Breaking News: Eric Holder To Resign As Attorney General; President Obama to announce successor

According to news reports, Attorney General Eric Holder is resigning and President Barack Obama is expected to announce his successor on Thursday, September 25. Holder, the country's...

Understanding Suicide in Black Communities

(Source: BlackPressUSA.com) Suicide claims about 40,000 lives every year in the United States, an alarming statistic that experts said should be of utmost concern...

New Graphic Video Shows John Crawford Fatally Shot By Police In Walmart

A  newly released video shows 22-year-old John Crawford III being fired upon just seconds after police encounter him. The two shooting officers are White,...

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Jazz-Funk Pioneer Joe Sample Dies at 75 at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in...

On September 12, 2014, Pianist and composer Joe Sample died in Houston, Texas of lung cancer at age 75 at the MD Anderson Cancer Center. He was a founding member of the...

Yates Alumni & Third Ward Rise To Fight Jack Yates with City Wide Support

Fighting for a First Class New Yates for future generations On September 16, alumni of Jack Yates High School, residents of Third Ward and concerned...

Racism is not a Card Game

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist (NNPA) Whenever someone accuses an African American of playing the “race card,” I cringe. Racism in America is...

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President Barack Obama On How U.S. Will Address ISIS, Islamic State

The following prepared text of President Barack Obama's September 10, 2014 speech, as released by the White House:  My fellow Americans — tonight, I want...

NFL analyst James Brown delivers powerful words on Ray Rice, domestic violence

Alot of controversy is still hovering over the head of the NFL's former member of the Baltimore Ravens, Ray Rice, following the release of...