BALDWIN DOCUMENTARY “I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO” RECEIVES OSCAR NOD

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) On February 1, the first day of Black History Month, the National Museum of African American History and...

The 300 march for victory at YWCA’s Unity March

BY JURRY TAALIB-DEEN Journal Staff Writer “….When Latino, and Latina people are called criminals, and rapists, we rise. When people with disabilities are mocked, we rise....

Mecca Temple 43 hosts annual golf outing for scholarships

Featured Photo: Winners of the two person scramble are, from left, David and Sly Johnson of Monroe, Michigan, first place, Oscar Jones, and Leo Thomas...

Families trace roots to formation of the U.S. at reunion

BY JURRY TAALIB-DEEN Journal Staff Writer Over 150 years ago, in the deep-south, Vicksburg, Mississippi, to be specific, Henry Johnson Sr. fired the first cannon to...

The Byrds flock to family reunion and birthday celebration

BY JURRY TAALIB-DEEN Journal Staff Writer The Byrd family has a lot to be thankful for, according to family members. In the past, they’ve lost love...