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Mary Flowers Spratt:  I grew up with some white kids in Arkansas. Until we were 12 years old, I could call my friend by her first name. But as soon as she turned 12, then I had to call her Miss Ann.

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In the race to see who will faceoff against President Donald Trump in 2020 (provided he is not impeached in the House and convicted in the Senate) Democratic voters are narrowing down their choices. 

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From 1849 to 1865, Minnesotans developed some of their communities with money from sales of real estate to southern slaveholders, despite Minnesota's legal prohibition of slavery. Dr. Christopher Lehman, professor of ethnic studies at St. Cloud State University, will present on his new book …

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UPDATE: Naila Pantoja-Perez was located by Minneapolis Police in South Minneapolis tonight (Oct. 24) at 8:30 p.m. According to Minneapolis police is safe and sound. Serenity Jones and an adult male have been taken into custody. 

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Ilhan Omar announced she is endorsing Sen. Bernie Sanders’ bid for the White House.

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In a joint teleconference broadcast live from the Four Season’s Hotel in New York’s Financial District, the Black News Channel (BNC) and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) announced the official launch date and time for the nation’s first 24-hour all-news television channel…

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The annual We IMPACT! Celebration, Saturday October 19, 2019 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Science Museum of Minnesota, showcases talented African-American youth in leadership and recognizes powerful Community Impactors who have demonstrated exemplary life-long service to community and society.

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On the first anniversary of his imprisonment, Bill Cosby received a visit from Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., civil rights leader and lead-member of the famed political prisoner group known as the Wilmington 10.

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Dave Colling has been chosen to lead the West Broadway Business and Area Coalition (WBC) as executive director.

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An outpouring of condolences are being expressed in the wake of the passing of revered legislator, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD).

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Ramsey County Attorney John Choi and Washington County Attorney Pete Orput announced an effort to help people move beyond the barriers and collateral consequences associated with past justice system involvement.

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Dr. Lonnie Bunch III, the 14th secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, sat down for an exclusive interview with National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) President and CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

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The case of Amber Guyger and Botham Jean is the most sobering example of implicit bias and the need for a retraining of police throughout our nation. 

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July may get all the glory for its patriotic displays of fireworks, but when it comes to a true explosion of colors, it’s tough to beat the show put on each year by September and October.