Lynch working to develop rapport with police

Decision in Garner case could soon end ‘honeymoon’ phase with law enforcement BY TIMOTHY M. PHELPS TRIBUNE WASHINGTON BUREAU/TNS WASHINGTON — When Attorney General Loretta Lynch visited...

Supreme Court soon will rule on 13 important cases

BY DAVID G. SAVAGE TRIBUNE WASHINGTON BUREAU/TNS WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is heading into the final month of its annual term. In a potentially historic ruling,...

56,224

That’s the estimated number of the nation’s college students who are homeless BY TED GREGORY CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS This month, with a mix of anxiety and exhilaration, college...

WHERE ARE THE BLACK COPS?

In cities statewide, there are relatively few African-American police officers on duty anywhere. Experts say that scarcity contributes to racial tensions and higher incarceration. BY...

EL HAJJ MALIK EL-SHABAZZ / MAY 19, 1925 – FEB. 21, 1965

Happy birthday to our ‘Black shining prince’ Black activist Malcolm X, seen here with a portrait of his mentor Elijah Muhammad, would have celebrated his...

Study cites sharp rise in suicide by Black children

COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS For the first time, a national scientific study has found a higher suicide rate for Blacks than for Whites of any...

‘Hero mom’ shares story of struggle, survival

Baltimore mother’s berating of son in public yields job offers, scholarship fund, chats with celebs BY JOHN-JOHN  WILLIAMS IV BALTIMORE SUN/TNS Weeks ago, Toya Graham was a...

Freddie Gray among many suspects with no medical care from police

BY MARK PUENTE AND MEREDITH COHN THE BALTIMORE SUN/TNS When Baltimore State’s Attorney Maryliyn Mosby charged six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, she...

REJECTED

The U.S. House of Representatives votes to end the Obama administration’s domestic phone spying program; Senate Democrats blocked a broad trade bill considered to...

HARRIET TUBMAN / ‘WOMEN ON 20s’

All about the Tubmans, baby An online grassroots campaign by the organization “Women on 20s” selected abolitionist and Underground Railroad ‘conductor’ Harriet Tubman as the...

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