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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 White House Chief of Staff...
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 gas industry have to answer...
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 never came up. It was...
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 disease. Clinical trials are critical to...
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 Black Girls Rock on a...
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By Stephen A. Crockett, The Root Note: This story from The Root has been edited for language. To read the original, click here. Roy Moore really needs to ask that his wife and his friends to shut up because they aren’t doing him any favors. Because the world is in shambles, Roy...
By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) was the first member of the Congressional Black Caucus to leave his job after the “MeToo” hashtag galvanized women to speak up about sexual misconduct, harassment and more. Too bad that impetus did not float up to the top, where...
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Simeon Booker, the Washington bureau chief of Jet and Ebony magazines for five decades, died Dec. 10 at an assisted-living community in Solomons, Md., according to The Washington Post. He was 99 and had recently been hospitalized for pneumonia, his wife, Carol Booker, told the paper. Booker was the first...
iStockHere’s a not-so-fun and very frightening fact: Did you know that the U.S. has the highest rate of deaths related to pregnancy and childbirth in the developed world, indiscriminately affecting women across races, backgrounds, educations and income levels? Did you know that over half of those deaths are preventable?...
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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,...