Ferguson City Council will include three Blacks

BY STEPHEN DEERE ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH / TNS FERGUSON, MO.– For the first time in Ferguson’s 120-year history, its city council will have three Black members. Perhaps...

Recent firings sound alarms for Black college coaches

BY SHANNON RYAN CHICAGO TRIBUNE / TNS When Tracy Dildy was growing up, watching men like Nolan Richardson roam the sideline at Arkansas and John Thompson...

115 shot to death in US by cops in March

ACLU report shows most of those killed were Black men BY FREDERICK H. LOWE TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE If Murder Inc. was still operating, the nation’s police...

First you cry: ‘Blackonomics’ columnist shares battle with ALS

Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series. HAZEL TRICE EDNEY TRICE EDNEY NEWS SERVICE For the past 22 years, Jim Clingman has published his...

A salute to the ‘Matriarch of the Voting Rights Movement’

Mrs. Amelia Boynton Robinson among honorees at 11th Annual Onyx Awards in Orlando COMPILED BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Mrs. Amelia Boynton Robinson, known globally as the...

Federal reserve official: Weak job growth probably temporary

BY JIM PUZZANGHERA LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS WASHINGTON — A top Federal Reserve official said Monday that last month’s weak job growth probably was temporary, part of...

2015 MIAMI OPEN

700 wins with more to come Miami Open defending champion Serena Williams hustles toward the ball in a quarterfinal match in this year’s tournament in...

‘Isis’ video sparks controversy at Miami university

BY KATHLEEN DEVANEY MIAMI HERALD/TNS A controversial conservative activist Monday trumpeted his latest undercover adventure: trying to trick Barry University in Miami Shores into allowing a...

Photo shows Virginia student shackled during arrest

COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS A photo has surfaced that shows University of Virginia honor student Martese Johnson shackled at the ankles as he sat on the...

Survey tracks the progress of homes damaged by Katrina

Nearly a decade after the devastating storm, 81 percent of homes in New Orleans have been rebuilt TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE Nearly 10 years after Hurricane...

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