Black Pianist Tours Segregated South with White Chauffeur in Road Trip Dramedy

December 06, 2018 

By Kam Williams 

Contributing Writer 

 

Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali) was a promising prodigy whose formal training in classical piano began when he was admitted to Russia's... Read more...

Viola Davis to Portray Shirley Chisholm in Film by Amazon Studios

December 06, 2018 

By Lauren Victoria Burke 

NNPA Newswire 

 

Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis will portray legendary politician Shirley Chisholm in a feature film for Amazon Studios. Chisholm... Read more...

Coalition Wants End to Broadcasting Music That Encourages Violence Against Blacks

December 06, 2018 

By Stacy M. Brown 

NNPA Newswire 

 

Organizations and movements representing African Americans in general, and Black Women in particular, said they’ve continued to unite... Read more...

Indictments and Trials Finally Come in Police Shootings of Blacks, Minorities

December 06, 2018 

By Stacy M. Brown 

NNPA Newswire 

 

Recent indictments and convictions suggest a swinging pendulum, and at least some cracks in the “Blue Wall” that all too often conspires... Read more...

The Growing and Disproportionate Imprisonment of Black Women in America

December 06, 2018 

By Stacy M. Brown 

NNPA Newswire 

 

Missy Venable (not her real name) said she has trouble sleeping at night.

 

It’s not the typical case of insomnia.... Read more...

News

Congressional Gold Medal Solidifies Tuskegee Airman Honor

Congressional Gold Medal Solidifies Tuskegee Airman Honor

November 29, 2018  By GLENN ROLFE  Delaware State News    Georgetown native Artishia Mae Conaway Stephens finally has her Tuskegee Airman wings.   And...

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Community

Oh, the Places Kyle Clark Will Go in His Brand-New Hyundai Kona

Oh, the Places Kyle Clark Will Go in His Brand-New Hyundai Kona

December 06, 2018  By Lauren Floyd  Contributing Writer    Thanks to Hyundai and Taste of Soul 2018, Kyle-Kyson Clark is one step closer to becoming...

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Sports News

Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury Fight Invigorates Boxing with Controversial Draw Decision

Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury Fight Invigorates Boxing with Controversial Draw Decision

December 06, 2018  By Lauren A. Jones  Contributing Writer    Tyson Fury, the 256½-pound Englishman, was laid out on his back panting as Deontay...

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Arts & Culture

‘Blood Brother’ is about brotherhood … and love.— Trey Songz

‘Blood Brother’ is about brotherhood … and love.— Trey Songz

December 06, 2018  By Lapacazo Sandoval  Contributing Writer    Trey Songz is a charming, unassuming, and friendly. He’s also confident, polite...

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