Dr. Dwight McKenna Honored By SCLC-New Orleans

On April 4, Dr. Dwight McKenna received the SCLC- New Orleans chapter Lifetime Achievement Award at the organization's Memorial Observance Service, a program that marks Dr. King's assassination. Orleans Parish Coroner Dr. Dwight McKenna, a longtime physician, executive publisher of The New Orleans Tribune and founder of The McKenna Museums,...

Former Exec Slams CBS News’ ‘White Problem’

Vanity Fair reported this week that, in response to Davis’ essay, Susan Zirinksy, the president of CBS News, and Kelly Kahl, president of CBS Entertainment, sent emails to staff expressing concerns. By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia In January, eyebrows were raised after a photo released by CBS revealing...

Affordable Housing Spirals Down

By Christopher G. Cox A recent study by the Urban Institute reports that in communities across the nation home prices and rents are exceeding the reach of an increasing number of households.  “For every 100 extremely low-income households, there are only 29 adequate, affordable, and available rental units. That means two...

WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING:

Black Families Have a Dime for Every Dollar Held by Whites By Charlene Crowell, NNPA Newswire Contributor If you’re like me, every time you hear a news reporter or anchor talk about how great the nation’s economy is, you wonder what world they are living in. Certainly, these journalists are...