Friday, April 16, 2021

Arbery’s mom files lawsuit a year after his murder

Georgia man chased and shot to death while jogging BY CHRISTIAN BOONE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION/TNS ATLANTA — Racism, alleges a new federal civil rights lawsuit, played a pivotal...

Texas congresswoman leads renewed push to study slavery reparations

BY ELIZABETH THOMPSON THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS/TNS WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas is renewing a 30-year congressional push to establish a commission...

Supreme Court rejects Trump’s last bid to shield finances from prosecutors

BY DAVID G. SAVAGE LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday cleared the way for New York prosecutors to obtain eight years of...

What’s your B.H.I.Q.?

Black history intelligence quotient BY ELI SANDERS The Seattle Times

HBCUs to get $650,000 to preserve campuses

BY CHRISTINE FERNANDO ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO — Eighty historically Black colleges and universities will receive more than $650,000 in grants to preserve their campuses as...
Barack Obama

Breaking barriers

Barack Obama was the first African-American president of the United States. Here’s a look at other firsts for American Blacks in politics and law American...

Student debt crisis hits Black borrowers hardest

These debtors say Biden’s plan to tackle it isn’t enough BY ANNA ORSO THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/TNS PHILADELPHIA – Lystra Small-Clouden does not want this story to be...

African American farmers: ‘We are facing extinction’

In 1910, they made up 14% of the U.S. farming population but today account for just 1.4%. BY ROSANA HEGEMAN ASSOCIATED PRESS BELLE PLAINE, KANSAS – After...

Some Black Southern Baptists feel shut out by White leaders

Pastors say they are leaving the denomination over racial insensitivity. BY DAVID CRARY ASSOCIATED PRESS As a student in college and seminary, then as a pastor...

Report: Publix heiress gave $300,000 to Trump rally preceding Capitol riots

BY MONIVETTE CORDEIRO ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO — A Publix heiress contributed about $300,000 to a rally held by former President Donald Trump that preceded the Jan....