A year since Black youth’s hanging

A year since Black youth’s hanging

The memorial service for Lennon Lee Lacy is scheduled for this Friday, August 28th, 7 p.m. at First Missionary Baptist Church, 521 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Bladenboro. ...

Julian Bond praised for unselfish devotion to human rights

Julian Bond praised for unselfish devotion to human rights

“Julian Bond was a great leader, a great hero, one of the smartest minds that I ever met and at 75 years-old we should be celebrating his legacy we shouldn’t be sad about it at all ...

Pressure Builds On Germany To Acknowledge Genocide In Namibia

Pressure Builds On Germany To Acknowledge Genocide In Namibia

“Regarding the question of genocide and reparations, I would like to cool some tempers,” he wrote, “because this issue is sensitive and emotive. As political leaders we should not ...

NC Appeals Court denies  compensation in Wilmington Ten case

NC Appeals Court denies compensation in Wilmington Ten case

BY CASH MICHAELS OF THE WILMINGTON JOURNAL   The outrage continues to grow after the NC Court of Appeals this week, in an unanimous opinion by a three-judge panel, ruled that ...

King delivered  “I Have A Dream” first in Rocky Mount in 1962

King delivered “I Have A Dream” first in Rocky Mount in 1962

BY CASH MICHAELS OF THE WILMINGTON JOURNAL It was 52 years ago in 1963, when civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was delivering a stirring speech during the historic Mar ...

Obama Offers Help To Track Billions In Stolen Nigerian Assets

Obama Offers Help To Track Billions In Stolen Nigerian Assets

"Nigeria is the most important country in Africa," said Carson, currently an adviser to the U.S. Institute of Peace. Now more than ever, "the relationship with Nigeria should not r ...

Wrongful Death: What Happened to Sandra Bland?

Wrongful Death: What Happened to Sandra Bland?

Whatever the cause of death there is one thing for certain – it was a wrongful death. ...

Senegal Loses A National Treasure – Doudou N’diaye Rose Joins The Elders

It comes with deep sadness that the hands of another of Africa’s greatest treasurers are silenced. Senegal greatest drummer Doudou N’diaye Rose died at age 85. He was born in Dakar in 1930 and was named Mamadou of which the nickname is Doudou. more ...

August 25, 2015 (0) comments

Lupus disproportionately affects Black women

$32 billion in funding could raise awareness BY SHANTELLA Y. SHERMAN OF THE AFRO-AMERICAN NEWSPAPER (NNPA)- Lupus, or systemic lupus erythematosus, is a chronic and often debilitating autoimmune disease that impacts more than 1.5 million Americans. Characterized by intense fatigue, exhaustion, joint pain, and more ...

July 16, 2015 (0) comments

Planned attacks on Planned Parenthood

BY GEORGE CURRY Conservatives are attacking Planned Parenthood so viciously that you would be forgiven if you thought that the organization was running for president as a Democrat. It is often said, “The first casualty when war comes is truth.” Actually, the first casualty of politics is truth. That’s particu more ...

August 27, 2015 (0) comments

OUR VOICE, GUEST EDITORIAL, Mike Huckabee doesn’t understand what matters

BY DR. JULIANNE MALVEAUX The 17-person race for the Republican nomination for president closely resembles a clown show, starring Donald Trump. The unfortunate contrast to Trump has been the tepid rhetoric of Jeb Bush, and the usual antics of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Surgeon Ben Carson offered some dive more ...

August 27, 2015 (0) comments

Stuart Scott Inducted into NABJ Hall of Fame

Scott attended R.J. Reynolds High in Winston-Salem and then the University of North Carolina, where he played wide receiver and defensive back on the club football team, the network reported. He also joined Alpha Phi Alpha at UNC more ...

August 07, 2015 (0) comments
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