Wednesday, May 12, 2021

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...

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