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By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide The Virginia State NAACP believes ongoing actions by state Republican officials...

National Commentary

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Immediately following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, notable media personality Jemele Hill urged...

National Commentary

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Former President Barack Obama declared a family reunion at the White House on Wednesday,...

Hampton Roads Community News

HR Black Media Professionals To Host 40th Anniversary Event HAMPTON ROADS The Hampton Roads Black Media Professionals (HRBMP) are recognizing their role in the...

Hampton Roads Community News

CHESAPEAKE The Fifth Annual Presidential Volunteer Lifetime Achievement Awards presented to members of the Hampton Roads community took place on Saturday August 27, 2022....

Black Business News

Trailblazing News Anchor Inspired A Generation of Black Journalists By Marc H. Morial President and CEO National Urban League “The qualities that made him our...

Hampton Roads Community News

By Randy Singleton Community Affairs Correspondent New Journal and Guide NORFOLK Thousands of Hampton Roads residents lined Norfolk’s Waterside Drive as the Virginia CaribFest...

Black College News

By Randy Singleton Community Affairs Correspondent New Journal and Guide HAMPTON The Hampton University Pirates defeated, former MEAC rival, the Howard University Bisons on...

Black Arts and Culture

Although she lost in the third round to one of her young admirers, Serena Williams went out like the champion she has been, to...

Hampton Roads Community News

NEWPORT NEWS After a two-year break due to COVID, the Labor Day Cookout hosted annually by U.S. Congressman Bobby Scott returned to his waterfront...

National News

BALTIMORE, MD. A coalition of 13 civil rights and other activist groups are joining forces with the NAACP to participate in the American Journey...

  • OP-ED: A New Kind of Hope Lives Here
    NNPA NEWSWIRE — At Operation New Hope (ONH), we understand that people returning from incarceration face a multitude of barriers, with employment, transportation, and housing being three of the most reported obstacles. Without these necessities, people often feel less connected to their environments, creating communities that experience higher rates of crime, unemployment, and recidivism. The […]
  • Biden Student Debt Forgiveness Plan Begins, Not Ends
    NNPA NEWSWIRE — The good news is that of the 43 million people affected by the executive action, 20 million borrowers will have all of their debt cancelled. Many of these borrowers incurred student loans but dropped out of school, left with thousands in debt and lower earnings due to the lack of a degree. The […]
  • PRESS ROOM: Amazon Commits an Additional $147 Million to Create and Preserve 1,260 Affordable Homes Primarily with Minority-Led Developers Across and Close to Washington D.C.
    NNPA NEWSWIRE — The Amazon Housing Equity Fund has committed to create or preserve more than 10,000 affordable homes across the company’s hometown communities so far. Amazon’s commitment focuses on low-to-moderate income individuals and families, representing first responders, teachers, and service industry employees whose wages haven’t kept pace with escalating rents. The post PRESS ROOM: […]
  • Tax Rebates Coming in October to Help with Higher Costs Caused by Inflation
    Nancy Skinner, State Senator, District 9 issued the following statement on Tuesday, Sept. 13: Dear Constituent, Beginning in early October, most California residents will start receiving cash refunds to help respond to the higher costs caused by inflation. California’s Better for Families tax refund program was funded in the 2022-23 state budget and will provide […]
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