Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Film director wears Bryant tribute suit to the Oscars

SPIKE LEE’S FASHION STATEMENT Spike Lee, shown with his wife, Tonya, paid tribute to Kobe Bryant at the Academy Awards on Feb. 9 by donning...

‘THE CLOCK IS TICKING’

Three years later, entrepreneurs help Ferguson slowly move from the spotlight while under watchful eye of the feds. BY DOUG MOORE ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH / TNS FERGUSON,...

College freshman’s thank-you tweet to dad goes viral

BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM For Charles Brockman III, an incoming freshman at Mississippi State University, a personal tweet illustrating his father’s impact on his academic journey went viral...

Trump effect? Citizenship applications soar

Unusual surge in filings has created huge backlog BY DIANNE SOLIS DALLAS MORNING NEWS/TNS FORT WORTH, Texas – Carlos Chavez walked with great purpose, despite his cane....

Trump ranks last in ‘Presidential Greatness Survey’

Political scientists put Lincoln first;Obama in top 10 BY GRAHAM RAYMAN NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS He’s the greatest at being the worst, according to a new poll. President...

Targeting Obama’s legacy

So far, Trump’s largely failed BY DAVID LAUTER TRIBUNE WASHINGTON BUREAU / TNS WASHINGTON – Rarely has a president taken office so focused on undoing his predecessor’s...

Chicago is only major city to lose population from 2015 to 2016

BY MARWA ELTAGOURI CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS Chicago was alone among the nation’s 20 largest cities in losing population last year — and it lost nearly double the...

Cosby admits to drugging women

Criminal, other civil actions may follow COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS PHILADELPHIA – Bill Cosby testified that he gave powerful sedatives to a 19-year-old woman in 1976...

Oscar nods for ‘Black Panther’ and ‘BlacKkKlansman’

Historic director nomination for Spike Lee Spike Lee scores his first Oscar nomination as director. He’s shown...

Breaking Barriers

Barack Obama was the first African-American president of the United States. Here’s a look at other firsts for American Blacks in...