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The Center for Journalism & Democracy Opens at Howard University

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent The Center for Journalism & Democracy, a first-of-its-kind academic center committed to strengthening historically informed, pro-democracy...

Russell Was a Champion of Activism Before Winning NBA Titles

Bill Russell never had to find his voice as an activist. He didn't know any other way but to speak his mind. It's what...

Erica Loewe Helping to Open Doors for Black Press, Others at White House

In Erika Loewe’s all-too-important job as director of African American media, she has ensured that the Black Press and other media of color have...

First But Not Last: Black Girls See Themselves In Court Pick

In 2013, as she watched President Barack Obama's second inauguration, 7-year-old Veronica Bofah decided she wanted to be just like him. She would go...

Trayvon Martin, 10 Years Later: Teen’s Death Changes Nation

Trayvon Martin's final night began with a convenience store run, a quick trip for candy and something to drink. It ended in a confrontation...