Sunday, September 20, 2020
www.blackamericaweb.com By LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press   The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed Gen. Charles Brown Jr. as chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force, making him the first black officer to lead one of the nation’s military services. Vice President Mike Pence took...
www.newsone.com By Adrian Moore     Former Fort Worth police officer Aaron Dean was indicted by a grand jury for murder on Friday for the fatal shooting of Atatiana Jefferson in her home on October 12, according to WFAA. Twenty-eight-year-old Jefferson was playing video games with her 8-year-old nephew...
www.washingtonpost.com By Samantha Schmidt and Sandhya Somashekhar     SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Hurricane Maria raked across Puerto Rico Wednesday as the most powerful storm to strike the island in more than 80 years, ripping roofs off buildings and filling homes with water, and knocking out power...
www.news.yahoo.com By Lachlan Cartwright, Justin Baragona The Daily Beast   Fox News has cut ties with MAGA vlogging superstars Diamond & Silk, who had contributed original content to the network’s streaming service Fox Nation since shortly after its late 2018 launch. The sudden...
www.espn.com By Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer   DENVER -- Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Russell Westbrook broke Oscar Robertson's record for triple-doubles in a season in spectacular, storybook fashion. Westbrook's 42nd triple-double of the season was a 50-point, 16-rebound, 10-assist performance Sunday that...
www.newsone.com By Parker Riley     When people talk about modern lynchings, R. Kelly and Bill Cosby are not legitimate examples. Ramon Smith and Jarron Moreland, both 21, are two men who were lynched in 2018. On April 18,  police found the dismembered bodies of the young men in a pond outside...
news.yahoo.com By Doyle McManus, LA Times    It's about time. After more than three years of relative self-restraint while President Trump lambasted his character and eviscerated his policies, former President Obama has waded back into politics just in time for the presidential campaign. In a...
www.thegrio.com By Kia Morgan-Smith Nearly four million historic photos taken by Ebony magazine photographers over the years, which became the soundtrack of the lives of African Americans during pivotal moments in history, will now be auctioned off to the highest bidder. —A Sad Day: Ebony...
www.newsone.com Written By Bruce C.T. Wright   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LaAzKNuEEfA   One of the many efforts by White racists to demonize Black people has been stopped dead in its tracks, thanks to some updated statistics provided by the federal government. Unlike what appears to be popular opinion,...
By Liam Stack www.nytimes.com.       Early voting for the midterm elections has begun in states across the country, and enthusiasm — and voter turnout — both appear to be high, with hundreds of thousands of mail-in ballots arriving in Florida and voters lining...
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