Trump Administration Ramps Up Efforts to Dismantle Post Office

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia President Donald Trump has made no secret of his desire to dismantle the United States Postal Service or revamp the agency in a way that has angered Democrats and others who said it’s a tactic to prevent mail-in voting for the...

Joe Biden Selects Kamala Harris as His Running Mate

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia California Sen. Kamala Harris is Joe Biden’s choice for vice president. Following months of speculation and debate over whether Biden should pick a Black woman as his running mate, Harris was named Tuesday as Biden’s choice. Biden reportedly had called Rep....

Trump’s Housing Announcement Seen as So Racist, “It’s ‘Not Even A Dog

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia President Donald Trump has rolled back a Barack Obama-era housing rule intended to halt racial segregation and eliminate racial disparities in American suburbs. Trump announced on Wednesday, July 29, that he officially eliminated the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule that Obama...

Joe Biden 2020 for President Campaign Commits Major Ad Dollars to Black-Owned Media

By Stacy M. BrownNNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Presumptive Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden is ramping up his campaign with a record-setting $280 million advertising buy. During a telephone call on Wednesday, August 5, with the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), Biden campaign officials said they will spend $280 million...

Enhanced Unemployment Benefits End this Week

With Republicans in Congress dragging their feet on a new stimulus package that may or may not include an extension of federally-enhanced unemployment compensation, the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) is advising individuals receiving unemployment benefits, that the last week of eligibility for claimants filing for the extra Federal Pandemic Unemployment...

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,...