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    Living the Legacy, Freeing the People By Dr. Maulana Karenga The recent passing of Rev. Joseph Lowery, Rev. Cordy Tindell (C.T.) Vivian, and Rep. John Lewis, three major leaders of the civil rights phase of the Black Freedom Movement, rightfully causes and encourages us to lift them up and to recount and reflect on the ...
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    By Rikke Van Johnson On Wednesday, September 18, at the age of 107 years old the Lord called Emma Shaw home. She’s had her bags packed since she was 90, so 17 years later the matriarch of the Shaw family has moved to her eternal address. Emma was the 2nd born to James and Gertrude ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Correspondent Serena Williams lost her bid for what would have been her sixth U.S. Open Singles title. It was the second straight year that Williams lost in the finals. But, with 23 Grand Slam tournament titles and a .850 career winning percentage, Williams legacy as the world’s greatest tennis ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Aretha Franklin, arguably the greatest voice in music history, has died. The Queen of Soul was 76. “She will be so missed as a mother, sister, friend, cousin,” said longtime friend Roger Friedman, who also covered the Queen of Soul for decades and originally broke the story about her ...