Wednesday, June 3, 2020
www.nbcnews.com By Elizabeth Chuck and Alex Johnson / Aug.16.2018 / 9:02 AM ET   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHR1bJFQsMk   Aretha Franklin — the first woman to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, dubbed the Queen of Soul for powerful anthems like "Respect" and "Chain of...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr fjones@theoklamomaeagle.net https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMnwthv5c3E&feature=youtu.be   There is a saying that until change, tragedy or disaster hits home, you really don’t understand it. Now, with the Crawford Park shootings, Sunday July 9th, 2017, Black on Black crime has hit Tulsa north...
www.thegrio.com On Tuesday evening, as President Donald Trump addressed Congress for the first time, several of the 66 members of the House Democratic Women’s Working Group wore “suffragette white” as a show of solidarity for women’s rights. The decision to wear white...
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....
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....
www.yahoo.com By Erin Jensen     Trevor Noah brought up recent developments into the investigation of January's attack on actor Jussie Smollett on his nightly program Monday. As of Sunday, Chicago police were pursuing "additional detective work" amid suspicion that the attack may have been faked. Two...
www.nytimes.com By John Koblin   ABC canceled the hit sitcom “Roseanne” on Tuesday hours after the show’s star and co-creator, Roseanne Barr, posted a racist tweet about a former top adviser to President Barack Obama. Early on Tuesday, Ms. Barr posted a comment about Valerie Jarrett,...
www.cnn.com By Betsy Klein and Jennifer Hansler https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAzuDJQkxis President Donald Trump on Thursday granted a posthumous pardon to boxer Jack Johnson on the advice of actor Sylvester Stallone.   "Today I've issued an executive grant of clemency, a full pardon, posthumously, to John Arthur 'Jack' Johnson ......
www.nydailynews.com By ARIEL SCOTTI   First Lady Melania Trump's "Be Best" campaign to help kids launched on Monday — but the rollout was marred by questions about the slogan, concerns that she again ripped off Michelle Obama and a broken website link. The First...
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...
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