You Are Here: Home » Feature (Page 4)

 Senators Harris and Booker Lead Historic Passage of Federal Anti-Lynching Legislation

 “From 1882 to 1986, Congress failed to pass anti-lynching legislation when it had an opportunity 200 times. Today, by passing this bill we have offered some long overdue justice and recognition to the victims of lynching crimes,” said Senator Harris. ...

Read more

Funeral Services for the late Emily Kurtz Evans

Funeral Services for the late Emily Kurtz Evans 80 will be held on Saturday, Dec. 22, at noon at New Mt. Olive Baptist Church. ...

Read more

Ribbons For The Children Art Auction Raises $35,000 To Help Children And Families Infected And Affected With HIV/AIDS

     The cocktail party and charity art auction featured original paintings, photographs, sculptures and jewelry donated by 63 talented artists and raised $35,000 through sales and donations. ...

Read more

Rep. Waters Statement on Texas Judge Ruling Obamacare Unconstitutional

 “Ironically, this ruling comes barely a month after numerous Republicans stood for reelection while campaigning on the false premise that they actually cared about people with pre-existing conditions and were committed to protecting them. The American people were not fooled by these disingenuous claims, and many of these Republicans lost.” ...

Read more

ESSA: A Roadmap for Achieving Equity in Education

     State education chiefs and their in-state partners at teaching and research institutions plus educators on the front lines have a real chance to make a difference for Black students and other minorities. But do they have the courage to make the necessary changes? ...

Read more

At what cost is a “Private” Education

At what cost is a “Private” Education ...

Read more

Rep. Bass elected new Chairperson of Congressional Black Caucus

Bass has continued to represent the 37th congressional district of California by being an active voice for criminal justice reform, fighting for America’s foster care system, and strengthening the United States ties with Africa. Now Bass will have the opportunity to continue making change in her new role as the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC). ...

Read more

IN MEMORIAM: Rosanell Eaton, Queen Mother of Voting Rights, Dies at 97

 “Ms. Rosanell Eaton was the 97-year-old matriarch in our four-year successful court fight against voter suppression, from 2013 to 2016,” Rev. Dr. William Barber, the architect of the Forward Together Moral Monday Movement, and president of the North Carolina NAACP, said in a statement early Sunday. ...

Read more

Studying Black Identity in South Africa Transformed My Worldview

     Of the more than 330,000 U.S. students studying abroad, only 6.1 percent are African American and 10 percent are Latino. This is one in a series of articles by students of color who are breaking down barriers by studying abroad thanks to the Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship, which awards 10 full scholarships a year to students at Minority Serving Institutions.  ...

Read more

From Mauritania to Qatar:  Slavery an Old Evil Takes Many Forms

In Mauritania slavery though officially illegal remains a fact of life for an estimated 40,000 slaves still exist the country. Mauritania is rarely mentioned in international media coverage. Conversely, across the Middle East – Qatar is set to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup ...

Read more

Site Designed By NoRegretMedia.com

Scroll to top