Category Archives: World News

Reigniting Our Civilization is a Resolution Not a Slogan… Launching the Translation Challenge

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Yesterday the world celebrated International Translation Day, honoring the instrumental role translators play in bridging civilizations, cultures and generations. The knowledge that translators preserve

Who — Or What — Will Rebuild Houston?

The U.S. already needed thousands of additional construction workers.

Then Harvey, Irma and Maria hit.

A few days after Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas, pummeling the state with devastating flooding, a home remodeling contractor in Detroit sent a text to her four employees, asking if they would be up for temporarily moving to Houston.

Federal Marijuana Laws

 Know Your Marijuana Laws

 

Suit to halt Pa. marijuana program may cause ‘pain, agony, & death’

 If Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program is delayed, “people will be forced to needlessly endure excruciating pain, agony, and, in some cases, death,” according to State Sen. Daylin Leach, prime

NASA Denounces Slaves on Mars Conspiracy Theory with Alex Jones shout out

How Did I Miss That? An Island Appears Off East Coast;

NASA Denies Keeping Slaves on Mars

Steve Russell

CNN reported a new island has appeared practically overnight off the coast of North Carolina in an area protected as Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

“There is no truth to the rumor,” my cousin Ray Sixkiller assured me, “that the Eastern Band Cherokees sent a party of explorers to ‘discover’ the new island.”

CHICAGO CRUSADER PUBLISHER DOROTHY LEAVELL ELECTED NEW CHAIRMAN OF THE NNPA

Newly-elected NNPA Chairman Dorothy Leavell gives remarks during the 2017 NNPA Legacy Awards Gala as outgoing chair, Washington Informer publisher Denise Rolark Barnes looks on. (Roy Lewis/NNPA)

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor)

Shortly, before the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s (NNPA) annual Legacy Awards Gala, NNPA members elected veteran Chicago Crusader publisher Dorothy Leavell to serve as chairman of the group for the next two years (2017-2019).

Leavell succeeds Washington Informer publisher Denise Rolark Barnes, who served in the role for the past two years.

Technology Will Be Key to Mobilizing the Black Vote in 2018

By Roger Caldwell

As a child growing up in the 1950’s and 60’s, I don’t understand millennia’s’ fixation on texting, and their spending hours on other social media platforms. I am engaged with the internet, and I spend limited time on Facebook, but I am somewhat lost when trying to understand all the other platforms and new technologies.

“The internet is the largest community in history – as big as the global population in 1960’s. It crosses every border and culture. And enough people are connected that the internet has become a planetary infrastructure for communication and collaboration,” says Dex Torricke-Barton – writer at the Medium.

Why Does Main Street Media Refuse to Talk About Black America?

By Roger Caldwell

“This is the press, an irresponsible press. It will make the criminal look like he’s a victim and make the victim look like he’s the criminal. If you aren’t careful, the newspaper will have you hating the people who are oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing,” says Malcolm X.

The majority of newsrooms in America are run by Whites, and it is no surprise that only certain kinds of Black stories are being published. Most White people don’t understand that implicit racial bias is part of their DNA, and anything associated with Black skin is considered negative.