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Baseball Legend Helping to Rebuild Africatown

By Stacy M. Brown, Senior National Correspondent, NNPA Newswire AfricaTown is considered a dying municipality in Alabama that sits along the Gulf Coast and next to...

Civil rights law targets ‘cancer alley’ discrimination

By Michael Phillis, Associated Press Sprawling industrial complexes line the drive east along the Mississippi River to the majority-Black town of Reserve, Louisiana. In the...

Ward Connerly Resurfaces to Oppose Reparations for Black Californians

By Antonio Ray Harvey, California Black Media During the early 1990s, Ward Connerly, then-President of the California Civil Rights Initiative Campaign, was the leading African...

A major collection of Black poems, books is coming to LSU

By Terell Wilkins, The Advocate LSU has obtained one of the country's largest collections of African-American poetry, including a book once owned by Frederick Douglass...

Kamala Harris marks ‘Bloody Sunday’ anniversary in Selma

By Kim Chandler, Associated Press Vice President Kamala Harris visited Selma, Alabama, on Sunday to commemorate a defining moment in the fight for equal voting...