Black America By Christopher C. Herring
This Week's Issue
San Antonio MLK March 2020 Gallery
HOW SAN ANTONIO FOUGHT FOR A MARTIN LUTHER KING TEXAS HOLIDAY
January 22, 2020
SPURS BEAT- TRADE DEADLINE APPROACHING
OBAMA HONORS KING FOR 'POETIC BRILLIANCE' & 'MORAL CLARITY'
March 27, 2019
By: Stacy M. Brown, NNPA
(March 24, 2019) - The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) kicked off Black Press Week in Washington, D.C., with a welcome rec...
March 5, 2019
By: Waseem Ali
THE POWER OF ONE
When will you get tired of giving in? A look back at Rosa Parks as we conclude Black History Month
As we conclude another Bl...
February 27, 2019
By: Fernando Rover Jr.
Before the term “ghosting” founds its way amongst the Black dating culture, one Black woman wrote a whole novel about it.
In 1989, then-u...
January 9, 2019
By: Jo Harris
SAN ANTONIO’S FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN CONTRACTOR PASSES AWAY
Walter Rodgers, Jr. passed away on January 2, 2019. Mr. Rodgers was the owner o...
January 2, 2019
By: Wornie Reed, Director of the Race and Social Policy Research Center at Virginia Tech
December 26, 2018 -- As 2018 comes to an end, we close out a 50 year period that began with the tumultuous 1968. This was the year Martin L...
June 20, 2018
By: Representative Eric Johnson, Texas House of Representatives
On June 19, 1865, enslaved African Americans in Texas were informed they were free, more than two years after the signing of the E...
May 30, 2018
By: Ed Davis
California named after a Black Woman?
Our next ‘real deal’ is a Shero, did you know that the state of California was named after a woman? H...
April 11, 2018
Contributor Oprah Winfrey with Bryan Stevenson CBS NEWS
Oprah Winfrey ( CNN Contributor) reports on the Alabama memorial dedicated to thousands of African-American men, women and children lynched...
April 4, 2018
By: Stephanie Zarriello
TODAY, we honor and remember the legacy and life of the late Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., as today marks 50 years since he was sho...