Thursday, August 6, 2020

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...

Reading Black History

Books for kids and teens to read during Black History Month In February, we celebrate the...

Magazine to honor Black women at March 1 event

Dr. Melissa Freeman ONYX Magazine will present its fourth annual Women on the Move luncheon on March 1...

We are matchmakers throughout the Black Diaspora

During the mid-1990s, we began sponsoring exploratory or fact-finding trips to nations in the Caribbean and West...

Breaking Barriers

Barack Obama was the first African-American president of the United States. Here’s a look at other firsts for American Blacks in...

Convictions overturned of 10 framed by cop

Former Chicago officer served 22 months in prison for false drug charges STACEY WESCOTT/CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS Zarice Johnson...

One-third of Americans OK with blackface on Halloween

BY DAVID MATTHEWS NEW YORK DAILY NEWS / TNS In the 1930s, Jewish singer Al Jolson was known...