Trump’s ‘African-American’ condemns treatment of Blacks

Republican who ran for Congress says president’s promise was nothing more than empty rhetoric. BY MARK Z. BARABAK LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS REDDING, Calif. – On the day...

Justice Department: No evidence Trump Tower was wiretapped

BY ANNA EDGERTON BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS WASHINGTON – The Justice Department has no evidence to support President Donald Trump’s statement in March that phones in Trump Tower...

Courthouse keeps Emmett Till’s memory alive

An all-White male jury acquitted two men for the murder of the teen 62 years ago this month. BY FREDERICK H. LOWE TRICE EDNEY NEWSWIRE The Emmett...

Wrong side of tracks meant devastation in Houston

The difference between losing nothing and everything depended on what side of the Union Pacific railroad path you lived on. BY NOLAN HICKS AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN/TNS HOUSTON –...

Trauma not always obvious in children who fled hurricane

BY CASSANDRA JARAMILLO DALLAS MORNING NEWS/TNS DALLAS – As Hurricane Harvey closed in on them, Jose Lerma got his three young sons together and told them...

Activist tells why it’s harder for Black students to report rape

BY LAUREN ROSENBLATT TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – Chardonnay Madkins knows firsthand the pressures African-American women can face when reporting campus sexual assaults. She says she was...

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...

IS CLIMATE CHANGE TO BLAME?

Catastrophic storms, once rare, are almost routine. Why? COMPILED FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS HOUSTON – While climate change did not cause Hurricane Harvey, it could...

NASA / CASSINI SPACECRAFT

Blaze of glory Saturn’s rings cast a dramatic shadow in this picture combining six images from the Cassini spacecraft’s wide-angle camera. After 13 years of...

ACLU sues White House over transgender ban

The lawsuit includes soldiers who have served for more than 10 years. BY ERIK LARSON BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS President Donald Trump has been sued again over his plan...

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