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A History of Juneteenth Celebrations

On June 19, 1865, Union general Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston and issued General Order Number 3, which informed enslaved people in the South...

Officer in George Floyd Killing Released on $1 Million Bail

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Derek Chauvin, the ex-Minneapolis police officer facing murder charges in the killing of George Floyd, was...

‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’ hymn ignites hope across nation

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. | AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) _ The Black national anthem was born more than a century ago, but the...