Bennett Hosts Virtual Open House In March

Bennett Belles Graduation Bennett College is sponsoring a virtual College Open House on March 13, 2021, 11 a.m.   The College is inviting all high school and middle school students. Interested prospective student may register at: The Office of Admissions goal is to admit/recruit young women that are intelligent, talented and inspire to become strong female leaders. At Bennett you can look forward to engaging with respected scholars who provide

NC Courage Co-Owner, Osaka, Wins In Australia

Naomi Osaka wins 4th Grand Slam at Australian Open Naomi Osaka already is a star at age 23. She has the four Grand Slam titles, the record-breaking endorsement deals and the willingness to speak her mind to prove it. Now the question is: Where does she go from here? It was telling that the second question posed to Osaka at the news conference following her 6-4, 6-3 victory over Jennifer Brady

It’s Official! Joe Biden Won

Joe Biden WASHINGTON (AP) — The Electoral College decisively confirmed Joe Biden on Monday as the nation’s next president, ratifying his November victory in an authoritative state-by-state repudiation of President Donald Trump’s refusal to concede he had lost. The presidential electors gave Biden a solid majority of 306 electoral votes to Trump’s 232, the same margin that Trump bragged was a landslide when he won the White House four years

Afro Comicon 2020

By Noah Washington, NNPA Newswire Contributor The Blerd Binder covers nerdy news for the Black nerds of the world. We welcome you to take the journey with us as we talk about subjects ranging from movies to music to tech to toys.  If you’re a Blerd (Black nerd) that’s been living in Oakland, California for the past few years, your living space would have to be located under a rock

OpEd : My Message To Black America

By: President Donald J. Trump In 2016, I had a straightforward question for Black Americans: “What do you have to lose?” Black Americans don’t have to ask what they have to lose in 2020. Instead, the question should now be, “how much more do we have to gain?” As your President, I’ve done more for the Black community than Democrats like Joe Biden have done in 47 years, and we

This Nonviolent Stuff’ll Get You Killed, A Book Review

BY KARL CAMERON, Staff Writer The events that Charles E. Cobb, Jr., former SNCC Field Secretary, writes about in his book titled, “This Nonviolent Stuff’ll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible” is a story as old as America itself. Many notable names in the civil rights movement will jump out at the readers as he journeys through Mr. Cobb’s recollection of civil rights struggles of

Court Reinstates S. Carolina Ballot Witness Requirement

Voters wait in line outside the Richland County election office on the first day of in-person absentee voting in South Carolina WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday reinstated a requirement that South Carolina residents voting by mail in November’s election get a witness to sign their ballots. Democrats had sought to have the requirement put on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic, but Republicans had defended it as

Phase 3 Opening For NC

North Carolina will ease cautiously some restrictions while continuing safety measures to combat the spread of COVID-19 as the state’s metrics remained stable in September, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. “Our top priority remains getting children back to in-person learning. This month marks a major shift for many families now and in the coming months as schools open their doors, some for the first time since the pandemic,” said Governor

CA Governor Signs Corporate Boardroom Diversity Law

Assemblyman Chris Holden, D-Pasadena, watches as the votes are posted for a measure at the Assembly in Sacramento, Calif. Hundreds of California-based corporations must have directors from racial or sexual minorities on their boards under a first-in-the-nation bill signed Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, by Gov. Gavin Newsom, that Holden authored. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of California-based corporations must have directors from racial or sexual minorities on their boards under

Will We Survive This?

By Dani Ross, Staff Writer An Analysis Black people have been many things in America. We have been property, a fraction of a person, enslaved, marginalized, displaced, disregarded and disrespected. There has always been a certain hatred for dark skinned people in America, but today is something different. When the first enslaved people were brought to America, they were brought here against their will. They were used as human farm