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...

Stress of Baltimore unrest could linger for a while

BY ANDREA K. MCDANIELS BALTIMORE SUN/TNS BALTIMORE — As rioters looted a CVS and other businesses at Pennsylvania and North avenues last month, Lekisha McCray’s two...

HIS LIFE’S MISSION

President Obama launches ‘My Brother’s Keeper Alliance,’ a nonprofit organization focusing on improving the lives of Black and Brown men and boys. BY CHRISTI PARSONS...

Reunited after 50 years

Were others separated at St. Louis hospital? BY NANCY CAMBRIA ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH / TNS ST. LOUIS –  Homer G. Phillips Hospital was the crown jewel of...

Poor, Black, ignored

Problems were years in the making BY NOAH BIERMAN AND JOSEPH TANFANI TRIBUNE WASHINGTON BUREAU / TNS BALTIMORE – Tanishia Lewis and her young children were filling...

1.5 million Black men missing from society

Prison, early deaths taking brothers from daily American life TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE There are 1.5 million African-American men between the ages of 24 and 54,...

Michael Brown’s parents file lawsuit against Ferguson and police chief, Darren Wilson

BY MATT PEARCE AND RYAN PARKER LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS The parents of Michael Brown, the unarmed Black man who was killed by police last summer, filed a...

California faces serious risk of Nepal-like earthquake

In Nepal, experts had long feared that weak buildings would bring mass casualties in the event of a major quake. BY SHELBY GRAD AND RONG-GONG...

White House could allow relatives of US hostages to pay ransoms

BY DAVID S. CLOUD LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS WASHINGTON — A White House review of hostage policy is likely to recommend that the government not block ransom...

Baltimore mom who slapped son on TV: ‘I don’t play’

Baltimore mom who slapped son on TV: ‘I don’t play’ FROM WIRE REPORTS Baltimore mother Toya Graham became an unwitting symbol of the lengths a Black...

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