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Decision Time: Three Ways the California Recall Election Could Go

By Laurel Rosenhall, CalMatters Network For nearly 25 years, Gov. Gavin Newsom rose the ranks of California politics without ever losing an election, buoyed by...

Obama Curtails 60th Birthday Bash After Delta Variant Surge

By Darlene Superville, Associated Press The party for the nation’s 44th president will go on, but only for family and close friends. Former President Barack Obama...

14-Year-old Becomes First African American to Win Scripps National Spelling Bee

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Zaila Avant-garde twirled around in a spin, her smile radiating from the clear braces covering her...

Obama, NNPA, NAACP, Urban League Applaud Chauvin Verdict, Call it a ‘First Step’

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent “True justice requires that we come to terms with the fact that Black Americans are treated...

Push is On to Increase African Americans’ Confidence in COVID Vaccine

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s foremost infectious disease physician, also championed the work of Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, an African American scientist, whom Dr. Fauci said was at the forefront of the development of the vaccine. “So, the first thing you might want to say to my African American brothers and sisters is that the vaccine that you’re going to be taking was developed by an African American woman. And that is just a fact,” Dr. Fauci remarked.