Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Poverty and so-called ‘economic greatness’

In the first week of July, while the unemployment rate ticked up just a bit – about...
JEROLINE MCCARTHY

AACS returns from hiatus with cookout, schedule of events

The annual cookout gave a visual prompt of involvement for the upcoming events, while the members and...
JEROLINE MCCARTHY

Flagler resident releases another children’s book

“Princess Kamala and the Dogon Oracle” is the fifth book in the Princess Kamala series, written by...

Kobe Bryant remembered as a #girldad

The kid we had first seen as spoiled – bickering with established stars next to him to whom we thought he should have shown...

From nurses to homelessness: How virus impacts Black America

Similar to Hurricane Katrina 15 years ago, the global coronavirus pandemic is shining a light on America’s racial fault lines. By whatever trope you choose...

Statues, monuments and memorials

Many people are highly insulted by Confederate statues and monuments, and they want them taken down, destroyed, or both. Since the latest movement in New...

Mahershala Ali earns National Urban League’s accolades

Academy Award-winning actor Mahershala Ali’s journey has been one of bridging divides. Between the crime and poverty of 1970s and ‘80s Oakland, where he lived...

More Black denials than access to mortgages

The nation’s oldest minority professional real estate trade association recently held its 68th annual convention in Houston. Founded in July 1947, the National Association...

NFL marred by controversy

This season, I took a complete break from watching the National Football League and missed the Super Bowl game entirely. While the coup de...

Making the case for investing in HBCUs

RUSHERN BAKER NNPA GUEST COMMENTARY UNCF’s iconic “A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste” advertising campaign remains the gold standard for shining light on the...