MLK’s anti-poverty crusade gets 21st-century revival

It is near universally known that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had a dream. For the most part, that dream is closely tied to...

King’s lasting impact on equity in education

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s influence on the Civil Rights Movement is indisputable, but his fight for equity in education...

My thoughts on the New Year lull

Certain characteristics are common to all living organisms. The shared need for rest pops into mind. Whether we label it rest, sleep, hibernation or...

The 50th anniversary of a momentous year in civil rights

“It is not an overstatement to say that the destiny of the entire human race depends on what is going on in America today....

It’s time for America to #TrustBlackWomen

After Roy Moore’s defeat at the hands of Alabama voters – driven by Black voter turnout, especially the votes of Black women – we saw the celebration, credit-taking,...

Black Hollywood legend pens memoir

Jenifer Lewis opens up about comedy, sex, glamour, sorrow in her new book BY LAUREN POTEAT NNPA NEWSWIRE Jenifer Lewis, affectionately nicknamed “Auntie” in Black Hollywood, recently...

The South can lead the nation to a ‘New Politics’

Liberating the South is the key to liberating the nation. The key to liberating the South is the Black vote. Recent Black turnout in...

We can’t allow the 2016 federal elections to stand

We now know beyond all doubt that Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. elections to help Donald J. Trump and certain Republican congressional candidates...

Donald Trump’s infrastructure hoax

Nearly ten percent of our bridges are deficient or decrepit, a quarter of our schools are in fair or poor condition. More than half...

‘Get Out,’ ‘Girls Trip among best movies of 2017

BY DWIGHT BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE As we look back on the highest caliber films of 2017, the array is diverse, the talent is strong and the...

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