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President Issues Executive Orders on Voting on Anniversary of Bloody Sunday

Stacy M. Brown | NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent President Joe Biden used the 56th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday” to issue an executive order on...

COVID-19 School Closures Are Costing Black Parents

Dr. Margaret Fortune | President/CEO Fortune School While politicians in Sacramento debate how to reopen schools, there is one thing they should keep in mind: our...

COMMENTARY: When Will Workers Get a Break?

By Julianne Malveaux, NNPA Newswire Contributor Now that the impeachment trial of the 45th President is over, perhaps our legislators can turn their attention to working...

President Biden Taps Meharry Medical College President for COVID Task Force

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Meharry Medical College President and CEO Dr. James Hildreth has been named by President Joe Biden...

OP-ED: Where We Go from Here

So, for me, 2021 is about hope and about working for a better life for all and a better nation together as we rise from the terrible test that 2020 has been. It is about recommitting to one another and to good works to help our brothers and sisters in need. And even before we voted for inclusion, we were already making good trouble. White, Black and Brown nationwide took to the streets this past spring and summer to ask our nation — to demand of our nation — that we address the systematic racism that has plagued this country since its founding. That has torn the very fabric of our country and created so much pain and loss. With one voice, all were saying: ‘Please, at long last, fix this.’” — Ray Curry, Secretary-Treasurer, UAW