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IN MEMORIAM: Civil Rights Icon Vernon Jordan Dies at 85

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Vernon Jordan, the former National Urban League president and civil rights leader, has died at 85. Vickee...

Opinion: Biden’s Dep. Sec. of Education Pick Draws Both Praise and Protests

Joe W. Bowers Jr. | California Black Media Cindy Marten is the superintendent of San Diego Unified School District and has been nominated by President...

NAACP Black Media Forum Excludes Black Newspapers: NNPA President and Black Publishers Call for...

Hazel Trice Edney | TriceEdneyWire.com A recent NAACP "Black Media Speaks" forum plummeted into a conversation in which the future of hard-copy Black-owned newspapers was...

Community Reinvestment Act Changes Expected to Benefit Low- and Moderate-Income Communities

The Community Reinvestment Act was enacted in 1977 as a direct response to redlining, an unethical practice whereby banks and other lending institutions made...

Is the FBI Underreporting the Surge in Hate Crimes?

By Stacy M. Brown / NNPA Newswire Correspondent / @StacyBrownMedia The FBI has released it's 2017 hate crimes statistics which revealed a 17 percent increase in...