Legendary Journalist, Black Press Columnist George Curry Remembered as Champion of Civil Rights

Renowned civil rights and Black political journalist George E. Curry, the dean of Black press columnists because of his riveting weekly commentary in Black newspapers across the country, is being remembered this week as a legend.

Enhancing Black-Owned Newspapers in the Age of Social Media

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) salutes the first class of the Discover the Unexpected (DTU) NNPA Journalism Fellowship program and congratulates the students on taking the next successful step in their professional careers.

Shirley Chisholm and the Fight for Equal Rights for All Women

With a woman heading the ticket of the Democratic Party, it may be challenging for us to remember that women have had the right to vote for less than a century (and Black folks less that).

Why are Black Democrats More Popular in the GOP than Black Republicans?

If Black Republicans ever want to be taken seriously by the Black community, they have to stop accepting the silly ultimatum being offered by the Republican Party.

Can We Rebuild Black Wall Street?

“There are [Blacks] who are willing to worship the pyramids of 4,000 years ago, but will not build pyramids in the present so their children may see what they left behind as well.

Taking a Closer Look at Black Mental Health

Good physical and mental health help drive success and enjoyment in our lives.

This Is Why Black-Owned Newspapers Matter

In 2017, we will celebrate 190th anniversary of the Black Press in America.

We Have to End the War on Women in Cyberspace

I don’t know whether you have been following this, but there is a very disturbing trend that has been underway.

Republicans are scared of your vote

Late last month, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that North Carolina’s 2013 Voter ID laws were racially discriminatory and in violation of the Voting Rights Act and the Constitution.

‘Where are the African American and Latina Mark Zuckerbergs and Sheryl Sandbergs?’

The question, which came from a participant in a minority business empowerment seminar, quieted the room. The answer is simple: “They’re out there. But they don’t have a data plan.”

The Murders in Orlando Had Nothing to Do with Homosexuality

Everyone knows my position on the radical homosexual agenda being forced upon our country. I totally disagree with it.

The Many Delusions of Donald Trump

What do you say about someone who apparently sees things that do not exist? I have been asking myself that question while I have watched Donald Trump’s presidential campaign unfold.

Making History is Sometimes About Timing

Former British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill once stated, “To every man there comes in his lifetime that special moment when he is figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered a chance to do a very special thing, unique to ...

On Being Here—An HIV Long Term Survivor

I got up extra early that morning since Bruce and I planned to meet at Riis Beach, a favorite gay watering hole in Far Rockaway, Queens, three hours from my Bronx apartment. #HIVTreatmentWorks

America’s Crumbling Infrastructure Is a Clear and Present Danger

America is literally falling apart. In Flint, Mich., children were poisoned by the lead contamination of the water. In Washington, D.C., the subway system is plagued by fires and delays.