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Arkansas will no longer honor Robert E. Lee on MLK Day

By Andrew DeMillo, Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas’ governor signed legislation Tuesday ending the state’s practice of commemorating Confederate Gen. Robert E....

Johns Hopkins admits its first black female neurosurgeon

Nancy Abu-Bonsrah is making history after being admitted to Johns Hopkins as its first black female neurosurgeon. On Friday, March 17, fourth-year medical students participated...

NNPA Honors Democratic Strategist Donna Brazile with 2017 Torch Award during Black Press Week

The National Newspaper Publishers Association Honors Democratic Strategist Donna Brazile and Celebrates the 190th Anniversary of the Black Press During Black Press Week 2017 Contact:...

USDA Director: Agriculture Census Important for Black Farmers

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) At first glance, King Whetstone might present an unusual visual. First, he appears younger than his 40 years—but that’s...

MASS DEPORTATION WOULD COST U.S. ECONOMY BILLIONS, EXPERTS SAY

By Barrington Salmon (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Immigration and labor experts say that mass deportation would cost the federal government nearly $900 billion in lost revenue...