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MLK Family Calls For ‘No Celebration’ on Their Father’s Annual Holiday

There may not be a Martin Luther King Jr. celebration this year if the King family and millions of Black Americans don’t get their...

Homer Plessy, key to ‘separate but equal,’ on road to pardon

By Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press A Louisiana board on Friday voted to pardon Homer Plessy, whose decision to sit in a “whites-only" railroad car to...
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,...

Expanded Museum Traces Legacy of Slavery in America

By Kim Chandler, Associated Press The statues of chained men, women and children stick hauntingly out of sand as simulated waves crash overhead, a symbol...

Coaches Vs. Racism Launches Ambitious Action Plan to Erase Systemic Racism in Sports

NNPA Newswire Coaches Vs. Racism (CVR) is a 501c3 national non-profit leading the charge to end systemic racism in sports. They are mobilizing coaches in the...