Black Women Mobilizing for 2016 Vote

September 18, 2015 Staff 0

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As the 2016 election cycle ramps up, Essence magazine and the Black Women’s Roundtable have teamed up to mobilize and re-energize Black women voters. The partnership […]

Black Methodist Leaders Organize for Justice

September 10, 2015 Staff 0

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Flanked by images of the nine men and women at Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, S.C., and the four little girls killed in the 1963 bombing […]

MSNBC Moves Al Sharpton To Sunday Mornings

August 28, 2015 Staff 0

Reverend Al Sharpton, who has hosted an early-evening program onMSNBC for four years, is moving to a once-a-week perch at the NBCUniversal-owned cable-news network as it seeks to focus more intently on breaking-news coverage and […]

Events Mark Emmett Till Slaying 60 Years Later

August 28, 2015 Staff 0

EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Sixty years after a black Chicago teenager was killed for whistling at a white woman in Mississippi, relatives and civil rights activists are holding church services […]

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