Congressional Black Caucus names Nevada’s Steven Horsford as new chair

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent, @StacyBrownMedia Democratic Rep. Steven Horsford, who earned the distinction of Nevada’s first African American State Senate Majority Leader, will lead the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) during the 118th Congress in January. Horsford, who won reelection to Nevada’s fourth congressional district in November, was announced as the


Acupuncture: don’t be afraid of the needles that heal

By Reginald Williams, Special to the AFRO According to the Healthcare System Performance Ranking, America ranks last in access to care, healthcare outcomes, and administrative efficiency. Simultaneously, the great United States is the most expensive healthcare system in the industrial world. Despite being one of the wealthiest nations worldwide, America’s citizens and healthcare systems are


Campaign Now Turns to the 13 Other Americans Detained Internationally: Brittney Griner’s Agent

*After being imprisoned for almost a year, Brittney Griner was finally released from a Russian penal colony following the intense campaign to bring her back home. As her fans, family and friends celebrated Griner’s release, her agent, Lindsay Colas, turned attention to other Americans detained in various prisons across the globe. “As patriots, our obligation