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The future of Education is at stake in the 2020 Election

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior National Correspondent Dr. Naomi Johnson Booker, the founder of the Philadelphia-based charter school management corporation, Global Academies, is adamant about the...

RNC skewered after tweeting Trump’s ‘Outer Space’ second term priorities

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior National Correspondent As the pandemic worsens with more than 70,000 new cases each day, unemployment numbers rising, and small businesses routinely...

My Plan to Lift Every Voice in Black America

By Joe Biden There is injustice in America. There is discrimination. There is a legacy of racism and inequality that lives still in our institutions,...

Souls to the Polls: An Early Voting event with social distancing

At a time when disenfranchisement, voter suppression and voter intimidation are once again threats to democratic rights, DFW Metro Justice & Equality launched an...

Nearly Dying to Vote

By Allen R. Gray NDG Contributing Writer Throughout history, the devices used to inspire Blacks to shake off their apathetic ways and vote have been a...

Officer in George Floyd killing released on $1 million bail

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior National Correspondent Derek Chauvin, the ex-Minneapolis police officer facing murder charges in the killing of George Floyd, was released from custody...

A [White] House in Pandemic Cannot Stand

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior National Correspondent The virus is “coming from inside the White House,” blared the latest headline from The Atlantic, one of a...

Marxists, Smarxists. Black Lives Still Matter.

By Kevin Seraaj, J.D., M.Div. Publisher The Orlando Advocate Black Lives Matter. The inability of some to accept these words have completely divided this nation. The statement “black lives...

The most important election of our lifetimes

By U.S. Rep. Colin Allred (TX-32) Growing up in Dallas, attending our public schools, and being raised by a single mother who taught in Dallas public...

Dallas Blues legend Gregg A. Smith receives ‘Grassroots’ award from Lions Club at annual District Convention

For the local music community, Gregg A. Smith is known for his long career in the Blues genre. But at the annual convention of...

Representative Carl O. Sherman Sr. introduced Bo’s Law Sunday

During a news conference Sunday afternoon, State Representative Carl O. Sherman, Sr. (D-109) announced his plans to introduce Bo’s Law into the 87th Legislative...

DFW Metro Justice & Equality plans ‘Souls to the Polls’ events

In a time when disenfranchisement is once again a threat to democratic rights, DFW Metro Justice & Equality is sponsoring a voter-turnout event called...

Joe Biden Selects Kamala Harris as Running Mate

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior National Correspondent California Sen. Kamala Harris is Joe Biden’s choice for vice president. Following months of speculation and debate over whether...

NAACP sues U.S. Education Secretary over COVID-19 school money

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior Correspondent The coronavirus pandemic has focused the nation’s attention on the essential role public schools play in families and communities’...

Dr. Anthony Fauci discusses the impact and severity of COVID-19 disparities in African Americans

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior Correspondent During a 30-minute interview with BlackPressUSA that was streamed live over Facebook, YouTube, and www.BlackPressUSA.com, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director...

Super-sized Racism: Black McDonald’s Franchise Owners Should Matter

By Trevor Coleman Michigan Chronicle During a recent interview with CNBC news, McDonald’s CEO Chris Kempczinski bragged that his company has “probably” created more Black millionaires...

DeSoto takes aim at increasing minority business opportunities

Much has been written about how low the African American unemployment rate had gotten prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, but movement toward economic parity...

With 150,000 dead and polls in free fall, Trump seeks a culture war

By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Newswire Contributor With less than 100 days left until Election Day, President Donald Trump has increased his references to uncertainty around...

Super-sized racism: former McDonald’s execs strike back in explosive race discrimination lawsuit

By Trevor Coleman and Trevor W. Coleman II For more than 50 years the McDonald’s Corporation took pride in branding itself as a socially conscious...

The World Mourns A True Icon and Freedom Fighter – John Lewis 1940-2020

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior Correspondent Somewhere it’s raining. Somewhere the heavens have opened up, reflecting the tears that are falling across the globe as...