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Nashville Freedom Rider Ernest ‘Rip’ Patton Dies at 81

By Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press Ernest “Rip” Patton, a member of the Nashville Freedom Riders and civil rights leader, has died, the Freedom Rides Museum...

A Pandemic, a Hurricane, and Earthquakes: How Much Can Puerto Rico’s University Students Take?

By Énoa Gibson, TriceEdneyWire.com Puerto Rico was just beginning its shutdown because of the coronavirus pandemic when the life of former college student Jaffette Rolon...

IN MEMORIAM: Civil Rights Legend Bob Moses Dies at 86

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Robert Parris Moses, one of America’s foremost civil rights leaders who stood fearless in the face...

Leimert Park Business Thrives During COVID-19 Pandemic

Nappily Naturals customers are seeking natural ways to stay healthy By John W. Davis, Our Weekly News Reporter Not all Black-owned businesses are struggling during the...

Bruce Boynton, Who Inspired 1961 Freedom Rides, Dies at 83

AP Wire Service SELMA, Ala. (AP) - Bruce Carver Boynton, a civil rights pioneer from Alabama who inspired the landmark "Freedom Rides" of 1961, died...