For 190 years, the global impact of the black Press has been irrefutable; from fighting against colonialism to Africa to advocating for black soldiers fighting in Europe during the world wars and shining a light on apartheid in South Africa, the black-owned newspapers have always been a voice for the voiceless. [read more…]
After the events of this past weekend, a future in which descendants of enslaved Africans can join their brothers and sisters across the Atlantic Ocean in developing the Motherland seems more like a reality than a pipe dream. More than 600 Pan-Africanists from across the country and around the world recently converged on the nation’s capital and neighboring Baltimore for four days of fellowship, planning, dancing and reflection during the 2015 Global African Stakeholders Diaspora Convention.
By Ron Daniels NNPA Columnist August 17 will mark the 128th birthday of Marcus Mosiah Garvey, the visionary Jamaican-born leader who built the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League (UNIA-ACL) into the [read more…]
by Saaed Shabazz Special to the NNPA from The Final Call The deaths of Chokwe Lumumba, Amiri Baraka, Jitu Weusi and most recently, Elombe Brath raises critical issues and questions on the status, direction and [read more…]