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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,” ...

Dr. Sheila Brooks, Author And Emmy Award Winner, Nominated For NAACP Image Award

Dr. Sheila Brooks, the founder, president and CEO of SRB Communications, a full service Washington, D.C.-based advertising and marketing agency, has earned an Image Award nomination in Outstanding Literary Work as one of the authors, (along with Clint C. Wilson) ...

The Battle For Mayor In One Of America’s Proudest Black Cities Is Underway

Ernest D. Davis firmly believes that his successor, the city’s current mayor, Richard Thomas, is in it for himself and has done much more harm to Mount Vernon than perhaps anyone whose held that office.

Janet Jackson To Launch A Las Vegas Residency

Janet Jackson is headed to Sin City!

Students Rally In Support Of Teacher Facing Deportation To Kenya

A Denver man came to the U.S. from Kenya to start a new life. Now, he's fighting to stay here with the help from area high school students.

Frank Robinson Dies At 83

Frank Robinson, the feared slugger who became the first black manager in major league baseball, died Thursday at 83, according to Major League Baseball. Robinson died in California with family by his side, Major League Baseball said. The statement didn't ...

Celebrate The New Year With 10 Free Flowering Trees Or Five Free Crapemyrtles From The Arbor Day Foundation

Local residents can ring in the New Year with 10 free flowering trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation any time during January 2019.