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Avondale gift drive benefits 160 children

Hundreds of toys, games and more were collected and distributed by Avondale’s Avenue District Block Club members and volunteers. Photo provided Contributed…

Civil Rights Icon and Congressman John Lewis Announces Cancer Diagnosis

The LBJ Foundation honors Congressman John Dingell and Senator Carl Levin with the LBJ Liberty & Justice for All Award…

Women’s Alliance hosts school tours of Freedom Center’s Men of Change

Students from Aiken High School tour the Men of Chance exhibit. Photo by Dan Yount By Carole Cutter Hawkins  Women’s Alliance  Women’s…

Transit authority to ask for 0.8% county sales tax to help fund bus system

By Brandy Jones  SORTA   The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) Board voted last week to approve ballot language for the placement of a…

New Banks music venue to be named after local music icon

Photo shows rendering of the planned Andrew J Brady ICON Music Center at The Banks. Photo provided By Rich Walburg …

Prime Time Boomer: James Abernathy, city’s first Black banker and a Civil Rights leader

James Abernathy and his wife, Yvonne Abernathy. Herald photo By Kennedy Askew  The Cincinnati Herald James Abernathy is considered Cincinnati’s first African American banker, having worked…

The slave who won reparations

Editor’s note: The Cincinnati Herald has received reprint rights from Smithsonian magazine for the following introduction to a fascinating story about a slave woman who lived in Cincinnati and received reparations. Readers…

BEST FILMS OF 2019

By Dwight Brown NNPA Newswire Film Critic  Look back on the most noteworthy films of 2019 and they all display a diverse array of superb talent—in front of and behind the camera.   These movies entertained,…

Dr. Glenda Glover to be keynote speaker at Alpha Kappa Alpha Founders’ Day Luncheon

Contributed by Cincinnati Chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority The Cincinnati Chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, will celebrate the…

South African beauty queen crowned Miss Universe 2019

@StacyBrownMedia Zozibini Tunzi said she grew up in a world where a woman who looks like her was never considered…