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The Rev. Jesse Jackson, left, sits with Ahmaud Arbery's mother, Wanda Cooper-Jones, center.

Tensions Flare in Arbery Death Trial as Jesse Jackson Visits

A judge denied mistrial requests Monday at the trial of three white men charged with murdering Ahmaud Arbery after defense attorneys claimed jurors were...
A photo of Black veterans during their service

The Struggle of Black Veterans

Veterans Day is an occasion to acknowledge with respect and appreciation those who have served in the United States Armed Forces. But for generations,...
A black and white photo of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Bid Considered to Wipe Alabama Arrest Records of King, Parks

By Jay Reeves, Associated Press The quest by a civil rights pioneer to have her arrest record wiped clean after nearly 70 years after she...

Civil Rights Pioneer Seeks Expungement of ’55 Arrest Record

By Jay Reeves, Associated Press Months before Rosa Parks became the mother of the modern civil rights movement by refusing to move to the back...

Mother Viola Fletcher Among 200 Black Wall Street Survivors Headed to Ghana

By Stacy Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia On the evening of May 31st, 1921, a vicious white mob from neighboring Tulsa, Oklahoma, descended on...