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Friday, September 24, 2021



A Feast Of Black Theatre In Winston-Salem

By A. Peter Bailey (Trice Edney Wire) - There was an educational, compelling, entertaining, exciting, "marvtastic" and thought-provoking feast of Black Theatre recently in Winston-Salem,...

Movie Review: The Butler

By Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic It’s about time. Finally a major-release film about the African American  struggle for equality, told from a Black man’s perspective....

Toni Braxton Loses Rights To 27 Songs

By Alexis Taylor Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper Six-time Grammy award winner Toni Braxton may not have her trophies, Gucci  flatware, or the...

Beyoncé Debuts New ‘Do

By Blair Adams Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper Known for her long, golden-curled locks, music sensation Beyonce has made a  big cut. Beyonce, 31,...


By Jineea Butler NNPA Columnist It’s hard to believe, but on Sunday, August 11, Hip Hop will celebrate its 40th birthday. Yes, the big 4-0. It’s...

Hip Hop Connection: Hip Hop Artists Have A Responsibility To Youth

By Jineea Butler NNPA Columnist Since its inception Hip Hop has been a target for problems in the Black  community.  40 years later its still a...

Hip Hop Is No Path To American Dream

By Jineea Butler NNPA Columnist The rags to riches stories that have defined the Hip Hop movement as a viable  path to the American Dream may...

Free Outdoor Summer Movie Series At Seattle Center Mural Amphitheatre

Enjoy classic cinematic drama, adventure, slapstick and suspense this summer at Seattle Center Movies at the Mural, Saturdays, 9 p.m. (dusk), July 27 to...

Movie Review: Fruitvale Station

By Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic If you don’t live in the San Francisco Bay Area, you might only know the  rudiments of this tragic event...

The Return of Rebel Rap: Can Hip Hop Still Fight the Power?

By Truth Minista Paul Scott Special to the NNPA from The Dallas Weekly ‘There’s a chain of command/I’m the missing link” – God Bless Amerika –...

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Podcast: Unvaccinated Promoter‘s Battle With COVID

Rhythm & News interview with Anthony Tibbs, a local promoter/marketer in Seattle, about his battle with COVID. Tibbs was undecided about getting vaccinated at the time he contracted the deadly virus.

Strickland Secures House Passage Of Over 20 Provisions To Support Military Families & Servicemembers

Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (WA-10), a Member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 4350, the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

Vaccine Inequality Is A ‘Global Crisis’ Says UN Official

President Joe Biden has pledged to significantly increase the amount of Covid-19 vaccines it will ship to foreign nations beginning in 2022 in an effort to end the pandemic worldwide.

Late-Night Hosts Join Forces To Raise Awareness To Climate Change

Seven late-night hosts focused their shows on climate change during Climate Week NYC, a summit to promote climate solutions.

King County Library System Offers A Multitude Of Student Resources

The King County Library System (KCLS) offers many online programs, services and resources to help students of all ages succeed. King County students who attend schools within the KCLS service area (outside the city of Seattle) automatically receive a KCLS student account.