Saturday, May 30, 2020

Obama repeats call to restore Voting Rights Act

BY CHRISTI PARSONS TRIBUNE WASHINGTON BUREAU / TNS President Obama called again Wednesday for restoration of all provisions of the Voting Rights Act in a letter...

Who will take the hit?

Politicians argue about revamped congressional districts BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE −The first draft of a new set of Florida congressional districts came...

O’Mara’s latest case draws praise, criticism

Zimmerman attorney representing family of Ohio Black man killed by officer BY MATT PEARCE LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Defense attorney Mark O’Mara, best known as the man who...

From a CITY to a SYMBOL

How Michael Brown’s death a year ago shook up Ferguson and the nation BY KEVIN MCDERMOTT ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH/TNS FERGUSON, Mo. — Before last summer, Ferguson was...

Omarosa defends Trump, slams Fox News anchor

EURWEB.COM Donald Trump’s beef with Fox News’ Megyn Kelly got a little more interesting as the business mogul has an ally in his former “Celebrity...

CHURCHES WITH GUNS

The Charleston church massacre brought the issue of security in Black churches to the forefront. Here’s what some churches are doing to meet the...

Cop shooting cases spur new FDLE hires

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE − The Florida Department of Law Enforcement wants more investigators to handle an increase in shooting incidents...

Politicians confused

#BlackLivesMatter confronts GOP, Dems BY EVAN HALPER AND KURTIS LEE TRIBUNE WASHINGTON BUREAU / TNS FORT LAUDERDALE − Democrats have never been more confident that their chances...

States reconsidering restrictions on food stamps and welfare benefits for drug felons

BY REBECCA BEITSCH STATELINE.ORG WASHINGTON — Johnny Waller Jr.’s 1998 felony drug conviction has haunted him since the day he left a Nebraska prison in 2001. Waller,...

THE NRA’S BLACK FACE

A Texas lawyer who calls himself ‘an urban gun enthusiast’ defends the Second Amendment and gun ownership.  He’s neither old, fat, nor White. BY MOLLY...