Joint Conference Of Catholic Religious In Baltimore July 20-25

Founded by Mother Mary Lange, The Oblate Sisters of Providence was created to allow black women to enter religious life in the Catholic Church.

Transformative 5G Technology Arrives

Cities, which include Washington, D.C.; Charlotte; Boston; Atlanta; Cincinnati; Cleveland; Columbus, Ohio; Des Moines, Iowa; Denver; Detroit; Houston; Indianapolis; Kansas City; Little Rock, Arkansas; Memphis; Phoenix; Providence, Rhode Island; San Diego; and Salt Lake City; are the world’s first to ...

NNPA Publishers Honor Marjorie Parham, A Living Legend Of The Black Press

Parham, who turned 101 in February, spent more than three decades as publisher of the Cincinnati Herald, which was established in 1955 and counts as the longest running African American newspaper in the city.

Chicago Defender Newspaper Moves To Digital Only With Its July 11 Edition

After 114 years of using ink on paper to deliver news that informs, educates and empowers the African American community throughout the Windy City, Real Times Media, parent company of the Chicago Defender, has announced that the Chicago Defender will ...

What's Open And What's Closed On The Fourth Of July

So it's the Fourth of July but, we still have things to do, errands to run, and so on. And if everything is closed, where does that leave us?

Public Reminded About Natural Gas And Electric Safety During National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month, the perfect time to remind customers about the importance of natural gas and electric safety. While BGE’s top priority is always the safety of its employees and customers, it’s important that customers understand their role ...

Fashion Icon and Artist Gloria Vanderbilt Passes Monday at 95

Gloria Vanderbilt died Monday morning, according to her son, CNN's Anderson Cooper.

Climb Aboard The Summer Movie Express And Enjoy $1 Movies At Regal Theatres

Regal’s Summer Movie Express is back in theatres featuring $1 movies all summer long. This kid-friendly festival is the perfect way to beat the heat this summer at over 340 theatres nationwide.

Monument Quilt To Blanket National Mall

For the first time ever, The Monument Quilt, a public art project made by and for survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence, will be on national display as it blankets the National Mall in Washington, D.C. from May 31-June ...

‘The Greatest Mother’s Day Gift I Could Have Ever Received’

This is Part 1 of a Two-Part Series on the making of a Surprise 50-year reunion between Arthur Shepard and his daughter Brenda Sawyer. The father and daughter found one another through Ancestry.com and Facebook. Part 2 of the series ...

Census 2020 Kick Off News Conference

At a Census Day event hosted by the National Press Club in Washington on Monday, April 1, officials said they’re looking to scale systems to make sure they can handle the massive influx of data that comes with counting more ...

During Fair Housing Month, Waters Convenes Hearing On Housing Discrimination In America

“Let’s not forget that Donald Trump and his father were once charged with violating the Fair Housing Act, for discriminating against African American and Puerto Rican renters. Given that Trump was engaged in housing discrimination himself, it is unsurprising that ...

NNPA Honors Black Lives Matter Founder With Newsmaker Of The Year Award

Alicia Garza, who coined the term “Black Lives Matter,” is an Oakland-based organizer, writer, public speaker and freedom fighter who also serves as the special projects director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance which stands as the nation’s leading voice ...

The Internet Is Radicalizing White Men - Big Tech Could Be Doing More

"There is still much we don't know about the suspect and his background. But before anything at all was known about him, anyone who has studied or covered extremism and these kinds of attacks could have given you an educated ...

Newsrooms Still Lack Women And Individuals of Color

“The media is in a state of great disruption, but despite all of the change, one thing remains the same: the role of women is significantly smaller than that of men in every part of news, entertainment and digital media,” ...