Category : Black Local and National News

News / Black Local and National News - 1 month ago

Africa’s Greatest:

The Legacy Of Our Icons All too often, in this fast paced, on demand world, it has become incredibly easy to take for granted the genius of the individuals that equipped us with the everyday tools to make our lives easier from the light bulb, to auto...

News / Black Local and National News - 1 month ago

Son of a Garth

The Gantt Report By Lucius Gantt       I am writing this week’s column with a heavy heart. My condolences go out to my great friend Garth Reeves on the passing of his beloved daughter Rachel, who became publisher of the world famous Miami Times newsp...

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LG Justin Fairfax Slaps CBS With $400 Million Lawsuit

RICHMOND Virginia’s Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax has filed a lawsuit against CBS for $400 million, alleging the network sought to exploit false allegations of sexual misconduct to repair its public image and boost its bottom line.  The lawsuit, filed...

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Vaping: Whose Side is the FDA On?

By Glenn Ellis TriceEdneyWire.com Most recently, we are finding out that vaping and e-cigarettes are causing health problems in the healthy lungs of young people. Initially touted as a sure-fire way to create a generation of tobacco-free adults, we a...

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“Hidden Figures” Women Paved Way For New NASA Leader

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide In 1953 Katherine Johnson was hired at the Area Computing Section of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA). It was the forerunner of the National Aeronautics and space adminis...

News / Black Local and National News - 1 month ago

Why America Needs Newspapers

By Ken Paulson The newspaper business didn’t get off to a good start in America Publick Occurrences Both Foreign and Domestick, the first real newspaper in America, was supposed to be a weekly, but it lasted exactly one issue. It was shut down by the...