Jun 10

Deshauna Barber, Miss D.C. Wins the Miss USA Crown

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By: Emily Heil Miss District of Columbia Deshauna Barber didn’t just pick up the coveted crown during Sunday night’s televised Miss USA pageant — she threw down an unusually forceful answer during the beauty contest’s typically insipid interview portion that had the audience cheering. Asked by fashion stylist Joe Zee, one of the celebrity judges, …

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Jun 10

MUHAMMAD ALI REMEMBERED AS “THE GREATEST” AND A “TRUE AMERICAN HERO”

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Inside and Outside of the Ring, The Champ Made a Difference By Stacy M. Brown (The Washington Informer, NNPA Member) Muhammad Ali’s historic win against George Foreman in Kinshasa, Zaire in 1974 was perhaps the greatest of all of his ring victories. Ali dropped Foreman in the eighth round of that heavyweight bout known as …

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Jun 03

Roosevelt Jessie’s 90th Birthday Celebrates Generational Family Legacy

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By: Tony McCray Family and friends of the Jessie Family from all over the country celebrated Roosevelt Jessie’s 90th Birthday with storytelling, verbal and musical tributes, food, party and gospel music, dancing, and song this past weekend.  The celebration began at V. Paul’s Restaurant on Palafox St. in Downtown Pensacola and ending up at the …

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Jun 03

U.S. Lawmakers, Mentors Reach Out to Young, Black Males at Recent Forum

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By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA News Wire Contributor) Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) hosted a recent summit on Capitol Hill focused on mentoring for African American males. Wilson was joined by Reps. Danny Davis (D-Ill.), Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.), Joaquin Castro (D-Texas), and Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.). Rep. Wilson created a program called “5000 Role Models,” a dropout …

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Jun 03

“ROOTS” Remake Targets Younger Audience

Forest Whitaker (left) and Malachi Kirby star in the "Roots" remake airing on The History Channel. (THC)

By:Freddie Allen (NNPA News Wire National News Editor) Tony Award winner Anika Noni Rose admitted that she questioned why Mark Wolper, the son of the producer of the groundbreaking 1977 miniseries “Roots,” would ever consider returning to that story. The original miniseries, based on Alex Haley’ Pulitzer Prize-winning 1976 novel “Roots: The Saga of an …

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May 27

Par Four Sponsors Unity Golf Tournament

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  By: Tonya Jackson On Saturday, May 21st, the Par Four Golf Club sponsored their annual Unity Golf Championship. With nearly 50 golfers in attendance, it was a battle for the Ryder Cup. In the end, the Cup went home with the United Brothers who will keep it until the next winner is crowned in …

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May 27

Pensacola Caring Hearts Serves Over 1000 Families at Zion Hope

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By: Tony McCray Saturday, May 21st Pensacola Caring Hearts provided food to 1,068 families, with 35,000 to 40,000 pounds of food at Zion Hope Primitive Baptist Church from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm in the church’s parking lot. If the average family size had been four persons per family, the impact would have been 3204 …

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