The 25 wealthiest dynasties on the planet control $1.4 trillion

The 25 wealthiest dynasties on the planet control $1.4 trillion

The numbers are mind-boggling: $70,000 per minute, $4 million per hour, $100 million per day. That’s how quickly the fortune of the Waltons, the clan behind Walmart Inc., has been growing since More »

Eritha “Akilé” Cainion: Florida’s 22 Year Old Political Challenge

Eritha “Akilé” Cainion: Florida’s 22 Year Old Political Challenge

Eritha “Akilé” Cainion, traditionally known as Akilé Anai, is a 22-year-old city council candidate, born and raised in southside St. Petersburg, Florida. More »

Eritha Akilé Cainion:  End the voter suppression of the black community

Eritha Akilé Cainion: End the voter suppression of the black community

St. Petersburg, FL: The struggle for the right of black people in the U.S. to participate in the electoral arena is one that is ongoing. In the 1960s, all throughout this country, More »

Woni Spotts: First Black Woman to Leave A Mark on Every Continent in the World

Woni Spotts: First Black Woman to Leave A Mark on Every Continent in the World

Many people dream of traveling around the world but only a few could really achieve that. But Woni Spotts has completed her goal of visiting every country and continent in the world, and More »

Teen Mom Graduates High School as Valedictorian With More Than $1M in Scholarships

Teen Mom Graduates High School as Valedictorian With More Than $1M in Scholarships

Lamyrical Harris, a teenage mother and a high school senior student in Tennessee, has recently graduated as the valedictorian of her class. She was also offered over $1 million in scholarships from More »

 

Category Archives: Perspective

Black Press of America On National Alert in Wake of Domestic Terrorism

Working closely with law enforcement professionals in several states, the FBI announced the arrest of former pizza delivery driver, Cesar Sayoc. Sayoc, a White American male from Aventura, Florida, has been charged with five Federal crimes, including mailing an incendiary device and threatening a former president.

The Gantt Report – The Devil and the Babies

By Lucius Gantt

I try to respect all religions. I don’t tell people when or what they should believe in or how they should worship.
However, in my mind, it is obvious that you can’t serve two different Masters!

How the Government Built a Trap for Black Youth

From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America

Elizabeth Hinton’s richly researched new book barrels toward one chilling conclusion: beginning as early as the Johnson administration, federal authorities-regardless of political affiliation-

SHE’S A BAD MAMá JAMá: Underworld to the Underbelly Drug War”

by Morsheborlatin Zonta Varbon-Fait Accompli

This is the hardest article to have put in words.
The words were filtrated, articulated, matriculated, infiltrated, only to deviate as we enter the caverns and caves away from the norm of what we call proper journalism.

Black Youth Must Take the Mantle of Leadership in America

Now Is the Time for For Black Youth To Carry On…

By Jeffrey L. Boney (NNPA Newswire Political Analyst)

Without being given much direction, Black youth have seemingly taken matters into their own hands, relative to their future here in America, by strategizing, organizing and mobilizing.

Accountability: More Than Just A Campaign “Botty Call”

Since qualifying has ended and the voter registration deadline loops, candidates for political office are engaging in debates and forums and opening local campaign offices. It is definitely not a sleepy midterm election coming up Nov. 6, neither should it be considered

Bear cubs are left to drown by their mother,

before fishermen step in to save them

Bear & cubs are part of the animal kingdom and the animal kingdom is one that we will never truly understand – no matter how hard we try. Jane Goodall tried her hardest to integrate into the world of wild chimpanzees, David Attenborough has attempted to show us the deepest and darkest spots in the ocean, and Steve Irwin has even tried to prove that crocodiles

Not Star Wars but Starbucks: From Boycott to Victory

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Phillip Jackson, Founder and Chairman, Board of Directors The Black Star Project

If Howard Shultz wasn’t the founder of Starbucks, he would have been one of the boycott protesters with us. He said he was “embarrassed” and “ashamed” by the arrest of two Black men in a Starbucks Store in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania who were taken away by police and subsequently