Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Crime lab crisis

‘Thousands’ of state rape kits untested BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Attorney General Pam Bondi put added pressure Wednesday on lawmakers to...

Carson sparks outrage after referring to slaves as immigrants

FROM STAFF REPORTS Dr. Ben Carson is facing backlash, especially on Twitter, after his introductory remarks to HUD staffers on Monday referring to slaves that...

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...

Central Florida clergy organization installs new president, VP

Roderick Zak and Derrick McRae The African-American Council of Christian Clergy (A.A.C.C.C.) of Central Florida held its installation...

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 329

‘Not Much’ Jazz in the Gardens (JITG) 2019 ‒ Before you accuse me of hating, know that...

Black Lives Matter founder named NNPA Newsmaker of the Year

Alicia Garza BY STACY M. BROWNNNPA NEWSWIRE CORRESPONDENT Alicia Garza said she’s “super excited” about...

South Florida mayor to run for president

Miramar Mayor Wayne Messam BY DAVID SMILEY MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI – South Florida...

Black Women of Power wage fight for ‘soul of America’

PHOTO COURTESY OF C IT VISUAL WITH CG TAYLORCongresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee speaks during the Black Women's Roundtable's seventh annual...

Where are the Black hemp farmers?

COURTESY OF DONNIE REX/TNSClarenda Stanley-Anderson and her husband, Malcolm Anderson Sr., are hemp farmers in Liberty, N.C. Stanley-Anderson wants to...

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 331

Johnson Publications Company – I’ve hated to see this Black iconic media empire dismantled piece by piece...