Culturefest Connects the Black Diaspora with an International Music Fest

By Lauren Poteat, NNPA Newswire Washington Correspondent Accumulating talent while breaking culture barriers, the first ever Culturefest reached back to its roots to premiere one of the largest Black Diaspora festivals of its kind on the East Coast,  incorporating Black powerhouse artists from all over the world. Scheduled to launch June 8 at the National Harbor, from…

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Thoughts About Unity’s Appeals

By Hakum Abdul-Ali Brother El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, commonly known as Malcolm X, once said, “When ‘I’ is replaced by ‘we’ even illness becomes wellness.” Upon reflecting upon this quotation from this conscious giant’s mindset based on his teachings from the Islamic and African worlds’ perspectives, I thought about the concept of unity in the world-at-large.…

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Memorial Day: NNPA Celebrates Profiles in Courage 365 Days Each Year

By Stacy M. Brown,NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Unlike Veterans Day, when we honor all who have served, Memorial Day is when Americans honor persons who have died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), the trade association of more than 200 African American-owned newspapers and media companies around the…

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Lowcountry Local First Hosts Storm Preparedness Workshop For Local Businesses

Three quarters of Lowcountry Local First’s surveyed business members reported being impacted by flooding and severe weather events in 2018, including a loss of revenue for 44 percent of companies. Lowcountry Local First invites the local business community to its second quarterly Good Business Workshop of 2019, “Storms & Flooding: Is Your Business Prepared?” This…

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Keep Kids Busy with College of Charleston Summer Camps

By Alicia Lutz If you’re looking for something fun, educational and active to keep your kids busy this summer, look no further than the College of Charleston. From the arts and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) to volleyball and sailing: There’s a summer camp for everyone this summer! Charleston Soccer Academy Camps  Held…

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