Schumer Statement on Senator McConnell’s Impeachment Trial Resolution

Washington, D.C.— Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer released the following statement in response to Senator McConnell’s Senate impeachment trial resolution proposal: “Senator McConnell repeatedly promised Senators, the public and the press that his rules for the trial would be the same as the rules for President Clinton’s trial. After reading his...

Activists Return to Mississippi with Jay-Z and Other Celebs to Close Parchman

By LERAE FUNDERBURGBlackPress USA In mid January, the activist group Until Freedom, traveled from New York City to Jackson, Mississippi, in an effort to seek justice for the inmates in the Mississippi State Penitentiary. They met with local organizations and officials, including; The Poor People’s Campaign, the Mississippi Prison Reform Project, the...

Sen. Doug Jones Emphasizes the Importance of the 2020 Black Voter Turnout In Exclusive Chat with NNPA

By Stacy M. BrownNNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent The importance of Black voter turnout, the Reauthorization of the Voting Rights Act, bipartisan politics, the Futures Act and environmental justice, counted among the topics candidly tackled during a historic fireside chat between National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) President and CEO Dr. Benjamin...