www.occupydemocrats.com By: SHEILA NORTON   President Trump has cancelled the the 17th annual White House Cinco de Mayo celebration. Instead of the prominent festivities of recent years, which have been headlined by the President of the United States, the event is being moved to an as...
www.chicagotribune.com By: Angela Caputo, Katherine Skiba and Blair Kamin   Former first couple Barack and Michelle Obama on Wednesday offered the first look at the design of the planned Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park — a campus of three buildings highlighted by...
www.theadvocate.com By: TRUDY RING   Donald Trump’s long-rumored “religious liberty” executive order, allowing a broad license to discriminate against LGBT people and others, is coming Thursday, Politico reports. Several leaders of the religious right have been invited to the White House that day, which...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire To celebrate National Small Business Week, the Mayor’s Office for Human Rights’ Small Business Enterprise Program is hosting a networking mixer on May 4, from 2:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Central Center at Centennial...
www.hogshaven.com By: iH8dallas   Hogs Haven takes a look at what the drafting of Samaje Perine means for the offense in 2017.   Before I start this article, I guess I should add this disclaimer. I am fully entrenched in the ‘Jay Gruden-Doesn’t-Run-The-Ball-And-Loves-The-Arena-League’ camp. That being...
www.newsone.com By: NIGEL ROBERTS The Florida NAACP called the invitation “a slap in the face to minorities.” Bethune-Cookman University raised eyebrows when it announced on Monday that U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos would deliver the keynote speech at its 2017 commencement...
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.bleacherreport.com By: TYLER CONWAY Former North Carolina star Rashad McCants became the first No. 1 overall selection in BIG3 history, as the fledgling league hosted its inaugural draft Sunday. McCants, 32, played four NBA seasons for the Minnesota Timberwolves and Sacramento Kings. He...
www.washingtontimes.com By:  Cheryl K. Chumley   Fox News is on a rolling, plunging, rocky ride of late, with all the sexual harassment allegations, suits, settlements, claim and the rest — and now, this. Black anchor Kelly Wright has joined a handful of former...
www.themic.com By: Aaron Morrison @aaronlmorrison NEW YORK CITY — Tiffany Crutcher, the twin sister of Terence Crutcher, a black man gunned down by Tulsa, Oklahoma, police Officer Betty Shelby in September, said she and her family have a singular focus as the officer goes...