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COMMENTARY: Not Jumping for Juneteenth

By Julianne Malveaux, NNPA Newswire Contributor High props go to 94-year-old Opal Lee, the Texas woman determined to make Juneteenth a national holiday. Thanks to...

Together, We Should Seek Justice for the Tulsa Massacre 100 Years Later

Quinci LeGardye | California Black Media May 31-June 1, 2021, marks the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, one of the deadliest acts of...

President Biden, John Legend, Stacey Abrams Among those Commemorating Tulsa Race Massacre

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent President Joe Biden plans to travel to Oklahoma to help commemorate the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. White...

100 Years After Tulsa Race Massacre, The Damage Remains

AARON MORRISON | AP On a recent Sunday, Ernestine Alpha Gibbs returned to Vernon African Methodist Episcopal Church. Not her body. She had left this Earth...

John Legend to Headline Tulsa Race Massacre Remembrance

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Grammy-award winning singer and songwriter John Legend will headline a nationally televised ceremony in remembrance of the 100th anniversary of...