C.J. Walker building to get $15.3m restoration

BY ERICK JOHNSON CHICAGO CRUSADER/NNPA It was once the headquarters of one of America’s first Black woman millionaires. Today, the Madam Walker Theatre Center, a cherished...

Black consumers, businesses must lead energy policy talks, experts say

BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWSWIRE As the debate continues over the future of energy in the U.S. and around the world, industry insiders say that now...

Florida Senate backs Bethune statue for US Capitol

BY JIM TURNER NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A statue of civil-rights leader Mary McLeod Bethune is halfway to its supporters’ goal of replacing the...

Team to investigate reports of deadly violence in Congo

TRICE EDNEY NEWSWIRE/ GLOBAL INFORMATION NETWORK The U.N.’s main human rights body has approved a resolution to send a team of experts “to establish the truth”...

Travel scholarships available for students to go abroad

BY JOSEPH HERNANDEZ CHICAGO TRIBUNE TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Heads up, intrepid world travelers: Hostelling International USA is offering scholarships to help young nomads hit the road. Applications are...

‘Pink to Pink’ tour to Cuba

Palm Coast man leads trip to help area physicians and others learn more about the country’s battle against breast cancer. BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Palm Coast...

Rescued Nigerian girls need funds to attend college in US

BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWS WIRE WASHINGTON – This month, teenagers across the nation prepare to make the transition from high school to college and at...

Watoto children’s choir travels from Africa to inspire thousands in Florida

The Watoto Children’s Choir kicked off its four-month U.S. tour in Palm Beach Gardens and will continue through the southeast through March of 2015....

African leader discusses Ebola, Africa’s untold stories

BY GEORGE WHITE NEW AMERICA MEDIA Editor’s Note: As chair of the African Union Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma directs the staff and the work of...

Dr. Frank Royal A Player in Smithfield-China Deal

“It’s fine.” That’s how Richmond physician Frank S. Royal views the global transaction involving Virginia-based Smithfield Foods Inc., the worlds’s largest pork producer and processor...

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