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Nearly A Half-Century into Legendary Career, Lenny Williams Still Doing ‘Fine’

Percy Crawford | Zenger News Edited by David Matthew | Zenger News Lenny Williams launched his solo career in 1974 with “Pray for the Lion.” In...

Budding Gospel Artist Rekeshia Bennett: ‘There Will Be More Music Coming!’

Percy Crawford | Zenger News Edited by Stan Chrapowicki and Allison Elyse Gualtieri | Zenger News It all started in a church choir in Birmingham, Alabama...

Advocates Connect Black Justice, Health, and Money to Environmental Concerns

Quinci LeGardye | California Black Media The Healthy Air Alliance, a California-based organization committed to reducing environmental pollution, and the Rev. Dr. William D. Smart...

The Hidden Toll of California’s Black Exodus

LAUREN HEPLER | CalMatters In a quiet corner of Elk Grove, where the maze of subdivisions and shopping centers gives way to open fields, Sharie...

Locust swarm devours crops in Kenya as millions face hunger

Edited by Melissa Sherrard and Judy Isacoff The desert locusts—in the worst invasion in Kenya in 70 years, according to the United Nations—have destroyed huge...