About Us

About Us

Established in 1999 by Brown Publishing Company [now BPC Media] blackvoicenews.com is the oldest African-American online news publication on the west coast.

Originally launched as the online version of the California-based advocacy newspaper Black Voice News, the redesigned website was unveiled in 2015 as a platform for creative and concise content that informs + inspires.

Our Mission

To provide a platform for voices of concise and creative content that informs and inspires.

Our Team

Rickerby Hinds

Editor at Large

Andre Loftis Jr.

Content Strategist

Stephanie Williams

Features Writer

Suzie Morris

General Manager & Controller

Lauren Victoria Burke


Dr. Judy White

Contributor (Education)

Sebastian Ridley-Thomas

Contributor (Politics)

Margaret Fortune

Contributor (Education)

Kenneth Morris

Contributor (Social Justice)

Louis Stewart

Contributor (Innovation & Entrepreneurship)

Timothy Simon

Contributor (Energy, Telecom & Politics)

The WURF Estates

Content Partner

Langley Jacobs


Nikkolas Smith


Dwight Brown

Film Critic

Dr. Julianne Malveaux


Leland Stein III

Sports Contributor

Content Sponsors

Kaiser Health News

Content Sponsor

California Healthline

California Healthline

Content Sponsor

Southern Poverty Law Center

Content Sponsor

United Domestic Workers of America

Content Sponsor


Content Sponsor

California Black Media

Content Sponsor