Category : Black Local and National News

- 4 days ago

Reimagine the Legacy of the Icon Congressman John Lewis

A day like no other took place Friday with a grand gathering on a famous street for a rededication and celebration of the late Congressman John Lewis. A cloudy sky gave reprieve from the high temperatures forecast for the day as a number of people, f...

- 4 days ago

COMMENTARY: The Movement for Justice Will Not Be Deterred

The right-wing majority on the Supreme Court just undercut the Voting Rights Act again. Having gutted the section that required pre-approval of state voting laws to protect the rights of minorities to vote in Shelby v. Holder, Republican-appointed ju...

- 4 days ago

Rev. Jesse Jackson: The movement for justice will not be deterred

The right-wing majority on the Supreme Court just undercut the Voting Rights Act again. Having gutted the section that required pre-approval of state voting laws to protect the rights of minorities to vote in Shelby v. Holder, Republican-appointed ju...

- 4 days ago

Biden lands win, but virus surge threatens to derail agenda

Joe Biden wagered his campaign and now his presidency on the premise that government itself could still work, even at a time of fractious political division. When the Senate voted this week, with bipartisan support, to begin work on an infrastructure...

- 5 days ago

Op-Ed: How the Tokyo Olympics are transforming women’s power

This year’s Olympic Games will no doubt be remembered for the unusual conditions brought about by the pandemic: the year-long delay, the disrupted training regimens, the missing spectators. But it should also be remembered for the remarkable di...

- 5 days ago

State of Black Business: Survey Finds Progress, Challenges

Photo: YouTube CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Groupon, the go-to destination for local experiences, and the National Black Chamber of Commerce released their second annual survey of Black small business owners in recognition of August’s National Black Bus...

- 5 days ago

STOP’s Mobile Telehealth Clinic Will Aid Rural Communities

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide After months of planning and fundraising. STOP Inc. is preparing to launch its Mobile Telehealth Clinic (MTC) to address healthcare inequalities in the rural areas of Western Tidewater, South...

- 6 days ago

All SFUSD schools return to in-person learning for Fall

First grader Jordan Graves gets some love from Vincent Matthews, superintendent of the San Francisco Unified School District, at Bret Harte Elementary School in Bayview on April 12, 2021, when SFUSD schools began a hybrid in-person and remote learni...

- 6 days ago

AME Zion Board of Bishops Convicts Bishop Staccato Powell

& National (RNS)— A prominent African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church leader has been removed from the ranks of bishop after being found guilty in a church trial for mishandling millions of dollars in transactions related to congregations. Stacc...

- 6 days ago

A Life of Poverty Leads Marcus Floyd to Run for Judge

Former Public Housing Resident, Public Defender seeks Division VII position   NASHVILLE — A Nashville Public Defender and former prosecutor, with proven experience in all facets of criminal justice, Floyd announced today that he will run for General...