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Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. Talk ‘Blackbird’ and their Renaissance

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent They have been married for more than 50 years and singing together all the while. CLICK THE...

EBONY 75th Anniversary Book Chronicles Black American Excellence and History

EBONY 75th Anniversary Book Chronicles Black American Excellence and History By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Since 1945, Ebony has chronicled Black life and the multitude...

What Should You Do If Your Loved One Goes Missing?

“Children are detained and subject to further abuse,” Sherri Jefferson of the African American Juvenile Justice Project (AAJJP) told NNPA Newswire this week. In many cases, when a child goes missing, parents are told to delay reporting for 24 hours. Jefferson called such a delay a denial of justice that [could] lead to the death of those missing. “Police misinform or misuse information provided by the families to include an emphasis on depression, behavior or conduct disorders, and isolation,” Jefferson demanded. “These factors lessen the chance of defining the person as missing.” Ultimately, the missing person is viewed through the lens of voluntarily being absent or willfully not wanting to be located, Jefferson added. AAJJP officials also expressed concern about trafficking.

Inspired by Langston Hughes, Jazz Artist Candice Hoyes Talks New Music

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent NuSoul and Jazz artist Candice Hoyes has brought what her record label calls an otherworldly vocalism...

NNPA Hosts Series of Interviews on Closing Education Achievement Gap

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Not only have K-12 students felt the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, but college students...