Sunday, December 5, 2021
www.blavity.com By Megan Ambers   There was a lot of excitement in the beauty pageant world in 2019, with the news that five Black women had won in some of the world's most prestigious beauty pageants, including Miss Teen USA, Miss America,...
www.newson6.com   A person in California became the first in the U.S. to have an identified case of the COVID-19 omicron variant, the White House announced Wednesday as scientists continue to study the risks posed by the new strain of the...
www.travelnoire.com By Nasha Smith   Taraji P. Henson is showing love to Black businesses this holiday season with the launch of a new Buy Black Gift Guide on Instagram. If you’re still putting your shopping list together, check out some of these options...
www.blackamericaweb.com By Bernars Beans Smalls   One white author’s ridiculous take about King Richard starring Will Smith drew the ire of Black Twitter. King Richard stars Will Smith as Richard Williams, the polarizing but insanely determined father of Venus and Serena Williams. The...
www.theguardian.com By Oliver Laughland   The three white men who chased and killed Ahmaud Arbery have been found guilty of murder, following his 2020 shooting death in south Georgia, which led to a wave of racial justice protest and a resurgence of...
www.aframnews.com   Earlier this month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the use of the Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5-11. The move has garnered criticism and speculation about the vaccine’s effectiveness and health risks for children. Many parents are still...
www.usatoday.com By Bailey Schulz   Travelers can usually expect an uptick in traffic during Thanksgiving, but there are some factors this year that could add to the congestion. INRIX found that the best time to take off is after 9 p.m. on...
www.usatoday.com By Josh Dulaney,Carmen Forman,Jana Hayes and Hogan Gore   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YyyMdUKm5LE   In the waning hours before Julius Jones' scheduled execution, his mother gave a heartfelt monologue proclaiming his innocence outside the doors of Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt's office on Wednesday. It may have been her last chance...
www.normantranscript.com   Gov. Kevin Stitt ought to heed the state Pardon and Parole board and spare the life of 41-year-old Julius Jones, scheduled to die Nov. 18. Granting Jones clemency will reduce his death sentence to life in prison with the possibility...
www.yourblackworld.net By Victor Omondi   https://youtu.be/xfrcfzWeVCA   Ben Crump, a civil rights attorney, and attorney Alex Hilliard held a press conference on Friday morning to announce the filing of over 100 lawsuits on behalf of Astroworld Festival victims. According to Click 2 Houston, the onslaught of lawsuits...