By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire, @StacyBrownMedia New Jersey was plunged into mourning as the news of the untimely death of Lt. Gov. Sheila Y. Oliver shook the state. The 71-year-old died on Aug. 1, just one day after being rushed to the hospital due to an undisclosed medical issue. In a heartbreaking statement, the
Story by Petty Officer 1st Class Brian Reynolds, Commander, Submarine Group Nine NAVAL BASE KITSAP – BANGOR, Wash. – The blue crew of the Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Nebraska (SSBN 739) held a change of command ceremony at the Naval Base Kitsap – Bangor Chapel at Silverdale, Washington, July 27, 2023. During the ceremony
Conservative group files lawsuit against venture capital fund that offers help to Black women-owned Businesses
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent, @StacyBrownMedia With the white sheets removed, the hoods now off, and the dog whistles as overt as they were during Jim Crow and the struggle for civil rights in the mid-20th century, a conservative group that spearheaded the Supreme Court’s overturning of affirmative action now has
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent, @StacyBrownMedia As the United States commemorates 50 years of mass incarceration, researchers and experts call for a comprehensive reimagining of the public safety infrastructure to prevent another 50 years of this troubling trend.The Sentencing Project, a leading criminal justice reform organization, has released a groundbreaking report
By Megan SaylesAFRO Business Writermsayles@afro.com Southwest Baltimore native Jamye Wooten is the creator of CLLCTIVLY, which brings together Black-led social change organizations in Greater Baltimore to spur collaboration and maximize impact. The organization maintains an online directory of existing organizations in the area to prevent the fragmentation and duplication of services. It also engages the
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Following a series of intense live auditions, the much-anticipated Top 10 participants of the Gospel Groove Talent Quest (2023) have been officially unveiled! The Journey which began with 140 participants dedicatedly immersed into the MINDUSTRY academy, whilst convincing the judges with their musical skills and prowess, finally witnesses the top candidates who will passionately bring
CeCe Winans is the cover artist for the latest issue of Rolling Out talking about faith, tour, fashion and being honored at the 2023 Stellar Awards. Read the full article HERE.
Christian Copyright Licensing International (CCLI) announced today three leadership promotions: Gary Christensen, a 25-year veteran of the company, has been appointed to President, Nate Scott has been named SVP, Operations, and Jay Sudarma has been promoted from Global Marketing Manager to Global Director of Marketing.
Syntax Creative is excited to announce their new partnership with GRAMMY-nominated and thirteen-time Dove Award winning songwriter, Cindy Morgan and her recently launched, Roho Records. The Nashville-based songwriter’s upcoming project will be a series of singles in anticipation of her new album, The Sounds of Jubilee. The lead single, “Jubilee,” was released on July 14th