young Black People Are Trading In Church for African Spirituality

Babalawo Obafemi’s Orisa Shrine in Oakland’s Fruitvale district. Credit: Christopher M. Johnson/The Orisha Project 2012Soul Searching is our series about how the most secular generation in history is changing the face of religion.Let’s start off with gratitude: Thanks to the Trump era, the hypocrisy...

NJ Police Beef Up Sen. Cory Booker’s Security After Death Threats

. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Newark, N.J., police have beefed up the security for Sen. Cory Booker and his family following death threats, following an advisory from Newark’s Mayor Ras Baraka. “The Newark Police Division has been notified by the United States Capitol Police (USCP)...

National Millennial Community Works to Dispel Stereotypes about Young People

Chevrolet recently partnered with the National Millennial Community and sent out groups of influential young people to destinations around Seattle, Washington to execute think tank-style discussions on topics related to the success of today’s multicultural millennials. The National Millennial Community (NMC) is a progressive...

OP-ED: Republican Tax Bill Robs the Poor to Feed the Rich

By Marian Wright Edelman (President, The Children’s Defense Fund) The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act recently passed on a nearly straight party line Republican vote in the U.S. Senate is, like the House-passed bill, a moral abomination. Their enactment would be the death of...

Omarosa Speaks: Claims She ‘Resigned’ Peacefully, But Report Says She Stormed Back into White House Triggering Alarms

Omarosa Manigault Newman is out here lying. Wait, y’all know that she likes to sue so let me clean it up a bit. Omarosa Manigault Newman is getting ahead of the rumors which claim she took her earrings off and Vasline’d her face after...

The Oil and Natural Gas Industry Offers Higher Wages for Black STEM Professionals

By Freddie Allen (NNPA Newswire Editor-In-Chief) When it comes to preparing the next generation for careers in science, technology engineering and mathematics, also known at “STEM,” Jack Gerard, the president and CEO of the American Petroleum Institute, said that leaders in the oil and natural...

They ‘Wouldn’t Even Watch the Movie’: Jada Pinkett Smith Goes in About Girls Trip Golden Globes Snub

Michael Loccisano/Getty Images Tiffany Haddish was far and away 2017’s breakout comedy star, drawing tears of laughter from moviegoers across the country as part of the outstanding ensemble of Girls Trip. Yet as presenters read out the names of Golden Globes nominees Monday, Haddish’s name...

Ask Dr. Kevin: Understanding Clinical Trials and Sickle Cell Disease in the Black Community

By Dr. Kevin Williams (Chief Medical Officer, Pfizer Rare Disease Unit) This article is the third installment in the “Ask Dr. Kevin” series, brought to you by Pfizer Rare Disease in collaboration with the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) to increase understanding of sickle cell...

Baton Rouge Businesswoman Designs “TransfHERmation” program for Young, Black Girls

By Candace J. Semien (The Drum/NNPA Member) At a time when many messages for young girls seem to be conflicting, Baton Rouge teens are experiencing an influx of organizations and programs designed to show them how amazing and powerful they are in the world. From...
X
X