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Fifty-Five Strong: The Largest Congressional Black Caucus Kicks Off the 116th Congress

By Lauren Victoria Burke As the new Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass (D-Calif.) was handed a large gavel from...

Five African American NFL Head Coaches Fired

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Correspondent Five of the NFL's seven African American head coaches were fired on December 31st. Arizona Cardinals head coach...

In 2018, “Living While Black” Stories Exploded on Social and Mainstream Media 

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor Whether it was sitting at a Starbucks in Philadelphia, sleeping at college or simply walking to one's apartment...

Early Voting Numbers Signal Big Turnout for Midterms as Voter Suppression Looms

 By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Correspondent In Georgia, close to three times the number of people who voted early during the last midterm election...

Emmett Till Murder to Be Reopened and Investigated by the Justice Department

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) The U.S. Department of Justice has once again reopened the infamous Emmett Till case. The 1955 murder case...