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By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Boston Celtics Legend Bill Russell, one of professional basketball’s greatest players and the sport’s...

Black Arts and Culture

Special To The New Journal and Guide On July 30, Nichelle Nichols, known for her role as communications officer Lt....

Hampton Roads Community News

CHESAPEAKE The ribbon cutting ceremony of the new Buffalow Family And Friends Multipurpose Center was held on July 20 as supporters, partners, and elected...

Politics

By Charlene Crowell (TriceEdneyWire.com) Runaway prices for food, fuel and housing make most consumers anxious about whether they will have enough money for a given month....

Black College News

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide Dr. Marie Valentine McDemmond, 76, Norfolk State University’s third president, and the first...

Education

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide In 2021 when Republican Glenn Youngkin was elected Governor, there were...

Hampton Roads Community News

Portsmouth To Survey Its Minority Firms PORTSMOUTH The City of Portsmouth will be conducting a Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) Disparity Study to...

Black Business News

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide The Department of Historical Resources (DHR) on July 21, selected a...

Hampton Roads Community News

ODU News| Sonja Stills ’93 greeted her appointment in January as the first female commissioner of the Division I Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference with a...

Hampton Roads Community News

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide Today, there are 56 members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) sitting in the...

  • Moore Brown: Maryland Set to Have Two Black Statewide Officials
    NNPA NEWSWIRE — If they are elected, Maryland would be the first state to have two Black statewide officials. Wes Moore has caught lightning in a bottle. He has run ads that have been narrated by Oprah Winfrey and has captured the excitement of the moment in Maryland.
  • White House Releases New Policy Goals for Sub-Saharan Africa
    NNPA NEWSWIRE — “The region will factor prominently in efforts to end the COVID-19 pandemic; tackle the climate crisis; reverse the global tide of democratic backsliding; address global food insecurity; promote gender equity and equality; strengthen an open and stable international system; shape the rules of the world on vital issues like trade, cyber, and […]
  • OP-ED: Diversifying American Media Ownership Must Become a National Priority
    NNPA NEWSWIRE — The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and the National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters (NABOB) are working together to encourage the media and advertising industries to become more proactive and committed to diversity from the C-suites to the decision-making managers. But more needs to be done to increase and to enhance the […]
  • OPINION: Are We About to See the Permanent Exclusion of Most Black People from Construction Jobs in Oakland?
    By Kitty Epstein For decades Black people in Oakland have obtained 9% or less of the work hours on publicly funded construction projects. So…for jobs that are paid for by all of our tax dollars, Black residents, who make up 23% of Oakland’s population, get only 9% of the relatively well-paid work doing construction. How […]
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