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EPA: Racial disparity in Louisiana’s ‘Cancer Alley’

By Janet McConnaughey and Michael Phillis, Associated Press The Environmental Protection Agency said it has evidence that Black residents in an industrial section of Louisiana face an increased...

Q&A: Tyler Perry on directing his 1st script, 27 years later

By Jake Coyle, Associated Press Tyler Perry has directed his first screenplay, 27 years after writing it. "A Jazzman's Blues," which is premiering at the Toronto...

Ruby Bridges, desegregation trailblazer, writes kids book

By Jay Reeves, Associated Press Ruby Bridges was a 6-year-old first-grader when she walked past jeering crowds of white people to become one of the...

Children of climate change come of age in ‘Katrina Babies’

By Drew Costley, Associated Press Edward Buckles, Jr. was 13 when Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans and completely upended his life. Buckles and his family...

PRESS ROOM: For the First Time, Princess Tiana Will Be the Featured Disney Character...

By BlackPressUSA Princess Tiana is getting her own merchandise collection! Walt Disney World Resort is unveiling a merchandise line during the 2022 EPCOT International Food...