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IN MEMORIAM: Civil Rights Icon Vernon Jordan Dies at 85

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Vernon Jordan, the former National Urban League president and civil rights leader, has died at 85. Vickee...

Georgia Prosecutors Open Investigation into Trump’s Call to Secretary of State

Ironically, the transcript of the phone calls played a prominent role in the House of Representatives’ second impeachment of the 45th president and is expected to play a central role in the Senate trial. Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis promises to look into Trump’s actions following the infamous Jan. 2 telephone call.

Why Black America Could Care Less About Emanuel Jackson’s Fate

Jackson turned himself into the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, admitting his role in the Jan. 6 Trump-inspired insurrection that resulted in the death of a Capitol Police officer, disrupted an act of Congress, and much destruction. Unlike the more than 100 people arrested, Jackson is one of the few held without bail. A trial may not come for at least another year.

Opinion: Biden’s Dep. Sec. of Education Pick Draws Both Praise and Protests

Joe W. Bowers Jr. | California Black Media Cindy Marten is the superintendent of San Diego Unified School District and has been nominated by President...

Disenfranchised and Marginalized Communities See Hope with Biden, Harris

On his first day, just hours after taking the oath of office, President Biden signed a host of executive orders – one of them aimed at ensuring racial equity. “It is, therefore, the policy of my administration that the federal government should pursue a comprehensive approach to advancing equity for all, including people of color and others who have been historically underserved, marginalized, and adversely affected by persistent poverty and inequality” President Biden proclaimed.

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