Category : Black Local and National News

- 1 week ago

Sister Tarpley: Pray for Our Leaders

“I urge, then, first of all, requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all men; for kings and those in authority” (1 Timothy 2:1). In 1 Timothy 2:1 Paul exhorts his young protégé to make prayer and intercession for those in authori...

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“Yes” Or “No”—Redistricting Referendum 1

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide Along with voting for a candidate for the next U.S. President, members of Congress and city councils, Virginians are voting on three referendums on the ballot this fall. In fiv...

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Dak goes down in heartbreaking plot twist for Dallas Cowboys

By Dwain Price NDG Sports The Dallas Cowboys used a gritty performance to take over sole possession of first place in the NFC East on Sunday. But what a heavy price they had to pay to get there. Quarterback Dak Prescott suffered a compound fracture a...

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Waking Up To “Crusade For Christ”

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide The year 2020 created plenty of issues todebate on our front porches this summer as we sat properly socially distanced. COVID-19, presidential and local politics, social unrest over police...

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NDG Bookshelf: The Organ Thieves is a nonfiction medical thriller

By Terri Schlichenmeyer It gives you such a great feeling. Yep, generosity: you can’t beat it. To hand over a gift, to watch someone smile, that’s the best. Providing a life-saving item or needed supply gives you a warm-fuzzy from your toes on up. Yo...

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Nearly Dying to Vote

By Allen R. Gray NDG Contributing Writer Throughout history, the devices used to inspire Blacks to shake off their apathetic ways and vote have been a varied cacophony of methods and motivations. The newfound freedom of the Reconstruction period caus...

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Macy’s workers strike

Union Square, San Francisco – Oct. 14, 2020. Local 39 stationary engineers and craftspeople strike for better wages and healthcare from Macy’s! The post Macy’s workers strike appeared first on San Francisco Bay View.

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A [White] House in Pandemic Cannot Stand

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior National Correspondent The virus is “coming from inside the White House,” blared the latest headline from The Atlantic, one of a multitude of news organizations to cover the surreal events surrounding President Donald Tr...

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Staffers at NYC Public Advocate’s Office Announce Unionization

[Unionization] Ivie Bien-Aime: "Public Advocate Williams has an opportunity to show his commitment to these principles and set an example for all New York employers by promptly recognizing our union.” Photo: YouTube This morning, staff members of...

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HBCUs, From Inclusion to Empowerment — a Catalyst for Change

By Dr. Van Newkirk and Dr. Jens Frederiksen These are turbulent times as the country struggles to address the tension of an increasingly diverse population and mounting division. The beautiful and complex mosaic of our modern society continually enco...

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Freeman Webb Thriving Amid Tough 2020

NASHVILLE, TN — Amid a year of unprecedented uncertainty, Nashville-based real estate and investment firm Freeman Webb Company has maintained its position as a leading employer and investment opportunity. Freeman Webb has actively restructured the fi...

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Belmont Welcomes HCA Healthcare Advisor for Presidential Debate

NASHVILLE, TN — Belmont University has announced HCA Healthcare is working with the institution to implement health and safety protocols for Oct. 22, 2020, Presidential Debate at the University’s Curb Event Center. HCA Healthcare is Bob Fisher, presi...