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Black Woman Thrives in Washington’s World of Cigars

By Michael H. Cottman, Urban News Service Negest Dawit, a savvy businesswoman from Ethiopia, steered her 1998 Mercedes Benz past a vacant building on 9th...

“Know Your Worth” Movement to Educate Black Women (and Men) on the Power They...

Nationwide — Aaron Jordan Jr. is the brainchild, creator/CEO of the nationally renowned “Know Your Worth” (KYW) movement. The movement empowers African American women...

Janet Jackson, Tupac Shakur inducted to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Grio Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced their 19 nominees for 2017, and the list includes the likes of Janet Jackson...

A Holistic View of ‘Out-Of-School’ Children in Liberia

By George Kronnisanyon Werner In the age of big data, statistics have power. Recently, we saw an alarming statistic from one of our development partners...

Film Review: Moonlight

By Dwight Brown (NNPA Newswire Film Critic) In just his second feature film, writer/director Barry Jenkins tells a compelling story about sexual repression and ambiguity...