The Ancestors

JDNews, USA stands on the foundation of Black and Brown journalist who fought for people of color to have a voice in America. As a Haitian-American, its important that stand close to those spoke for those without a large platform – Jeff “Jefe” Delices

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

Frederick Douglass was one of the first Black heroes of my childhood and has been an inspiration throughout my life. As I decided to create my news website to document and write about events pertaining to the Black and Brown communities in America, I feel I should dedicate my efforts to his legacy and life’s work. This page and the content of this site will be a testament to my love and respect for his life and legacy.

When you educate a woman, you educate a family. – Jovita Idar

Jovita Idar is a Mexican-American journalist and Civil Rights leader who began her journalism career writing for her father’s newspaper covering racism, segregation, and poverty. She’s known for the founding of the League of Mexican Woman and Evolucion, a newspaper which she founded after the destruction of her family newspaper.

Jean Dominique is a Haitian Journalist and former agronomist who grew in prominence in Haiti for covering politics in Haiti. Dominique challenged politicians and showed no bias for any political party. His work made him many enemies and ultimately cost him his life. He was more than a journalist, he was an activist and presented information and truth for Haitians living in Haiti and abroad.