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    By Stacy M. Brown Harvard President Claudine Gay has resigned, making her tenure the shortest in the university’s history. The decision comes after just six months and two days in office, amidst mounting allegations of plagiarism and criticism over her handling of antisemitism issues on campus. Harvard University spokesperson Jonathan L. Swain declined to comment ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent On the anniversary of the iconic March on Washington, civil rights leaders and a diverse coalition of allies convened at the historic gathering site to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and advocate for renewed commitment to social justice. The event, convened by ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Throngs of renown activists, powerhouse organizations, and marchers of all persuasions dedicated to the cause will converge on Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC to revisit the same social justice ground their parents once fought – some to their death — to protect. Led by Martin Luther King, III, Board Chairman of the ...
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    By Dianne Anderson For some nonprofits in Orange County, funding has been pouring down through the Equity in OC Initiative to help spur capacity building for BIPOC organizations with grant opportunities, including a Power Building Fund, Organizational Participation Grants, and Social Determinants of Health Implementation Grants. Last year, NAN OC, Rev. Sharpton’s organization, received the ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Chances are the charges to decide the death penalty against a Black defendant are predictable whenever a prosecutor leads the case with whether he was dating a white woman, or an assumption that Black men choose white women to get ahead in life. Just the comfort level that Orange County District Attorney ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Going into the 2024 election, it seems like voters have a jump on time, but not so fast. Despite an overwhelming trail of contempt charges, it looks like Trump supporters are pushing for a replay of the last Administration, and that worries Darlene Futrel, president of the Orange County National Action Network. ...