By Stacy M. BrownNNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia Mississippi’s congressional delegation has called on President Joe Biden to posthumously award civil rights icon Medgar Wiley Evers with the Presidential Medal […]
The original March on Washington, a cornerstone of the civil rights movement, drew approximately 250,000 participants in 1963. Its influence paved the way for significant legislative milestones, including the passage of federal civil rights and voting rights laws in the 1960s. The erosion of voting rights, recent Supreme Court rulings that impact affirmative action and abortion rights, and the rise of hate and violence against marginalized communities, however, punctuate the current commemoration.
Named the “Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley National Monument,” the historic memorial will span three sites in Illinois and Mississippi, symbolizing locations that played a central role in Till’s heartbreaking […]
By Tyler Carter Mississippi continues to be in the national spotlight after recent allegations levied against one of the state’s native sons’ in Brett Favre. Favre, a Kiln native has […]
As Jackson, Mississippi’s water crisis continues, we take a look at how we got here, how its impacting the primarily Black community and what community members are doing to help.
NNPA Newswire NEW YORK – The Southern Prisons Coalition, a group of civil and human rights organizations, submitted a new report to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of All Forms […]
David Banner has been refining his presence in the music industry and the black American cultural community for more than 20 years now. Currently his projects are numerous, but he […]
Named after Emmett Till, a 14-year-old African American savagely murdered by a group of white men in Mississippi in 1955, the legislation received push back from three Republicans – Andrew […]