Trevante Rhodes

January 18, 2018 in Entertainment, National Entertainment, News, News Briefs, This Week

The “12 Strong” Interview with Kam Williams   A Spirited Tête-à-Tête with the Talented Athlete-Turned-Thespian Trevante Nemour Rhodes was born in Ponchatoula, Louisiana on February 10, 1990, but raised in […]

Reflections on Soror Rosie L.T. Pridgen-Johnson

January 18, 2018 in News

The State of Mississippi of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. mourns the loss of Rosie L.T. Pridgen Johnson, Ph.D, our beloved sorority sister. Dr. Pridgen-Johnson was the epitome of finer […]

Civil rights veteran Rep. Lewis being honored in Mississippi

January 18, 2018 in News

By Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press, Democratic U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia will speak at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, months after refusing to join President Donald Trump there. […]

Martin Luther King III: Continuing his father’s work

January 18, 2018 in News

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Contributor, Nearly 50 years ago, the world lost one of its greatest heroes. That hero’s son, Martin Luther King III, continues his father’s work, […]

LaMarcus Burns succeeding against all odds

January 18, 2018 in News

By Othor Cain, Editor, On the day traditionally observed as a day of service, in honor of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr., I traveled to Indianola, Miss. to […]

Reigning Jeopardy Champ Gilbert Collins Cornered at Princeton’s Ivy Inn

January 17, 2018 in Entertainment, National Entertainment, News, News Briefs, This Week

by Kam Williams   5-Time Winner Gracious Enough to Chat & Take Photo with a Couple of Big Fans Like clockwork, every Tuesday evening, my wife and I watch Jeopardy […]

NAACP Chair Emeritus: The fight for racial justice continues

January 11, 2018 in News

By Leah Hobbs, TriceEdneyWire.com, “I don’t know about you, but I don’t want to go back to the good old days. I don’t want to go back to separate and […]

Martin Luther King Jr.’s unheralded victories recorded in the Black Press

January 11, 2018 in News

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Contributor, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will always be remembered as a social activist and Baptist minister whose role was integral in the […]