Saturday, November 28, 2020

‘Isis’ video sparks controversy at Miami university

BY KATHLEEN DEVANEY MIAMI HERALD/TNS A controversial conservative activist Monday trumpeted his latest undercover adventure: trying to trick Barry University in Miami Shores into allowing a...

Photo shows Virginia student shackled during arrest

COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS A photo has surfaced that shows University of Virginia honor student Martese Johnson shackled at the ankles as he sat on the...

Survey tracks the progress of homes damaged by Katrina

Nearly a decade after the devastating storm, 81 percent of homes in New Orleans have been rebuilt TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE Nearly 10 years after Hurricane...

Consumers expected to spend $16 billion on Easter candy, clothes, food, other items

BY LORRAINE MIRABELLA THE BALTIMORE SUN/TNS Consumer spending for the Easter holiday, on apparel, decorations, gifts, candy, food and flowers, is expected to reach $16.4 billion...

AFGHANISTAN, THE GOP, IRAN

President Obama’s full plate this week includes slowing down troop withdrawals from Afghanistan, fighting the GOP budget, and selling a nuclear deal with Iran. COMPILED...

Mental health scrutinized

Lawmakers may increase coordination, funding BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – As Florida lawmakers study the impact of mental illness on the state’s...

Report touts spending power of minorities

Blacks, Asians, Hispanics are fastest-growing segment of the nation's ‘consumer economy' BY DIANA OZEMEBHOYA EROMOSELE THE ROOT Advertisers looking to get the most out of their bucks...

Mandatory voting? Obama says yes

TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE President Barack Obama recently called for mandatory voting in America. “Other countries have mandatory voting,” President Obama said. “It would be transformative...

WHY AMERICA’S RACE PROBLEM WON’T GO AWAY


Scholars and activists say that racism is woven into the cultural fabric of America, and that the Obama administration has done little to help...

Coming up short – again

‘State of Black America’ issued this week FROM THE TRICE EDNEY NEWSWIRE Amidst continued struggles to maintain voting rights, protests to end shootings of unarmed Black...