Celebrating Women all year long

By Wendy Zang, McClatchy-Tribune It wasn’t until 1987 that Congress declared March Women’s...

Marian Anderson: Operatic prowess prevailed through discrimination

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH GENERAL PHOTOGRAPHIC AGENCY/HULTON ARCHIVE/GETTY IMAGES/TNS American opera singer Marian Anderson (1897-1993) was the first...

New website featuring Gates tracks slave voyages

Henry Gates BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE CORRESPONDENT In his PBS series, “Finding...

Controversial ‘Green Book’ wins best picture at Oscars

BY PETER SBLENDORIO NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS STAR TRIBUNE/TNS Viggo Mortensen, from left, Linda Cardellini, Dimiter Marinov and...

Words of Wisdom

celebrate Women’s History Month with a little inspiration BY ALEX KLINE/MCCLATCHY-TRIBUNE

Oscars set record for most individual Black winners

Regina King, Ruth E. Carter and Hannah Beachler. BY TRACY BROWN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS The...

Cancer death rate dropping faster for Blacks than Whites

BY DELTHIA RICKS NEWSDAY / TNS The cancer death rate among African-Americans is dropping faster than for Whites, reversing...

Hall of Fame inducts seven more HBCU football standouts

Photo by JAMES P. HILLThis photo includes Black College Football Hall of Fame from the 2010 induction class through the 2019...

Nigerian nun shames Catholic Church for silence on sex abuse

Sister Openibo BY TRICE EDNEY NEWSWIRE/GLOBAL INFORMATION NETWORK A Nigerian nun faced a Vatican summit...

From slave to plantation owner

The story of Anna Kingsley continues to attract visitors to old Florida estate. GEORGE SKENE/ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS...

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