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Harvard Releases Report Detailing Connections to Slavery

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor On April 26, 2022, Harvard President Larry Bacow released a detailed report entitled “Harvard and the Legacy of...

Efforts spotlight slave who inspired beach name, local tale

By Philip Marcelo, Associated Press An enslaved Black man, the tall tale he inspired and the beach that now bears his name are the focus...

Oakland Program Distributes $500 to Families of Color

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent In the middle of a worldwide awakening to the centuries-old racism and oppression suffered by Black...

NAACP Observes 400th Anniversary of Slave Trade

The two-week-long observance included a Monday, August 19, visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture which was followed by a trip...

Juneteenth, A Celebration of Freedom

The following is the story of Juneteenth, a day of celebration in African American communities across the country. The following is the development of...