Monday, March 30, 2020

CHICAGO HYPOCRISY

Mayor Rahm Emanuel apologizes for the police killing of a Black teen, even as his lawyers convince a judge to keep video of a...

PEARL HARBOR BOMBING / DEC. 7, 1941

Remembering the day of infamy+ Nelson Mitchell, the oldest living African-American Pearl Harbor survivor, reflected in the shrine room of the USS Arizona Memorial during...

Court won’t hear challenge to assault weapons ban

Justices refuse to consider gun rights advocates’ appeal in Chicago case BY DAVID G. SAVAGE TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court gave an apparent green...

States buying more coastal homes to fight flooding

The post-Sandy programs in New York and New Jersey, which rely on allotments from HUD are the largest buyout investments by single states. BY TIM...

NBA STAR KOBE BRYANT TO RETIRE

Kobe starts farewell tour Julius “Dr. J” Erving, left, and Gregg Downer, third from left, Kobe Bryant’s high school coach at Lower Merion High School,...

Another killing, another video

Chicago delays release – again BY JASON MEISNER AND MATTHEW WALBERG CHICAGO TRIBUNE / TNS CHICAGO – A week after the shocking video of a Chicago police...

Is nation’s capital still the Chocolate City?

D.C.’s African-American population has dropped from 71 percent in the 1970s to under 50 percent in 2014. TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE Washington, D.C., the nation’s capital,...

SPECIAL REPORT: THE NEW AMERICANS

Teen immigrants struggle to grasp English, culture BY LIZ BOWIE BALTIMORE SUN (TNS) On that cold December afternoon, Monique Ngomba followed hundreds of students out the doors...

‘THE FRIEND OF MY ENEMY’

‘… is my enemy.’ The shootdown of a Russian jet by Turkey complicates the fight against ISIS in Syria. COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON – Under...

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE 2015

Florida’s Cowboys fans finally exhale The Miami Dolphins’ Brent Grimes gets stiff-armed by Dallas Cowboys running back Darren McFadden during last Sunday’s Cowboys victory in...