Sunday, January 24, 2021

Is ‘Cat in the Hat’ racist? Professor thinks so

BY JOHN MURAWSKI NEWS & OBSERVER/TNS A half-century after the civil rights movement, the share of school children in this country who are not White has...

Police: Mom put sons in oven, turned it on

BY ELLEN ELDRIDGE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION/TNS ATLANTA – A 24-year-old mother of four is accused of killing her two youngest sons “by placing them in an oven...

A long and difficult path to freedom

People throughout history helped pave the way for King and civil rights BY JEAN NASH JOHNSON The Dallas Morning News Martin Luther King Jr.: The name is...

Confederate statue park space rededicated to honor Tubman

BY KEVIN RECTOR BALTIMORE SUN/TNS BALTIMORE – More than 200 residents and elected leaders gathered in a tree-lined corner of a Baltimore park on March 10...

‘IT’S A KING THING’

There were MLK parades and birthday celebrations over the weekend around the state of Florida. Here’s a pictorial review of the...

Racist White people, own up to your horribleness

First, we had Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam confessing to being in either blackface or a Ku Klux...

HBCU raises enough money to keep accreditation

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE Bennett College is a private Black liberal arts college for women in...

Nigerian nun shames Catholic Church for silence on sex abuse

Sister Openibo BY TRICE EDNEY NEWSWIRE/GLOBAL INFORMATION NETWORK A Nigerian nun faced a Vatican summit...

Marine blackface incident prompts questions about racial issues in military

PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GETTY IMAGES/TNS The Marines have not said what punishment — if any — either of the air wing...

Elite colleges admit more low-income students, but scandal reinforces stereotypes

ROBERT GAUTHIER/LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Friends of Claremont McKenna student Kendall Hollimon surround him for a campus video shoot on March...