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Small Arkansas City Elects Youngest Black Mayor in U.S. History

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent At 18, Jaylen Smith recognizes the need for civic involvement. He believes his small city of Earle,...

Record Number of Black Candidates Seeking History During Midterm Elections

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent While some already are household names like Stacey Abrams in Georgia, Val Demings in Florida, and...

Pharoah Sanders, influential jazz saxophonist, dies at 81

By The Associated Press Pharoah Sanders, the influential tenor saxophonist revered in the jazz world for the spirituality of his work, has died, his record...

13 States Set to Tax Student Loan Forgiveness

By Stacy M. Brown, Senior National Correspondent, NNPA Newswire According to an analyst by the Tax Foundation, as many as 13 states will consider President Joe...

Study Finds Nearly 90 Percent of Black Homicide Victims Were Killed with Guns

By Stacy M. Brown, Senior National Correspondent, NNPA Newswire According to a new and comprehensive study on gun violence, Black men, women, boys, and girls...