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Disenfranchised and Marginalized Communities See Hope with Biden, Harris

On his first day, just hours after taking the oath of office, President Biden signed a host of executive orders – one of them aimed at ensuring racial equity. “It is, therefore, the policy of my administration that the federal government should pursue a comprehensive approach to advancing equity for all, including people of color and others who have been historically underserved, marginalized, and adversely affected by persistent poverty and inequality” President Biden proclaimed.

Essential Workers, Others at High-Risk Push Back on State’s Age-Based Vaccine Rollout

Quinci LeGardye | California Black Media COVID-19 vaccine distribution has been a complex puzzle for California’s state and local governments so far, with efforts to...

Black Leaders: Biden Order Is First to Recognize America’s History of Housing Injustice

Quinci LeGardye | California Black Media Black Leaders and civil rights groups – including the NAACP and the Greenlining Institute -- are hailing a memorandum...

African Americans Still Face ‘Uphill Battle’ for Respect

Kaylan Ware On September 23, Wells Fargo CEO Charles Scharf apologized in a letter to his employees for comments made in a June 16 memo...

African American Woman, Midshipman 1st Class Sydney Barber, Makes US Naval Academy History

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Midshipman 1st Class Sydney Barber, a mechanical engineering major from Illinois, has been named brigade commander...