Friday, April 16, 2021

53 years After MLK’s death, children of civil rights icons fight voter suppression

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE Fifty-three years after the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s death, the slain civil rights icon's legacy is easily seen...

Testimony reveals latest crack in ‘blue wall of silence’

Minneapolis police chief’s comments lauded and criticized BY LIBOR JANY STAR TRIBUNE/TNS MINNEAPOLIS — Minneapolis police chief Medaria Arradondo’s unequivocal and historic testimony condemning ex-officer Derek Chauvin’s...
Stop Asian Hate

Speaking out against racist attacks

Incidents inspire Asian Americans to fight back BY BRITTNY MEJIA LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS For some Asian Americans who have erred on the side of caution when confronted...

Harris emerges as leading voice fighting vaccine hesitancy

BY MICHAEL WILNER AND FRANCESCA CHAMBERS MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU/TNS WASHINGTON — When White House aides were deciding where in Florida Vice President Kamala Harris should travel...

Words of Wisdom

celebrate Women’s History Month with a little inspiration BY ALEX KLINE/MCCLATCHY-TRIBUNE

California and Florida took vastly different approaches to handling virus

BY RONG-GONG LIN II AND SOUMYA KARLAMANGLA LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS A year into the pandemic, California and Florida have become common points of contrast as Americans...

Six Dr. Seuss books to stop being published

‘Hurtful and wrong’ portrayals cited about children’s classics BY KATE FELDMAN NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS Six Dr. Seuss books are being retired after decades of criticism over...

Chauvin’s attorney faces skepticism over charge in Floyd’s death

BY CHAO XIONG STAR TRIBUNE/TNS MINNEAPOLIS – The attorney for former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin, who is charged in George Floyd’s death, faced skepticism Monday...

More Black history made by Black women

BY KATIE WALSH TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE This week marks the last of Black History Month, before Women’s History Month kicks off in March. So, to send...

Texas power board members resign after being criticized for living out of state

BY JAMES BARRAGAN THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS/TNS AUSTIN, Texas — Five board members of the state’s power grid operator, including chairwoman Sally Talberg, announced their resignation...