Lights shine on NAACP Image Awards

The stars, which included an entrance by Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, shined at the 47th…

Julian Bond — American Revolutionary

One of Julian Bond’s heroes, Frederick Douglass, died at 77 in his Washington, D.C. home, cared…

Selma is today

Suppressive voting rights efforts. Open racial taunts. Young black men losing their lives to law enforcement.…

Phi Beta Sigma to Sponsor Documentary of Congressman John Lewis

Washington, DC- The John Lewis Documentary Project is the much anticipated film documenting the life and…

Ferguson’s Civil Rights Indictment

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department announced the findings of its two civil rights investigations related to…

My Civil Rights Year—Selma, Louisiana and Mrs. Caulfield’s Butterbeans

Editor’s Note: The opening of the movie Selma rekindled vivid memories for New America Media editor Paul…

Eric Holder Was Our Firewall Against GOP Bigotry

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson  One of the most poignant moments in Attorney General…

Still Fighting the War on Poverty

On the 50th anniversary on the war against poverty, President Obama gave a statement on a…

Why we still march

50 years after the seminal event of the civil rights era, the work is still unfinished…

A Close-up Look at ‘The Good Negro’

HOLLYWOOD-The Civil Rights Movement brought a lot of victories in the struggle for equality for African…

Why the New Minorities are Joining the Democratic Party

The Republican Party today has a race neutral and culturally accommodating philosophy.  What that means is…

Blacks Can’t Lose Sight of Social Justice

Commentary  By M. Starita Boyce Ansari, Ph.D. (Black News)-Fifty years ago, Americans from community after community…

NAACP Leader Was A Giant Among Men

Heroes sometimes relinquish their immortal status and become human. Once they become human they become mortal…

Freedom’s Sisters Get their Due

Black women’s contributions to this nation have been largely obscured and rendered nearly obsolete in history…