www.avm.com Alexander Smith / AWM contributor On Tuesday one school district in Texas has brought back corporal punishment. Now students who misbehave in class will be paddled until they get better grades. Although there is little evidence that corporal punishment helps students focus...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   University of Oklahoma President David L. Boren today announced the naming of the Department of African and African American Studies in honor of longtime educator and civil rights leader Clara Luper, who made many contributions to...
www.newsone.com Letitia James, who has a long history of progressive politics and advocacy in New York, will take office next month, and Trump should be afraid....
By John Lockett Eagle Guest Writer     I first met Nate Harris on a basketball court at the Old Hutchinson YMCA here in Tulsa.  Nate’s team, the Bumpers, beat my company team (Unit Rig) pretty bad. I had just arrived in Tulsa...
www.cnn.com By Doug Criss     A networking event in Georgia offers an interesting twist: a chance to meet a black person. It may sound like a "Saturday Night Live" skit, but the "Come Meet a Black Person" event -- set for Thursday in Lawrenceville, near Atlanta --...
www.cnn.com By Todd Leopold, CNN Starting in 1955, Domino was a regular on the national pop charts with songs that quickly became classics. Among the titles: "Ain't That a Shame" -- Domino's first crossover hit, which was watered down in a...
www.huffingtonpost.com By: Lilly Workneh Black Voices Senior Editor, The Huffington Post     Alicia Garza was just 11 years old when riots erupted in the streets of Los Angeles 25 years ago ― but her memories of the events that unfolded are vivid. Garza, who...
www.globalgrind.com By kiyonnathewriter     Just hours after Donald Trump took the time out to attack Maxine Waters yet again, the Representative received a mysterious package to her office, which forced everyone to evacuate the building. According to TMZ, the package has been labeled as Anthrax and a hazmat team...
www.latimes.com It’s good to be home.  My fellow Americans, Michelle and I have been so touched by all the well-wishes we’ve received over the past few weeks.  But tonight it’s my turn to say thanks.  Whether we’ve seen eye-to-eye or...
www.thevox.com By Li Zhouli@vox.com      It’s officially day 18 of the partial government shutdown — and its effects are becoming increasingly apparent. The December 21 deadline for funding a portion of the government, including the State Department, the Justice Department, the Transportation Department, the...