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Denton County Dems raise issues with GOP poll workers over masks

LEWISVILLE — Voters were turned away from voting at the Frederick P. Herring Recreation Center polling location in Lewisville Thursday, Oct. 15 when it...

One-On-One: U.S Representative Colin Allred on voting, healthcare, education and the American family

By Allen R. Gray NDG Contributing Writer Colin Zachary Allred is in the midst of a highly contested battle to win back his seat as the...

Michelle Obama urges empathy for Black women, excoriates Trump in new video released by Biden campaign

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior National Correspondent Former first lady Michelle Obama believes America needs a fresh start and urged undecided voters to empathize with Black...

Black and Missing Foundation Founder warns pandemic could further expose the vulnerable

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior National Correspondent Within days of each other, separate investigations by the United States Marshals Service in Ohio and Georgia led to...

Garland NAACP partners with Intrinsic Smokehouse and Brewery

By Gwendolyn H. Daniels NAACP Garland Historian The NAACP Garland, Texas Unit has a new corporate sponsor who owns their family business in the city square...

Amazon’s pandemic price gouging shows need for new federal law

Amazon is price gouging customers on a wide range of essential goods – jacking up prices on face masks, toilet paper and antibacterial soap...

Controversial antigen tests could be key to defeating COVID-19

By Christine Vestal Stateline, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts The day before a planned visit from President Donald Trump earlier this month, a technician swabbed...

Low-income voters can impact American elections says Poor People’s Campaign report

By Pamela E. Ice This week, the Rev. William J. Barber, II and the Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, co-chairs of the Poor People’s Campaign: A...

Voter Suppression. The Birth of Apathy.

By Allen R. Gray Dallas Area African American Newspaper Publishers It is difficult to determine where the line between voter suppression ends and voter apathy begins....

Joe Biden 2020 for President Campaign Commits Major Ad Dollars to Black-Owned Media

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA  Senior National Correspondent Presumptive Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden is ramping up his campaign with a record-setting $280 million advertising buy. During...

Biden unveils campaign commitment to Latino voters

On Tuesday, the Joe Biden for President campaign unveiled Joe Biden’s new agenda for Latino communities. “Joe Biden’s plan for our Latino communities is the...

PCCLA, a long-time child resource in Plano, seeks help from the public

The Plano Child Care Learning Academy (PCCLA) Annual Fundraiser will celebrate 50 years of service to the community and the 107th birthday anniversary of...

NNPA Supports Magic Johnson’s funding of over $100 million in PPP loans for Minority and Women-Owned Businesses

WASHINGTON, DC -- Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., President and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) announced today that he and the...

Texas NAACP releases Change the World-Texas Restorative Criminal Justice Plan

The Texas State Conference of NAACP Units has released a comprehensive Change the World-Texas Restorative Criminal Justice Plan to add its voice to the...

State Bar president under fire for remarks about BLM attire

TALLAHASSEE – Civil rights attorneys Ben Crump and Antonio Romanucci join the voices denouncing recent comments about Black Lives Matter by State Bar of...

Dallas lowriders take to the streets for the Census

More than 85 colorful lowriders traveled across Oak Cliff Sunday in the Let’s Get Counted Cruise Sunday, July 12, to remind people there is...

A Winning Strategy: Protest and political action

By Norman Hill President Emeritus A. Philip Randolph Institute In the wake of global protests following the recent police murder of George Floyd, I am moved by...

Benchmark Research now conducting trials in Fort Worth; Seeks participants to test COVID-19 vaccine

This month, Benchmark Research will launch clinical research trials to test vaccines aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19 in Fort Worth. Participants, 18 and...

OP-ED: We must protect North Texans’ health care during this pandemic

By Colin Allred U.S. Representative (TX-32) As a North Texan, born and raised by a single mother who was a Dallas public school teacher, I know...

Pennsylvania Supreme Court agrees to hear Cosby appeal

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior Correspondent In a significant legal victory for Bill Cosby, the state Supreme Court has agreed to hear the appeal of...