Jackson Hinds Library System receives $10,000 federal coding grant

September 19, 2018 in News

By Janice K. Neal-Vincent, Contributing Writer, The Jackson Hinds Library System recently received a $10,000 federally-funded Library Services and Technology Act grant to teach coding skills to elementary students at […]

CBCF Conference: Health, “The Dream” and Impeachment

September 19, 2018 in News

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Contributor, An estimated 10,000 people filled the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Northwest Washington, D.C. over five days to hear vital issues facing […]

Reasonable doubt remains ahead of sentencing

September 19, 2018 in News

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Contributor, Much has gone unreported about the Bill Cosby trial and what many perceive as an overwhelmingly suspect set of charges filed against him, […]

Trial of Hinds County District Attorney ends with “NOT GUILTY”

September 12, 2018 in News

By Othor Cain, Editor, Having gone through two trials in Hinds County, with one ending in a mistrial; the other in a not guilty verdict, Hinds County District Attorney Robert […]

Nia Franklin Miss America 2018

September 12, 2018 in News

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Contributor, The genius, intelligence, beauty and spirit of black women, which continues to transform the world, shined brightly again Sunday as Nia Franklin became […]

Black church sends message to Trump White House

September 12, 2018 in News

By Hazel Trice Edney and Hamil Harris, Triceedneywire.com, As America prepares to return to the polls for mid-term elections amidst racial tensions, continued economic inequities and a president that appears […]

Serving with a servant’s heart

September 5, 2018 in News

By Othor Cain, Editor, With absolutely no thoughts of taking on a leadership role in 2005, when he transferred his membership from Theta Sigma Chapter at Dillard University in New […]

Andrew Gillum shocks the political world and sets stage for three black U.S. governors

September 5, 2018 in News

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Writer, Wildly outspent by a billionaire challenger and the daughter of a former Florida Governor, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, 39, shocked the political establishment to […]