Tag: National

Southeast / Florida - 1 month ago

Michelle Obama set to release memoir

Michelle Obama’s memoir, one of the most highly anticipated books in recent years, is coming out Nov. 13. The former first lady tweeted Sunday that the book, to come out a week after the 2018 midterm elections, is called “Becoming.” Publisher P...

Midwest / Indiana - 5 months ago

Educating black students in new Jim Crow era

Panelist Terri Watson, an educator at CCNY, said that there’s a need for safer communities for Black students. (The City College of New York) By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) After decades of desegregation efforts, federal civil rig...

Midwest / Indiana - 5 months ago

Fats Domino, rock ‘n’ roll pioner, dead at 89

Fats Domino, the rock pioneer who inspired Elvis Presley, the Beatles and countless other superstars, died Wednesday, October 25, 2017. (Nationaal Archief/Wikimedia Commons) Influenced Elvis, the Beatles, host of other rockers By Stacy Brown (Th...