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Black man behind ‘separate but equal’ ruling is pardoned

By Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press Louisiana’s governor on Wednesday posthumously pardoned Homer Plessy, the Black man whose arrest for refusing to leave a whites-only railroad...

‘We have to be there’: AP photographer recalls Capitol siege

By J. Scott Applewhite, Associated Press The U.S. Capitol was under siege. By Americans. It was Jan. 6, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington, and Associated...

First Anti-Critical Race Theory Complaint in Tennessee Targets Martin Luther King Jr. Book

A group called Moms for Liberty has filed an 11-page complaint alleging that the book “Martin Luther King Jr and the March on Washington”...

Afghanistan: After 20 Years, Thousands Dead and Trillions Spent, Rep. Barbara Lee Proven Right

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor On September 15, 2001, only three days after the September 11, 2001 attacks on the U.S., Congress voted...

National Museum of African American Music Opens in Nashville

From rock and roll to blues, jazz, and hip-hop, music is as much the African American way of life as the afro was Black people’s style in the 1970s. Finally honoring that history, the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) has opened in Nashville, Tenn.