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French Honor for Josephine Baker Stirs Conflict Over Racism

On the surface, it's a powerful message against racism: a Black woman will, for the first time, join other luminaries interred in France's Pantheon....
A projected image of Josephine Baker on the French Pantheon

Josephine Baker Honored at France’s Pantheon

Josephine Baker — the U.S.-born entertainer, anti-Nazi spy and civil rights activist — was inducted into France's Pantheon on Tuesday, becoming the first Black...
Two 119-century Benin thrones are displayed in France

France Returns Benin Treasures

By Sylvie Corbet and Thomas Adamson, Associated Press In a move with potential ramifications for other European museums, France is displaying 26 looted colonial-era artifacts...

Melvin Van Peebles, Creative Genius

By Julianne Malveaux, TriceEdneyWire.com One of the first Broadway plays I ever saw was Melvin Van Peeble’s Ain’t Supposed to Die a Natural Death. A....

Trump Finally Signs COVID Relief Bill Providing $600 Direct Payments to Families

Stacy M. Brown | NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent More than a week after Congress reached a stimulus deal, President Donald Trump has signed the...