Monday, July 13, 2020

Ebony photo archives will sell for $30 million

NANCY STONE/CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS A photo of Billie Holiday is part of the Ebony archives. BY ROBERT CHANNICKCHICAGO...

Death penalty was heading toward extinction until Trump

FLORIDA TIMES-UNION/TNS James Richardson spent 21 years on Death Row in Florida before being freed. He was wrongly convicted of poisoning...

Puerto Rico protestors savor governor’s resignation

PEDRO PORTAL/MIAMI HERALD/TNS Artists Residente and Bad Bunny joined a march on July 25 along F.D. Roosevelt avenue a day after Puerto...

Atlanta mayor partners with Big Brothers Big Sisters to mentor boys

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms NNPA NEWSWIRE The City of Atlanta is seeking volunteers...

MTV Video Music Awards nods: The complete list

JEFF WHEELER/MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE/TNS Lil Nas X performs at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. He has racked up eight nominations for “Old...

Carter’s basketball academy still going strong

JAMES P. HILL/SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Students from Brazil are shown at the Vince Carter Youth Basketball Academy. Carter (standing,...

Meek Mill’s conviction vacated by Pennsylvania court

JESSICA GRIFFIN/PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/TNS Meek Mill exits the Criminal Justice Center, after a hearing on May 24, 2018 in Philadelphia. BY CHRIS...

4 things to watch when Mueller testifies

OLIVIER DOULIERY/ABACA PRESS/TNS Special counsel Robert Mueller makes a statement about the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election at...

USDA seeks to tighten eligibility for food stamps

RICHARD B. LEVINE/SIPA USA/TNS The change, advocates say, is part of the Trump administration years-long efforts to reduce benefits and housing...

Black men are biggest beneficiaries of First Step Act

PHOTO COURTESY OF NNPA NEWSWIRE Over 91 percent of the prisoners whose sentences were shortened were African American and 98 percent...