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Mary Alice Jervay Thatch, Freedom Fighting Publisher of Wilmington Journal Dies

A teacher and educated wordsmith, Mary Alice Jervay Thatch had an unsurpassed commitment to providing a voice to African Americans. She took over the...

EXCLUSIVE: Bill Cosby Urges Black Press to ‘Push Forward’

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent The Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s ruling to vacate Bill Cosby’s conviction is not only about vindication for...

CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY: The Wilmington Ten, Fifty Years Later

On Feb. 6, during an uncharacteristically frigid night for a southern city like Wilmington, a bomb was set off in the popular neighborhood grocery. As police and firefighters arrived on the scene, gun fire could be heard above the siren squeals and activity. Sniper fire, which was intended for the Wilmington Ten’s members, struck a police officer. Police eventually arrested the ten activists.