Paula Bass: a woman running with a God-given vision-turned-mission

March 30, 2017 in News, Religion

‘From Widow to Winner’ – the Jackson, Miss. efforts By Gail H. M. Brown Contributing Writer The scripture teaches in Habakkuk 2:2-3 (ESV) – “… Write the vision; make it […]

Black women publishers drive the Black Press

March 30, 2017 in News

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA News Wire Contributor In 1827, with the publication of the Freedom’s Journal, John Russwurm and Reverend Samuel Cornish established the Black Press and boldly declared […]

Dorothy Stewart, founder of Women for Progress, Inc.

March 30, 2017 in News

By Janice K. Neal-Vincent Contributing Writer All her life Dorothy Stewart has heard the voices of her ancestors and has carried the torch of excellence. She learned from her parents […]

NNPA publishers convene in D.C.

March 30, 2017 in News

By Jackie Hampton Publisher It was at the Dupont Circle Hotel in Washington D.C. where members of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) celebrated 190 years of publishing. These newspaper […]

I Am Not Your Negro

March 30, 2017 in Entertainment, News

A CROSSROADS FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW By Janice K. Neal-Vincent Contributing Writer Brewing among Crossroads Film Festival movies is James Baldwin’s defiant words against white America’s brutal treatment of the black […]

Republican Party & Frankenstein reincarnate

March 29, 2017 in News, Opinion

By Leon Williams Guest Columnist Republicans often refer to Ronald Reagan as the standard-bearer in modern-day American politics. This characterization is troubling considering Reagan was never accepted as a guardian […]

Journalist Wilson ‘Bill’ Minor dies; covered civil rights

March 28, 2017 in News

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Wilson F. “Bill” Minor, a journalist who chronicled Mississippi through almost 70 years of change including its turbulent struggle over civil rights, […]

Police reports say student pilot crashed plane on purpose

March 28, 2017 in News

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police say the student pilot of a small plane that crashed near the Connecticut headquarters of military jet engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney fought his […]