‘Baby Trump’ balloon is coming to Orlando for protests

SAMUEL BOIVIN/ABACA PRESS/TNS A Baby Trump balloon is seen in Paris on Nov. 11, 2018. BY STEVEN...

The Central Park Five and the limits of suffering

As a New Yorker, this columnist will never forget the awful events that unfolded in 1989.

Omarosa walks out on Black journalists after tough questions

BY WILLIAM DOUGLAS TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE NEW ORLEANS – Omarosa Manigault-Newman became a hostile witness for President Donald Trump’s approach to the Black community on Aug....

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 –...

Bias in plea bargains may contribute to mass incarceration of Blacks

BY GINA BARTON MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL/TNS MILWAUKEE – While the U.S. Constitution gives people accused of crimes the right to a jury trial, the reality is...

National Portrait Gallery unveils Obamas’ portraits

BY KATHERINE SKIBA CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS WASHINGTON – Portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama were unveiled Monday at the National Portrait Gallery, showcasing works from the first...

A hidden population

Youth homelessness is on the rise BY TERESA WILTZ STATELINE.ORG WASHINGTON — They are the nation’s invisible homeless population, undercounted for years, hiding out in cars and...
Congress

Congress is diverse, except for religion

New research shows that about 88 percent call themselves Christians. GLEN STUBBE/MINNEAPOLIS STAR/TRIBUNE/TNS Rep. Ilhan Omar stands...

Sanders calls Trump a racist on Martin Luther King Day

BY BRIAN NIEMIETZ NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks at the Center for American Progress’...

Bill ends ban on marijuana smoking

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With Gov. Ron DeSantis backing the issue, Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, filed a bill...

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