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Queen Elizabeth’s Legacy Through the Lens of Colonialism and Black Lives

By Stacy M. Brown, Senior National Correspondent, NNPA Newswire Immediately following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, notable media personality Jemele Hill urged her peers...

Actor and Comedian Teddy Ray Dies in Southern California

Teddy Ray, a comedian and actor who appeared on the HBO Max series "PAUSE with Sam Jay," has died, authorities confirmed on Saturday. He...

Motown Songwriter-producer Lamont Dozier Dead at 81

By Hillel Italie, AP National Writer Lamont Dozier, the middle name of the celebrated Holland-Dozier-Holland team that wrote and produced “You Can't Hurry Love,” “Heat...

IN MEMORIAM: Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ Has Died at 89

By Lindsey Bahr, Film Writer, Associated Press Nichelle Nichols, who broke barriers for Black women in Hollywood when she played communications officer Lt. Uhura on...

IN MEMORIAM: Basketball Legend Bill Russell Dies at 88

By Stacy M. Brown, Senior National Correspondent, NNPA Newswire Boston Celtics Legend Bill Russell, one of professional basketball’s greatest players and the sport’s most crowned...