History

The Storied History of the Black Press: “The Pillars of Black America’s Struggle for Justice”

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Correspondent Since the founding of the Black Press 192 years ago, African American-owned newspapers have served their communities in ways that no other publications have. Historically, these publications have […]

History

Eakin Commemorates Contributions of First Female Board of Education Member With Historical Marker

NASHVILLE, TN — Eakin Elementary School joined with Mayor David Briley, Councilmember Burkley Allen, students, parents and other officials to commemorate a historical marker honoring Elizabeth Atchison Eakin (1858-1936), the first woman to serve as […]