BOOK REVIEW: ‘The Tubman Command’ by Elizabeth Cobbs
    Books
    August 21, 2019

    BOOK REVIEW: ‘The Tubman Command’ by Elizabeth Cobbs

    It's easy to place our heroes on a pedestal. We do it all the time, but "The Tubman Command" tips…
    Stephen Curry Backs Launch of Howard U. Golf Program
    Black Experience
    August 21, 2019

    Stephen Curry Backs Launch of Howard U. Golf Program

    An encounter between Howard University senior Otis Ferguson IV and NBA star Stephen Curry during Curry's visit last January inspired…
    African American Museum Founding Director to Launch Book Tour
    Books
    August 20, 2019

    African American Museum Founding Director to Launch Book Tour

    Newly appointed Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution Lonnie Bunch will embark on a national tour to discuss his new book…
    Ill. Correctional Center Bans Books on Black History, Black Empowerment
    Black Experience
    August 19, 2019

    Ill. Correctional Center Bans Books on Black History, Black Empowerment

    The Danville Correctional Center in Illinois banned books on Black history and Black empowerment, including "The Souls of Black Folk,"…
    Federal Judge Orders Daily Stormer Publisher to Pay $700K in Damages to Former AU Student
    Black Experience
    August 16, 2019

    Federal Judge Orders Daily Stormer Publisher to Pay $700K in Damages to Former AU Student

    A federal judge recently awarded Taylor Dumpson $725,000 of a $1.5 million lawsuit she filed against The Daily Stormer founder…
    New Jersey to Introduce Bill to Prevent Hair Discrimination
    Black Experience
    August 16, 2019

    New Jersey to Introduce Bill to Prevent Hair Discrimination

    New Jersey is poised to follow two other states — California and New York — in passing anti- hair discrimination…
      Industrial Bank Reaches Landmark 85th Year of Service
      August 21, 2019

      Industrial Bank Reaches Landmark 85th Year of Service

      Since first opening on August 20, 1934, Industrial Bank has remained one of the nation's Black-owned financial institutions that gives…
      Archbishop Gregory Continues Task of Restoring Trust
      August 21, 2019

      Archbishop Gregory Continues Task of Restoring Trust

      He spoke with The Washington Informer recently about his life, his new assignment and his plans to restore one of…
      Federally Supervised Release Program Under Fire
      August 21, 2019

      Federally Supervised Release Program Under Fire

      With the passage of legislation more than 30 years ago, supervised release replaced probation aimed at keeping tabs on individuals…
      Congressional Tri-Caucus Slams Trump’s Racist Rhetoric
      August 21, 2019

      Congressional Tri-Caucus Slams Trump’s Racist Rhetoric

      As Donald Trump continues to ramp up his race-fueled attacks on congresswomen and other individuals of color, members of the…
      The Great March on Galveston
      August 20, 2019

      The Great March on Galveston

      On Aug. 3, Donald Neely was arrested by Galveston police after he allegedly committed the crime of criminal trespassing at…
      NNPA Plans for Future at Informal Gathering in Houston
      August 20, 2019

      NNPA Plans for Future at Informal Gathering in Houston

      An informal gathering of National Newspaper Publishers Association board members and publishers has galvanized the 79-year-old organization and has served…
      NYPD Fires Officer for 2014 Choking Death of Eric Garner
      August 19, 2019

      NYPD Fires Officer for 2014 Choking Death of Eric Garner

      The New York City police officer who placed unarmed Black man Eric Garner in a chokehold and caused his death…
      Ill. Correctional Center Bans Books on Black History, Black Empowerment
      August 19, 2019

      Ill. Correctional Center Bans Books on Black History, Black Empowerment

      The Danville Correctional Center in Illinois banned books on Black history and Black empowerment, including "The Souls of Black Folk,"…
      Body-Camera Footage Shows Colo. Police Shot Black Teen as He Ran Away
      August 19, 2019

      Body-Camera Footage Shows Colo. Police Shot Black Teen as He Ran Away

      Body-camera footage released from the Colorado Springs Police Department shows the death of De’Von Bailey, a 19-year-old Black man. The…
      Federal Judge Orders Daily Stormer Publisher to Pay $700K in Damages to Former AU Student
      August 16, 2019

      Federal Judge Orders Daily Stormer Publisher to Pay $700K in Damages to Former AU Student

      A federal judge recently awarded Taylor Dumpson $725,000 of a $1.5 million lawsuit she filed against The Daily Stormer founder…

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