Black Lives Matter: Where did it go?

One of the movement’s founders answers questions about its impact and future. BY ANN. M. SIMMONS AND JAWEED KALEEM LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS To supporters, it is a respectable...

Black journalists mourn passing of D.C. newsman

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is morning the passing of pioneering broadcast journalist WRC-TV/NBC Washington anchor Jim Vance. D.C.’s longest-serving news anchor died...

WMU-Cooley professors discuss free speech in public schools, universities

More than 100 students attended a Constitution Day event on Western Michigan University (WMU)-Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus to participate in a discussion...

Atoning for a college’s racial past

For years, Wesleyan identified with the Ku Klux Klan through class names and extreme hazing rituals and traditions that carried forward into the late...

Nearly a third of US teens use electronics to cheat

BY SHARON NOGUCHI MERCURY NEWS/TNS U.S. teenagers think they are savvy about cybersecurity — so much that nearly one-third skirt school safeguards to access banned content...

Fabric of history

Black history quilt memorializes 5,000 souls lost to lynch mobs BY BILL LAITNER DETROIT FREE PRESS/TNS DETROIT – The quilter’s fabric is soft, her stitches shine with...

Father’s Day gift ideas for film fans

BY CLINT O’CONOR AKRON BEACON JOURNAL/TNS Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Kevin Costner and John Travolta are celebrating movie anniversaries with a rash of recent DVD...

Is ‘Cat in the Hat’ racist? Professor thinks so

BY JOHN MURAWSKI NEWS & OBSERVER/TNS A half-century after the civil rights movement, the share of school children in this country who are not White has...

‘The weather took everything’

Since Hurricane Matthew ravaged Haiti, residents feel abandoned by foreign aid donors and politicians as they struggle to rebuild their lives. BY JACQUELINE CHARLES MIAMI HERALD/TNS PLAINE...

Energy Water Food Nexus summit moved to October

The 2017 Energy Water Food Nexus International Summit hosted by Florida A&M University and the City of Orlando has been rescheduled to Oct. 19-20...

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