Sunday, March 29, 2020

A raise is coming

Federal rules will boost overtime pay BY MICHAEL A. MEMOLI TRIBUNE WASHINGTON BUREAU /TNS WASHINGTON – Millions of Americans could see a boost in wages or reduced...

NASA / International Space Station

Lost going into space A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on its seventh mission to the orbiting International Space Station (ISS) broke apart on June 28,...

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...