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National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Launches 10-Day Voter Education and Mobilization Countdown

Florida Black Youth Vote kicks off 10-day countdown to Election Day on FAMU campus   Washington, DC – In an effort to increase Black voter turnout for the Nov. 4 election, this past...

Funeral services set for beloved civil rights activist and Call and Post Editor Connie Harper

Services to be held at Olivet Institutional Baptist Church in Cleveland on Saturday, November 1 CLEVELAND, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Funeral services for Constance D. Harper, Editor-in-Chief...

PROSECUTORS PLAY BIG ROLE IN “JAMES CROW” PROSECUTIONS

By Sherwood Ross Allowing prosecutors to jam our prisons with five times the number of inmates as 1970, largely with young brown and black males, is the signature of America’s new, slick...

OBAMA PLEDGED GOVERNMENT “TRANSPARENCY” BUT THREATENS INVESTIGATIVE REPORTERS

By Sherwood Ross President Obama, who pledged to run a “transparent” White House, instead is threatening reporters with trial and imprisonment if they don’t reveal the identities of...

Child Slavery Alive and Well in Each Bite of Chocolate you Eat this Halloween

The delicious candy bars you eat which can lead to tooth decay, diabetes, cancer, heart disease and Alzheimers contain chocolate extracted from child slavery and processed sugar. The combination of...

Young Ohioans Rally on Steps of Statehouse to Lift Up Need for Policy Changes Against Police Brutality

OSA and Allies Host Rally to Address Growing Police Violence In Communities of Color   On Saturday, October 18, at 12:00 pm, The Ohio Student Association (OSA), the Ohio Organizing Collaborative...

Gov’t Fails to Disclose Fluoride’s Disproportionate Harm to Black Community

NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Government health authorities knew over 50 years ago that black Americans suffered greater harm from fluoridation, yet failed to warn the black...

Amidst Vigilantism & Police Violence Dream Defenders Propose Marketing Bulletproof Vests to Minors

As Midterms Approach #VestOrVote Billboard Campaign, Parody Website, and New PSA Dramatize Choice Facing Communities of Color Impacted by Violence *** View Vest Sales Page HERE:...

Miss UVI’s First to Bring Home National Hall of Fame Crown

Miss UVI Elisa Thomas made history when she won the title of Miss National Black College Alumni (NBCA) Hall of Fame – becoming the first Miss UVI to win that crown. Thomas competed against 20 other...

Historic Metropolitan A.M.E. Church and the Daniel Payne Community Development Corporation Host 4th Annual Moneywise Financial Empowerment Summit

Speakers include Kelvin Boston, George Fraser, Denise Rolark Barnes, Andy Shallal   Washington, D.C.-Metropolitan A.M.E. Church and The Daniel Alexander Payne Community Development Corporation...