President Trump Tweets Out White Power Message, Black Republican Senator Tim Scott Is Dismayed

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor In yet another social media moment invoking race in America, President Donald Trump retweeted a video of a supporter heard yelling, “White power!” The tweet displayed a video of a parade of supporters of the President riding golf carts through a retirement community...

Former Miami Cop Who Placed Knee on Black Woman’s Neck Booked for Misconduct

By N. Ali EarlyNNPA Newswire Another incident of police brutality against an African American has surfaced. According to the Miami Herald, Safiya Satchell was sitting in her Mercedes SUV when she was approached by an off duty police officer who was working as security for a strip club in the immediate proximity of the incident,...

House Leaders Demand Details on PPP Small-Business Loan Program

As June 30 application deadline nears, newer and shorter forgiveness form announced By Charlene CrowellNNPA Newswire Contributor As the remaining days dwindle for small businesses to apply for loans through the federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), both banks and federal officials are being challenged by several House leaders to explain...

Black-Owned Laboratory Uses Artificial Intelligence-Based Drug Discovery Platform to Develop Treatment for COVID-19

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia The novel coronavirus has ravaged most of the globe, but in the U.S., African Americans and other communities of color have disproportionately born the lethal impact of the pandemic. Darnisha Harrison, a Louisiana State University grad and founder and CEO of Georgia-based Ennaid Therapeutics,...