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U.S. House January 6 Attack Chairman Bennie Thompson Lays Out the Investigation Ahead

During two interviews on January 2, Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-MS) outlined steps moving forward after months of investigation of the…

Biden nominates three Black Women for Federal Court of Appeals

For his first three federal Court of Appeals nominations, President Biden named three Black women — Tiffany Cunningham, Ketanji Brown…

Stacey Abrams, Black Lives Matter are Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

The news of the Abrams nomination arrived on the same day that Georgia Republicans launched a “Stop Stacey” group. (Photo:…

IN MEMORIAM: David Dinkins, New York’s First and Only Black Mayor, Dies at 93

On the night of November 23rd, David Dinkins succumbed to natural causes at his home on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.…

Black vote pushes Biden/Harris over the top

“Our work begins with getting COVID under control,” Biden told thousands of people in Wilmington, Delaware. On November 9, Biden…

In shock to many, actor Chadwick Boseman, 43, dies

Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa in Marvel Studios’ ‘Black Panther.’ ©Marvel Studios / Walt Disney Co. By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA…

IN MEMORIAM: Little Richard, One of the Most Influential Founding Fathers of Rock n’ Roll, Dies at 87

Little Richard’s high-energy performances while playing the piano included dancing on top of the piano, running on and off the…

Shooting Death in Georgia of Ahmaud Arbery is Defined as a “Modern Day Lynching”

“What happened to #AhmaudArbery is a MODERN DAY LYNCHING. This February, the House overwhelmingly passed the Emmett Till Antilynching Act, which would…

IN MEMORIAM: Lean on Me: Singer-Songwriting Legend Bill Withers Dies at 81

2008 Bill Withers Tribute: Pictured are Bill Withers & Corey Withers (Photo: https://www.flickr.com/photos/annulla/3011590291/   Wikimedia Commons)  By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor  Three-time Grammy Award…

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…