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Hip-hop Legend Chuck D Praises NNPA’s Voter Drive, criticizes mainstream Media’s coverage of XXXTentacion

     In describing the Queens, New York City-born artist in the biography pages of his new book, “Chuck D Presents This Day in Rap and Hip-Hop History,” the publisher notes that Chuck D helped paved the way for political, social, and culturally conscious hip-hop, both as a solo artist and as the leader of the ground-breaking group, Public Enemy. ...

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White House policy separating children from parents at border likened to‘government sanctioned child abuse’

At a press conference on Capitol Hill today, Melanie Campbell, President and CEO of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) and Convener of the Black Women’s Round-table (BWR), joined a number of other prominent civil rights leaders in criticizing the Trump Administration’s current policy of separating immigrant children from their parents at the Mexican Border. ...

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Chicago Reader now Black-owned thanks to Dorothy Leavell

Chicago Reader now Black-owned thanks to Dorothy Leavell By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor)       Dorothy Leavell, the fiery and fearless chairman of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and publisher of the Chicago and Gary Crusader newspapers, announced that she has led a group in purchasing the “Chicago Reader.” Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it’s a historic purchase ...

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