The Black Lives Matter movement held a rally Monday evening on the steps of Thalian Hall in response to former Surf City police chief Mike Halstead’s Facebook rant against the movement earlier in September. […]
(CNN)Two new accounts of what happened to Freddie Gray in his encounter with police have emerged — threads that could offer clues as to where and when the man whose death sparked protests in Baltimore […]
BY DR. BENJAMIN CHAVIS In recognition of the 75th Anniversary of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), I believe it is important to emphasize both the historical and contemporary mission, value and success of […]
(NNPA)-Fox News, which mislabels itself as “fair and balanced,” was anything but in 2014, according to MediaMatters.org, the independent media watchdog group. The way that the right-wing network covered the deaths of police officers […]
It was her daughter, Anansa Sims, now 35, who first accompanied her to Cosby’s Manhattan brownstone for brunch in the mid ’80s, a few days before the comedian invited her back for an alleged audition. […]
On May 23rd, 2014, Dr. Maya Angelou tweeted, “Listen to yourself, and in that quietude you may hear the voice of God.” On May 28th, the woman who wrote the groundbreaking autobiography, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” was found dead in her Winston-Salem home.
Dr. Angelou was 86. […]