Category : News

by Staff - 14 hours ago

BP appoints its first ever Black female CEO

Mabelane BP appoints its first ever Black female CEO Submitted by BusinessWomen.org BP has announced the appointment of Priscillah Mabelane as its new CEO. She is the first Black woman in the history of the country’s oil industry to head an intern...

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The Worship of Whiteness

Nicole Richards The Worship of Whiteness By Nichole Richards Whiteness is an all-encompassing thing. For centuries it has set both a physical and mental standard in all corners of the globe, managing to disrupt ways of life, trading routes, religio...

by Staff - 14 hours ago

Nat Turner: White America’s nightmare

Kevin Palmer Martinez Nat Turner: White America’s nightmare Kevin Palmer, Martinez       Nat Turner was the product of a wicked culture. In The Confessions of Nat Turner (1831) recorded by Thomas R. Gray, Nat Turner was described as diabolical, fer...

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ALERT: Does SMOKING GUN on Paul Manafort implicate Trump?

ALERT: Does SMOKING GUN on Paul Manafort implicate Trump? Are you ready for the Manafort update? Hold on to your britches. When we last left off, this boondoggle pitted Mueller against Manafort, as the special prosecutor investigates 2006 allegations...

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Should the Democrats trust the snake because he spoke?

Roger Caldwell Should the Democrats trust the snake because he spoke? By Roger Caldwell Eight months into his presidency and the president has not worked with the Democratic leadership to pass his agenda, because he expected to get his policies acr...

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Unfair and unequal Justice in America

Unfair and unequal Justice in America Submitted by Peace Maker       It seems no matter where you live in America, if you are of African American lineage you are an immediate target for illegal harassment or death by Police shooting with some suspici...

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A safe afterschool place for our children

Letter to Editor A safe afterschool place for our children Excerpt from my book—”What We Blacks Need To Do”—The Black church’s role in education—If your church (you) is  accused of being Christ like, is there enough evidence for a jury to find it (yo...

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The White House should postpone its HBC Conference

Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., says that with the fragile condition of some of our HBCUs, now is not the time for us to retreat. The White House should postpone its HBC Conference By Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., (President and CEO, Thurgood Marshall College Fund...

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The importance of educating all children

It’s Up to All of Us to Improve Academic Achievement in the Black CommunityElizabeth Primas, the program manager for the NNPA/ESSA Public Awareness Campaign, says that it is important for educators to understand that children begin school at various...

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What you should know about The Equifax Data Breach

What you should know about The Equifax Data Breach Equifax Data Breach Leaves at least 143 Million Consumers at Risk CFPB rule allowing consumers to seek class action suits for corporate wrongdoing in jeopardy. By Charlene Crowell (Communications Dir...

by Staff - 15 hours ago

FAMU Falls to Tennessee State in Tampa Classic

FAMU’s Devin Bowers (25) beats TSU defender Dajour Nesbeth to the pylon for a FAMU touchdown.FAMU Defender De’Montre Moore (93) and Elijah Price (far Right) put pressure on TSU offense, but picture shows Price being held by the lineman. Prince was s...

by Staff - 15 hours ago

Jackson Voter Turnout Tour Includes Stop In Norfolk

For three days this week, Rev. Jesse Jackson, members of the Virginia Legislative Black Caucus and local political leaders, held a series of rallies and forums throughout Virginia to spur voter registration and turnout for the state’s General Electio...