Thursday, January 21, 2021

Inauguration event to celebrate resiliency of Black Americans

BY KAT STAFFORD ASSOCIATED PRESS DETROIT — The resiliency, culture and heroism of Black Americans and the African diaspora will be the central theme of a...

After the siege, we need civics education

ARNE DUNCAN AND APRIL RYAN NEW YORK DAILY NEWS If the last five years in American politics have taught us one thing, it is that we...

Belichick refuses Presidential Medal of Freedom

BY JIMMY GOLEN ASSOCIATED PRESS New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick announced Monday night that he will not accept the Presidential Medal of Freedom, saying...

The King Center to host free, virtual program on MLK Day

The King Center in Atlanta will present the Beloved Community Commemorative service, a program to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy,...

HONORING AN ICON

Celebrating the legacy of civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr. BY STACEY HOLLENBECK MCCLATCHY-TRIBUNE The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. made his mark on history...

Boseman’s widow makes heartfelt speech at Gotham Award tribute

BY JAMI GANZ NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS Chadwick Boseman’s widow made a heartfelt speech when she accepted the late actor’s tribute at the Jan. 11 Gotham...

New documentary explores MLK’s surveillance by FBI

BY MARK KENNEDY ASSOCIATED PRESS There’s an iconic photograph of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. that was taken as he triumphantly boarded one of the...

Smith caps his Heisman season by leading Alabama to another title

BY JORDAN MCPHERSON MIAMI HERALD/TNS DeVonta Smith ran into the end zone at Hard Rock Stadium untouched — again — and pointed his right index finger...

Legendary FAMU coach selected for NFF Hall of Fame

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Florida A&M University (FAMU) legendary head football coach Rudy Hubbard was among former coaches and ex-players selected to the 2021 College...

More ‘spiritual wisdom’ at the Capitol

Warnock to boost ranks of pastors in Congress BY PAUL V. FONTELO CQ-ROLL CALL/TNS WASHINGTON — “What do a senator and a pastor have in common?” Raphael...