By Kamau High, AFRO American Valerie Ervin dropped out of the Maryland governor’s race and endorsed her rival, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker. Ervin’s campaign sent out a news advisory Tuesday evening saying Ervin and Marisol Johnson, her running mate, would endorse Baker at Langley Park in Prince George’s County....
“Young Black people across the diaspora ... rely on and invest in HBCUs not to just facilitate an education, but to keep them safe while doing so,” Burke said. By Alanna Vagianos, Huffington Post Me Too founder Tarana Burke is taking her activism on the road. The anti-sexual violence advocate announced on...
The “CBS This Morning” coanchor explains the wildest moment of her interview with the R&B singer. By Ed Mazza, Huffington Post Gayle King is winning praise for keeping cool during her instantly infamous interview with R. Kelly that aired Wednesday on “CBS This Morning.” The R&B singer grew agitated as he discussed...
By Holly Brenza, health enews, a news service from Advocate Health Care As school days come to an end, pools open and people flock to the beach, experts are sending out a warning. A near-drowning in a pool or lake could actually take days to turn deadly – long after the “saved” victim...
The 22-year-old Detroit native said she lives by the saying “be so good they can’t ignore you.” By Alanna Vagianos, Huffington Post Toni Harris is tackling barriers left and right. The football player just became the first woman in history to receive a non-kicker football scholarship. Harris, a free safety, played football...
By Karen Mizoguchi, people.com The class of 2017 Screen Actors Guild Award recipients demonstrate the power of diversity and representation. Out of the 13 awards presented at the 23rd annual televised show on Sunday, seven were awarded to individual winners and casts of color, with three African American stars garnering acting...
On Monday, January 4, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. the Cook County Bar Association (“CCBA”), will hold a Press Conference at James D. Montgomery & Associates, LTD, located at 1 N. LaSalle St., Suite 2450, Chicago, Illinois to announce its platform on Criminal Justice Reform in Chicago and a Town...
ABC7 The City of Chicago will ramp up normal enforcement of certain vehicle violations that were temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Ticket enforcement will resume citywide for street sweeping on July 1, while booting will commence July 6. City sticker and Residential Parking Permit violations will be enforced starting July...
By Melissa Espana, wgntv.com In a random act of kindness, actor and comedian Deon Cole stopped by two Chicago area grocery stores to pay for people’s groceries. Cole visited the Jewel-Osco in Homewood, Ill., and the one on 95th Street and Stony Island in the city’s South Side on Wednesday and...
By Rosetta Miller-Perry (The Tennessee Tribune/NNPA Member) Throughout history, the Black Press has been the best friend that Black celebrities, athletes and politicians have ever had. The Black Press often covers Black public figures from the very start of their careers, before they’re “discovered” by the mainstream media, all the...