Wednesday, July 8, 2020
www.npr.org By RODNEY CARMICHAEL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnwiYdFaRfk   You know America's turning cold again when Ice Cube freezes over. Like a thermostat set to gauge the temperature of our racial transgressions, gangsta rap's first political provocateur got triggered this past Friday night; it took the abuse...
www.rueters.com By Susan Cornwell and Richard Cowan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_TDkgIEn5Ac U.S. Senate Republican leaders postponed a vote on a healthcare overhaul on Tuesday after resistance from members of their own party, and President Donald Trump summoned Republican senators to the White House to urge...
www.cnbc.com By Jacob Pramuk   House Democrats release their latest coronavirus relief bill as they try to blunt the pandemic’s effects on the economy. The chamber plans to vote on the legislation, which includes relief for state and local governments, direct...
www.newsone.com By Bruce C.T. Wright   "I would call it sort of a call to action or a movement to inspire other girls of color to read."   This revolution will be televised – or at least streamed online. And make no mistake: When you’re dealing with a...
www.nbcnews.com By ADAM EDELMAN     Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman denied Thursday she was fired from her White House position, insisting instead that she left on her own terms — but acknowledged being "uncomfortable," "upset" and "unhappy" with the way President...
www.thesun.co.uk By Lauren Fruen and Corey Charlton     Joe Jackson, the father of Michael Jackson, was buried Tuesday July 2nd at the same cemetery as his late superstar son Michael Jackson. His daughter Janet led mourners at the pop patriarch's private funeral service...
www.thegrio.com By Ny Magee   Kim Porter —model, actress, and mother to three of Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs’ kids— was laid to rest at an emotional funeral in Columbus, Georgia on Nov. 24. Porter was also the mother of actor Quincy Brown, from her relationship with R&B singer Al B. Sure....
By Joseph Russell Benjamin Palm-Goodwin       My family coordinated and financed the entire rebuilding of Greenwood, so I know the bodies are not there, based on all the research and oral history I received. The truth is, the massive amount of murdered...
www.theguardian.com By Etan Thomas Your protest started a conversation and inspired an entire generation of athlete activists to find their voices, but the time for silence is over. We need to hear directly from you Dear Colin, My son Malcolm and I are...
www.thegrio.com By Christina M. Greer I am still reeling over the recent comments made by Sean “Diddy” Combs. “The black vote is not going to be for free,” Diddy said on Naomi Campbell’s web series No Filter with Naomi. “We want to know very clearly. Just...
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