www.thegedsection.com By Anand Prakash   The six-time NBA champion could not hold back his tears at this emotional moment.   In 2017, the six-time NBA champion and Hornets owner Michael Jordan had announced his plan to open medical clinics catering to the low-income residents and...
www.bet.com By Paul Meara     Botham Jean and Atatiana Jefferson were both young, Black, and living in the Dallas-Fort Worth area when they were gunned down by police officers in their own homes. Jean, 28, was killed on September 6 of last year and Jefferson,...
www.cnn.com By Christina Kline, CNN     Simone Biles. Coco Gauff. Brigid Kosgei. You'll want to remember their names. This trio of female athletes just had quite a weekend. One flipped her way to becoming the most decorated gymnast ever. One served her way to becoming the...
www.latimes.com By ASSOCIATED PRESS Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a sharecropper’s son who rose to become a civil rights champion and the powerful chairman of one of the U.S. House committees leading an impeachment inquiry of President Trump, died Thursday of complications...
www.buzzfeednews.com By Mira Jacob BuzzFeed Contributor     Here is what I remember from the time before we ever thought someone like Donald Trump could become an American president: I was 28, walking to work. On the corner of 11th Street and 7th...
www.blackpressusa.comBy Stacy M. Brown @StacyBrownMedia     NNPA NEWSWIRE — BNC, which officially launches at 6 a.m. on Friday, November 15, 2019 has agreements with Charter Communications, Comcast and DISH TV. The network already has commitments for carriage in major African American...
www.dallasnews.com By Dana Branham and Jennifer Emily The police chief says it made sense for the 28-year-old to arm herself if she thought someone was in the backyard of her home.   A murder warrant for Aaron Dean, the Fort Worth officer who killed Atatiana Jefferson,...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire     The road less traveled is narrow and straight. Although there are distractions masked as opportunities to veer left or right, it is the path less traveled that leads to purpose. Michael Devine is committed to walking...
www.blackenterprise.com By Yemi Rose       In the sea of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates fighting to differentiate themselves, several candidates have zeroed in on policies addressing the racial wealth gap as key campaign promises. Proposed solutions run the gamut, with candidates touting baby bonds, backing direct...
www,huffingtonpost.com By Jennifer Bendery   They may not agree on much, but some in Congress can agree that it’s time to do away with Columbus Day.   Every year, on the second Monday of October, the federal government closes so the nation can celebrate...