Tuesday, March 2, 2021
www.cnn.com By Arlette Saenz   As President-elect Joe Biden prepares to take office in January, nearly half of the transition team laying the groundwork for his administration is made up of people of color, and women are in the majority. Forty-six percent of the transition staff...
www.yourblackworld.net By Victor Trammell   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8FIZW_DoSEw   Conservative author and pundit Candace Owens (pictured) has formidably scored points in her career from pouncing on foes who cried foul against her powerful allies in the Republican Party. But now, the 31-year-old politico has painted herself as a...
www.cnn.com By Kaitlan Collins, Kevin Liptak, Betsy Klein, Jim Acosta and Paul LeBlanc   President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump tested positive for coronavirus, the President announced early Friday morning, an extraordinary development coming months into a global pandemic and in the final stretch of his...
www.fox23.com By: Theresa Seiger, Cox Media Group National Content Desk   LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A grand jury in Kentucky on Wednesday indicted a former Louisville police detective involved in the March 13 shooting death of 26-year-old Breonna Taylor. Update 1:30 p.m. EDT Sept. 23: Kentucky Attorney...
www.kcur.org By Brian Ellison   To show Black lives matter in Kansas City, organizers plan to put down paint, in the manner of similar projects in elsewhere.   The goal is to begin plotting the art and paint in September, while inspiring positive change that...
www.thejasminebrand.com By Char Patterson   Candace Owens is one of the most controversial voices for the Republican party, but it doesn’t look like she’ll be using it for this week’s Republican National Convention. The roster for key speakers has been released and includes the likes...
www.cbsnews.com By Grace Segers and Melissa Quinn   Three former presidents came together to honor Congressman John Lewis at his funeral in Atlanta, Georgia, on Thursday, completing a week of memorial services for the longtime lawmaker and civil rights icon. Former President Barack...
www.thegrio.com By Gerren Keith Gaynor Activist Tamika Mallory‘s speech during a rally in Minneapolis protesting the death of George Floyd has gone viral. The former Women’s March co-chair said Black America was in a “state of emergency” at the Friday demonstration, where she was joined by...
www.businessinsider.com By Tom Porter   More than 110 nations have signaled support for launching an inquiry into the global response to the coronavirus crisis. A draft resolution set to be voted on at this week's World Health Assembly was first proposed...
www.buzzfeednews.com By Olivia Niland   The reverend cofounded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference with Martin Luther King Jr.   Reverend Joseph Lowery, a leader of the civil rights movement who worked alongside Martin Luther King Jr., has died at age 98. Lowery died Friday night...
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