Government, Community and Faith-based Leaders Join Forces to Champion the Fight Against COVID-19

By Darryl Sellers 2021 has brought with it, more daunting challenges in the African American community’s fight against COVID-19. More transmissible variants of the coronavirus which have emerged are swiftly sweeping their way across the United States. This latest trend in the year-long pandemic is especially troubling for Black people...

President Biden’s Racial Equity Initiative: Moving Marginalized Communities Toward America’s Bounty

By Charlene CrowellNNPA Newswire On Jan. 26, President Joe Biden took steps to bring the nation towards the long-promised, but never realized, pledge of racial justice. Four executive orders signed that day make clear that the new Administration will take meaningful and corrective actions.   The Department of Housing and Urban Development...

What We’re Saying: Yeah, Ya’ Right, Mayor Cantrell!

We Have TOO LITTLE to LOSE! Plans to build a hotel in the footprint of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Development District received a pretty tough blow in recent days with a clear and resounding voice of dissent from Mayor LaToya Cantrell. It’s not the she doesn’t think the...