Category : Washington DC

Northeast / Washington DC - 4 weeks ago

Schumer: Republican Senators in Fear of Trump

On Dec. 19, NNPA Newswire interviewed Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.). The discussion covered a wide range of topics, focusing primarily on the impeachment of the president. The senator also shared some insight on his conversations with...

Northeast / Washington DC - 4 weeks ago

Group Demands Full Kwanzaa Exhibit in NMAAHC

For another year, no Pan-African functions have been scheduled to take place at the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) during Kwanzaa. Museum officials chose instead to host a Kwanzaa-themed family event earlier this mon...

Northeast / Washington DC - 4 weeks ago

ADAMS-WADE: Mama in the Classroom

I wrote my first column in 1988 for a local Dallas newspaper. I wrote about a beloved Dallas guidance counselor and teacher that most students called “Mama.” Chew on that for a minute. A teacher that students called “Mama.” Th...

Northeast / Washington DC - 4 weeks ago

Health Updates You May Need to Know

At least 1,300 people have died from the flu so far this season, according to a preliminary estimate released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There have been at least 2.6 million flu illnesses and 23,000 flu-related hospital...

Northeast / Washington DC - 1 month ago

Best Films of 2019

#1) Queen & Slim (****) – Easily the most talked about black movie of the year. Director Melina Matsoukas (HBO’s Insecure) and screenwriter Lena Waithe (TV’s Master of None) weave a very modern crime tale and a poignant love story together....

Northeast / Washington DC - 1 month ago

Actor Brian J. White

By Taroue Brooksphotos by is Rowan Daly How did you begin your acting career?  As an extra in the Best Man, then meeting with a casting Director named Chemin Bernard who gave me an opportunity [...] The post Actor Brian J. White appeared first on Hea...