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Meaning of July Fourth for the NEGRO

Frederick Douglass Februay 1818 - February 1895 Speech given at Rochester, New York, July 5th 1852 Fellow Citizens, I am not wanting in respect for the fathers of...

Women of Color Urge Obama to ‘Re-align’ My Brother’s Keeper

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA) – More than 1,000 women of color – including Mary Frances Berry, former chair of the U.S. Commission...
The late Coretta Scott King, widow of slain civil-rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. (Associated Press)

Congress honors Martin Luther King Jr., wife with gold medal on Civil Rights...

Associated Press Published 06.26.2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act on Tuesday by posthumously bestowing the Congressional Gold...

New Report: Blacks are ‘Beyond Broke’

By George Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The growing racial wealth gap – $200 in median wealth for Blacks in 2011 and $23,000 for Whites...

Men Want ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Expanded to Include Black Females

By George Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON, D.C. (NNPA) – More than 200 African American men, ranging from a taxi driver to university professors, sent a letter...