History

First Woman on the Roll of Union Bethel AME Church, Bought Freedom for Herself and Other Slaves

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia In her early years, Alethia Browning Tanner sold vegetables in a produce stall near President’s Square – now known as Lafayette Square – in what […]

Featured

NNPA President and CEO Dr. Ben Chavis Named Among 100 Most Influential Blacks Today

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Washington, D.C. – National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) President and CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., was named to the inaugural CORE Multimedia Group’s 100 Most […]

Health & Wellness

African American Physician Dr. Susan Moore Chronicles the Racist Medical Care That Led to Her Death

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire  The disparities in health care treatment for African Americans extend not only to the millions of underserved patients in U.S. hospitals and medical facilities but also, sadly, to frontline […]