Tuesday, April 13, 2021
www.cnn.com By Lisa Respers France https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTruoc1KaC8 DMX, a rapper known as much for his troubles as his music, has died, his family announced in a statement. He was 50. "We are deeply saddened to announce today that our loved one, DMX, birth name...
www.thegrio.com By Biba Adams   The city of St. Louis has elected its first Black woman mayor. Former City Treasurer Tishaura Jones won the election Tuesday against Alderwoman Cara Spencer. Jones, 49, will be sworn in on April 20. She will be city’s third...
www.blackdoctor.org   You thought your ID and passport were your most precious travel documents. This summer add a small white piece of paper, better known as your COVID Card, to the list.   Some destinations, cruise lines, and major sports venues are already...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its travel guidance for fully vaccinated people to reflect the latest evidence and science. Given recent studies evaluating the real-world effects of vaccination, CDC recommends that...
www.tennisworldusa.org By LORENZO CIOTTI      Rob Lederman, a sports radio host from Buffalo, specifically of Morning Bull on 97 Rock Buffalo, was fired for making a comment about Serena Williams and other black celebrities when he talked about women he found attractive. This...
www.blackameicawab.com   In a historical first, the NAACP announced that it will be awarding two recipients, NBA superstar Stephen Curry and The Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA), with the Jackie Robinson Sports Awards. Additionally, Misty Copeland will be honored with the prestigious Spingarn Medal in addition...
www.washigtonpost.com By Mark Guarino   The nation's first government reparations program for African Americans was approved Monday night in the Chicago suburb of Evanston, action that advocates say represents a critical step in rectifying wrongs caused by slavery, segregation and housing discrimination...
www.nypost.com By Amanda Simon   Moderna has given the first doses of its COVID-19 vaccine to children under the age of 12 — including babies as young as 6 months, the pharmaceutical company announced Tuesday. The study is slated to enroll 6,750 healthy...
www.theguardian.com By Etan Thomas     The broadcaster caught directing the N-word at a girls’ team dredges up memories of the racism I experienced as a young player in Tulsa. But what happened the next day gives me hope. Back in 1996, my Booker...
Julius Jones Wins Phase I Of Commutation Process In what some might call a stunning vote by the probation and parole board, they voted 3-1 to consider Julius Jones’ case for commutation. Jones has spent two decades on death row...
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