Tuesday, August 4, 2020
www.huffingtonpost.com By Lilly Workneh The congresswoman announced the winner with actress Tracee Ellis Ross. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Ca.) was greeted with a standing ovation when she walked onstage at the MTV Movie & TV Awards on Sunday. The congresswoman ― who has drummed...
www.haaretz.com By: Allison Kaplan Sommer White House staffer Omarosa Manigault reached out to the anti-Semitic Nation of Islam leader, but most Jewish groups have been deafeningly silent in response. It's a startling double standard compared to their treatment of Keith Ellison The news...
www.ktul.com By: Clayton Youngman TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby's high-profile trial has begun. Jury selection began Monday in Shelby's trial for first-degree manslaughter after she shot and killed Terence Crutcher in September 2016. Crutcher was unarmed at the time...
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...
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