Front Cover
The weekly source of African American political and entertainment news.

Browse all issues


House Speaker Jim Wright Resigns; Blacks Note Loss and Attack on Bill Gray
Jim Wright (American Speaker of the House.); 1922-, William H. Gray (III, American congressman and college fund administrator.), United States Congress House (Speakers), Conflict of interests (Public office), Congressmen (Resignation)
Former Gray Aide Denies She's Object of FBI Probe
Lezli Baskerville, William H. Gray (III.), Congressmen (Staff), Political ethics
Court Limits Sharing of Army Pension in Divorce; Marshall Pens Decision
United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Pensions, Military, Divorced women (Economic conditions), Servicemen's wives
N.C. Students Get State to Outlaw Its Poll Tax
United States. Constitution (Study and teaching), Poll tax (North Carolina), Durham (N.C.) (Education)
Black Schools Facing New Student Loan Default Plan
Black colleges and universities (Federal aid), Student aid, Collecting of accounts (Laws and regulations)
Black Civil War Heroes in S.C. Reburied There with Military Honors Ceremony
Beaufort National Cemetery (S.C.), United States (History, Blacks, Civil War, 1861-1865)
Democrats Move to Recruit Members for Jobs in Party
Democratic Party (U.S.), Council of Black Administrative Assistants and Associates (U.S.)
Luther Vandross: Hit Maker Tells why He Wants to Act as Well as Sing
Luther Vandross (American rhythm and blues singer and songwriter.)
White Harlem Minister Convicted of Sex Abuse
Thomas Streitferdt, Clergy (Sexual behavior), True Church of God, East Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Samuel Pierce, House Panel Clash Over Housing Issue
Samuel R. Pierce (Jr.), United States Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, Political corruption

'Free at Last,' Tyson Says of Divorce from Actress Robin Givens
Robin Givens, Mike Tyson; 1966-., Divorce
Doug Williams and Wife Embroiled in Separation
Doug Williams; 1955-., Lisa Williams
Perseverance Pays, HUD Secretary Jack Kemp Tells Central State U. Students
Jack Kemp (American football player, congressman and Secretary of housing and urban development.), Central State University (Ohio), Black business enterprises
Rhonda Williams Delivers Historic Graduation Speech at University of Maryland
Rhonda Y. Williams, University of Maryland, College Park, Commencement addresses
Toronto Hires Cito Gaston as Fourth Black Manager
Cito Gaston (American baseball player and manager.), Discrimination in sports, Baseball managers
Expert Doubts Success Rate of Transplants in Blacks
Blacks (Medical care), Kidneys (Transplantation)
Comedy Awards Show Honors Arsenio Hall, Salutes Dick Gregory
Arsenio Hall (American comedian and talk show host.), Dick Gregory (American comedian, author and civil rights leader.); 1932-, American Comedy Awards
Second Generation: Children Tell why They Follow in Their Parents' Footsteps
Fathers, Children of celebrities, Black celebrities' families

Common terms and phrases