Prospering during the pandemic but is Zoom here to stay?

Remember when Bill Gates started Microsoft and Mark Zuckerberg opened Facebook?

Economy, race relations seen as growing concerns ahead of election

“At just below 20 percent, Gallop’s June 4 demarcation of the nation’s pulse on the state of race and race relations in America reflects the largest number of Americans sharing concerns over the racial divide since the height of the ...

Maryland State Board of Elections started mailing ballots to voters

The Maryland State Board of Elections announced that it has started sending ballots to Maryland voters for the 2020 Presidential General Election.

Annapolis March underscores importance of showing up at polls, correction of racial injustices

Although the coronavirus has often brought the issue of isolation to the forefront because of need to social distance and quarantine, there have also been remarkable moments when the power of unity has proved to be unstoppable.

In Memoriam: NCNW mourns the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

My heart is broken over the passing of my shero, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. But as Ella Baker’s words declared and were written and set in music by Bernice Johnson Reagon: “We who believe in freedom cannot rest ...

Justice Ginsburg’s Death Could Prove Fatal to American Democracy

Through her cancer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg fought to the end with unwavering faith in our democracy and its ideals, and that’s how she’ll be remembered, Obama expressed in a written statement. “But she also left instructions for how she wanted ...

IN MEMORIAM: NCNW mourns the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

We all remember our sister’s fearless dissent from the 2013 Supreme Court decision to remove voting rights protections. Indeed it was that dissent that earned her the nickname “Notorious R.B. G.” When I vote in the November 3rd election, her ...

National Law Enforcement Memorial And Museum To Host 9/11 Memorial Service

Memorial service and wreath layings to take place at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial to remember law enforcement officers who died in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Event to be live-streamed on Facebook.

Soledad O’Brien Documentary Focuses On Homeless In First Days Of COVID-19

“A lot of the people who we talked to on the ground in Seattle,” said O’Brien, “were very sympathetic to people who are homeless and really struggling, but until there was a crisis they never thought about, where do you ...

In Memoriam: Chadwick Boseman

The world is reeling from the loss of iconic actor Chadwick Boseman, who died Friday, August 28, 2020, after losing a private battle to colon cancer.

Oprah & Ava: ‘Own Spotlight: Culture Connection & August 28th

The special features Oprah Winfrey as she speaks separately with both acclaimed director Ava DuVernay and Rev. Al Sharpton regarding the historical context of August 28th and the significance of the upcoming election, along with a special presentation of DuVernay’s ...

Postal Workers Know Best

On Friday, August 21, 2020, a racially diverse group of about 30 Baltimore City residents protested outside the United States Postal Service (USPS) office in Govans to air their grievances about the USPS mess.

It’s Time To Rein In The Administrative State

“This incident isn’t really about education policy or school reopening. It’s not even about the coronavirus. Ultimately, it’s about the administrative state taking another step forward in its encroachment on the sphere of elected officials. It’s about the government— an ...

No Bridge too Far — Remembering Congressman John Lewis and the Fight Still Ahead

“The vote is precious. It is almost sacred. It is the most powerful non-violent tool we have in a democracy.” — Congressman John Lewis

NNPA President to Moderate Forum Targeting Millennials

“When it comes to major policy change, too often we only speak with elected officials like me,” Tempe Mayor Corey Woods stated in a news release. “It’s important that when we talk about the needs of the next generation, we ...