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California Anti-Tobacco Advocates Urge FDA to Ban Menthol in Cigarettes as Part of World...

(Oakland, Calif. - May 30, 2013) In observance of World No Tobacco Day, African American anti-tobacco advocates in California and across the country are calling on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to ban menthol in cigarettes and...

Black Teen Birth Rate Falls 60 Percent in 10 Years

By Maya Rhodan WASHINGTON (NNPA) –  A new report by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention shows that the teen birth rate for African...

International Natural Hair Meetup Day

          Many remember, and possibly tried to forget, the years when natural hair in the African-American community was the norm.  Decades have passed since the...

Zimmerman’s Team will Seek to Discredit Trayvon Martin

  George Curry - NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Whether George Zimmerman goes on trial as scheduled June 10 for killing Trayvon Martin or he gets...

Local businesswoman continues to meet needs of Black girls, through doll line with new...

Positively Perfect Introduces Doll with  Chocolate Skin Tone - DIVAH Taylor SAN DIEGO – CEO of World of EPI, Dr. Lisa Williams, recently announced the new...