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George Green – the son of distiller Nathan ‘Nearest’ Green – was one of seven generations of the Green family who worked for the Jack Daniel’s distillery.

The Story of Nearest Green, America’s First Known Black Master Distiller

By Stefanie Benjamin, University of Tennessee When you hear the name Jack Daniel, whiskey probably comes to mind. But what about the name Nathan “Uncle...

Marker Honoring Enslaved Africans Dedicated in Boston

Associated Press A public marker to remember the enslaved Africans forced to journey across the ocean to toil in the Americas was formally dedicated last...

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Leads U.S. Reparations Bill H.R. 40

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee knows that there has never been another time in which she has...