John R. Hatcher, III, Gets a Birthday Celebration

John R. Hatcher, III, Gets a Birthday Celebration

Mr. John R. Hatcher III, NAACP Ventura County President and life member has been a civil rights leader in the NAACP for over sixty year. For more than 38 years, the community has r ...

Black Caucus Members React to Tubman Replacing Jackson on the front of the $20 bill

Black Caucus Members React to Tubman Replacing Jackson on the front of the $20 bill

“The fact that this will be the first person of color is tremendous and that it will be a female is even more noteworthy,” Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) told the NNPA News Wire on ...

Oxnard Local Scheduled  to visit White House for International Jazz Day Concert

Oxnard Local Scheduled to visit White House for International Jazz Day Concert

The opportunity to share this incredible celebration with her daughter will be bittersweet as this has been an extremely difficult year for Angela with the loss of her eldest son i ...

“Urgency of Now” African American Mayors from Across the Country Meet with Federal Officials

“Urgency of Now” African American Mayors from Across the Country Meet with Federal Officials

Kansas City Mayor, Sly James, was sworn-in as the new AAMA President on Friday. He said, “We must keep our citizens safe by taking guns out of the hands of those who commit crimes; ...

New Lemonwood K-8 School Breaks Ground

New Lemonwood K-8 School Breaks Ground

On April 28, 2016, the District will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the new school. The ceremony will be held at 10:00 am at Lemonwood School, 2200 Carnegie ...

Two Keyplayers Shot Dead,  What’s Going On?

Two Keyplayers Shot Dead, What’s Going On?

A woman who filed a lawsuit connected to the Flint water crisis was shot dead on April 13 while a foreman working at the Flint’s Water Treatment Plant was also found dead on six da ...

Lawyers’ Troubled by Court’s Decision to Uphold N. Carolina’s Monster Voter Suppression Law

Lawyers’ Troubled by Court’s Decision to Uphold N. Carolina’s Monster Voter Suppression Law

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyers’ Committee) is disappointed by today’s ruling by the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, which ...

Lessons from Four Girlfriends on the Verge of Turning 100 Together

I’ve known her all my life’ is a phrase Leona Barnes, Gladys Butler, Ruth Hammett and Bernice Underwood can say in full truth. The more ...

April 28, 2016
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