Sunday, January 19, 2020

NAACP warns Black churches after fires

BY MATT PEARCE LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS The NAACP warned Black churches Tuesday to take “necessary precautions” as authorities in Southern states investigate whether several...

‘May grace now lead them home’

Editor’s note: Here are excerpts from President Obama’s eulogy of the Rev. Clementa Pinckney in Charleston, S.C. on June 26. “They were still living by...

SayHerName remembers female victims

Movement demanding justice for slain Black women BY TINA SUSMAN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS NEW YORK — Four months after Eric Garner died during an altercation with police...

Supreme Court to decide affirmative action case in the fall

BY DAVID G. SAVAGE TRIBUNE WASHINGTON BUREAU/TNS WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear a University of Texas case for a second time to...

Report: Domestic extremists deadlier than jihadists since 9/11 attacks

BY ZENITHA PRINCE TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE In the years since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, nearly twice as many Americans have been killed...

RACISM, MURDER – FORGIVENESS

Eight Black churchgoers and their pastor were slaughtered by a young White supremacist, setting off swift political responses and fierce debate in Black America...

No ‘post-racial’ America

White supremacists fuel ‘lone wolves’ BY TINA SUSMAN AND MATT PEARCE LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS NEW YORK – On July 14, 2013, a White supremacist named...

Southern states grapple with Confederate flag issue

COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS The preliminary moves made this week in South Carolina to haul the Confederate battle flag down from state Capitol grounds has...

White supremacist donates money to 40 GOP candidates

Newly elected Black Congresswoman among recipients of cash BY GREG GORDON MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU/TNS White supremacist leader Earl Holt III gave more than $80,000 in campaign money...

Return to Selma: Voting rights march set for Aug. 1

NAACP, other groups to participate in ‘America’s Journey for Justice March’ BY ZENITHA PRINCE TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE With the Lincoln Memorial towering behind him, NAACP President...