Thursday, January 21, 2021
www.wsj.com By Josh Mitchell   Education Secretary Betsy DeVos submitted her resignation to President Trump on Thursday night, becoming the second member of Mr. Trump's cabinet to resign since pro-Trump rioters stormed the Capitol on Wednesday. "We should be highlighting and celebrating your Administration's...
www.theoklahoman.com By CHRIS CASTEEL   https://youtu.be/yJhiMnVpjnw     Members of Oklahoma’s congressional delegation sheltered in the Capitol complex and other locations while mobs of people protesting President Donald J. Trump’s election defeat stormed the House and Senate chambers. Oklahoma Sen. James Lankford was speaking on the...
www.nytimes.com     Congress ratified Mr. Biden’s election victory after a day in which a mob of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol. President Trump issued a statement saying there would be an “orderly transition” on Jan. 20. Facebook bans Trump indefinitely. See which members of...
www.washingtonpost.com By John Wagner, Felicia Sonmez, Mike DeBonis and Karoun Demirjian   Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) issued an emotional plea for Congress to confirm President-elect Joe Biden’s win and abandon efforts to subvert the election results. “Voters, the courts, and the states...
www.newser.com By Newser Editors and Wire Services   Eric Jerome Dickey, the bestselling novelist who blended crime, romance, and eroticism in Sister, Sister; Waking With Enemies; and dozens of other stories about contemporary Black life, has died at age 59. Dickey's publicist at Penguin...
www.nytimes.com By Reid J. Epstein and Astead W. Herndon   As Democrats inched closer to flipping both of Georgia’s Senate seats from the incumbent Republicans, credit began to flow to one person broadly acknowledged as being most responsible for Georgia’s new status as a Democratic...
www.huffingtonpost.com By Joyce M. Rosenberg and Justin Myers AP Thousands of minority-owned small businesses were at the end of the line in the government’s coronavirus relief program as many struggled to find banks that would accept their applications or were disadvantaged...
www.cnbc.com By Lorie Konish @LORIEKONISH   KEY POINTS Today marks the day when voters will cast their ballots for the two Georgia U.S. Senate seats. The outcome of those races will determine which party controls that chamber. That could have big implications...
www.newsone.com   “When you look at Ebony, you look at the history not just for Black people, but of the United States,” said Bridgeman.   A retired NBA player is stepping up to save an iconic publication that is embedded in the fabric...
www.goodhousekeeping.com BY ALESANDRA DUBIN A new year is a powerful occasion: It’s a time when we reflect on our gratitude for the past and our hopes for the future. And it’s a chance to welcome a fresh start to reinvigorate our enthusiasm for chasing...
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