African American troops also fought in Normandy

Black Press recorded the bravery of ‘Negro’ soldiers during WWII John Q. Jordan was a journalist during...

Kids still being poisoned by laundry detergent pods

DREAMSTIME/TNS Parents urged to use liquid or powder detergents if they have children under 6 years old. BY ELLEN...

Study finds most of the world failing at gender equality

ILLUSTRATION COURTESY OF NNPA NEWSWIRE Altogether, 2.8 billion girls and women live in countries that get either a “very poor” (59...

DIRECTOR JOHN SINGLETON DIES AT AGE 51

At age 24, Singleton became the first Black director nominated for an Oscar and the Academy Award’s youngest Best Director...

Rules favor them, not us

The much anticipated and long-awaited Robert Mueller report has been handled in an unbelievable way.

Disney banning smoking, vaping at theme parks

GARY CORONADO/LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Smokers will be allowed to light up outside of the entrance to the theme parks.

Spotlight on Juanita Jackson Mitchell

Pioneer Maryland attorney was civil rights advocate and NAACP youth leader. PHOTOS BY PAUL HENDERSON, CIRCA 1950/COURTESY...

Whiting breaks down African, Egyptian history during lecture at library

COURTESY OF LINDA EPPS AND LAWRENCE GREEN Another program by producers Linda Epps and Lawrence Green featured Monnik McLeod, Dr. Primrose...

Newgarden wins IndyCar’s Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

LUIS SANTANA/TAMPA BAY TIMES/TNS IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden celebrates with his team in victory circle after winning his first Firestone Grand...

Leave it to the Democrats!

Let me say up front that I am a Democrat. I am a Black woman, and there...

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