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Wanda Young, Member of Motown’s The Marvelettes, Dies at 78

Wanda Young, a member of Motown's chart-topping The Marvelettes, has died in suburban Detroit. She was 78. Associated Press Meta Ventress told The New York Times...

Assistant Prosecutor Says Thanks by Giving Back to Detroit

By Scott Talley, Detroit Free Press The date was Aug. 26, 1979. The venue was Cobo Hall. And a 17-year-old east-sider named Opolla Brown very...

COVID-19 creates dire US shortage of teachers, school staff

By JOCELYN GECKER, AP Media Writer One desperate California school district is sending flyers home in students’ lunchboxes, telling parents it’s “now hiring.” Elsewhere, principals...

In a Time of Stress, Black People Look to Yoga for Healing

By TATYANA TURNER, The Baltimore Sun / Report For America As Kendra Blackett-Dibinga headed to her yoga studio in Mount Vernon on the first day...

IN MEMORIAM: Keeping the Legacy of Legendary Supremes Star Mary Wilson Alive

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Mary Wilson was a friend to the Black Press of America, a neighbor to the world,...