Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Five Connecticut police officers were charged Monday with cruelly neglecting a Black man after he was partially paralyzed in the back of a police van, despite his repeated and desperate pleas for help. Read more5 officers charged after Black man paralyzed in police van
Monday, November 28, 2022
State-level law enforcement units created after the 2020 presidential election to investigate voter fraud are looking into scattered complaints more than two weeks after the midterms but have provided no indication of systemic problems. Read moreNew state voter fraud units finding few cases from midterms
A cholera outbreak sweeping through Haiti is claiming a growing number of children amid a surge in malnutrition, UNICEF announced last week. Read moreChildren in Haiti hit by cholera as malnutrition rises
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
The Miami-Dade County Public Schools Board elected its new chair and vice chair by a unanimous 9-0 vote, leaving it dominated by members who were supported by Gov. Ron DeSantis during the November election. Read moreNew school board leadership lacks Black representation
When incumbents and new lawmakers convened Tuesday in the Legislature, state Rep. Dianne Hart was there to take on a leadership role as chair of the Florida Legislative Black Caucus, a group of minority lawmakers established in the 1960s. Read moreLegislative Black Caucus elects new leader – Democrat Dianne Hart
The city of North Miami has announced the grand marshal of its 47th Annual Winter National Thanksgiving Day Parade. Read moreNorth Miami announces parade grand marshal
President Joe Biden’s plan to provide up to $20,000 in federal student loan forgiveness has been blocked by two federal courts, leaving millions of borrowers wondering what happens next. The Justice Department on Friday asked the Supreme Court to reverse one of the lower court decisions, war… Read moreThe latest on Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan
Following the midterm elections in Florida, Black representation in the GOP has increased in the state Legislature, compared to the last term from 2020-22 when there was just one lone Black Republican – state Rep. Webster Barnaby of Volusia County. Read moreMore Black GOP lawmakers join Florida Legislature
WNBA star Brittney Griner has begun serving her nine-year sentence for drug possession at a remote Russian penal colony that human rights advocates say is known for harsh conditions and violent criminals. It’s in a region once synonymous with the Soviet gulag. Read moreWhat Griner may endure in Russian penal system
Letoyie Leroshi walked for five days hunting water. After three years of drought in Samburu County, Kenya, the riverbeds were bone-dry. Read moreIn brutal drought, Kenyan herders look for hope underground
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Thousands of people joined Virginia’s football team, coaches and staff Saturday in honoring three players who were shot dead as they returned from a field trip last weekend.
Three University of Virginia football players who were shot on a bus as they returned from a field trip each died of a gunshot wound to the head, according to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
The FBI has officially announced that a single minor youth is the main suspect in most racially motivated bomb threats to dozens of Historically Black Colleges and Universities earlier this year that terrorized students.
Former President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he will mount a third White House campaign, launching an early start to the 2024 contest. The announcement comes just a week after an underwhelming midterm showing for Republicans and will force the party to decide whether to embrace a candidat…
Georgia’s election runoff rules could determine control of the Senate for the second time in a row, and Democratic incumbent Raphael Warnock finds himself in the middle of it again — this time against Republican Herschel Walker.
Miami-Dade County Commissioner Keon Hardemon and Barbara Carey-Shuler with elected officials, community and faith leaders. Shown below are members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. including Nancy Dawkins with Carey-Shuler
Russian authorities have transferred WNBA standout Brittney Griner to one of the country’s dreaded penal colonies, a move that, while expected, she and her family had hoped could be avoided.
Racial and ethnic disparities in advanced math and science skills occur far earlier in the United States than previously known. Our new study finds that 13% of white students and 16% of Asian students display advanced math skills by kindergarten. The contrasting percentage for both Black and…
Tuesday, November 08, 2022
The once crowded District 2 Miami-Dade County Commission race finally came to a close Tuesday night after activist and licensed social worker Marleine Bastien overwhelmingly won the seat.
Tropical Storm Nicole forced people from their homes in the Bahamas and threatened to grow into a rare November hurricane in Florida on Wednesday, shutting down airports and Disney World as well as prompting evacuation orders that included former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club.
After making landfall early Thursday morning near Vero Beach as a Category 1 hurricane, producing strong winds, dangerous storm surge and pounding waves along the east coast, Nicole is once again a tropical storm that may have killed five people.
Under gray clouds and pouring rain at Arlington National Cemetery, Vice President Kamala Harris told the nation’s veterans Friday their work makes America stronger, as the administration announced new support for children who live with wounded service members.
If you went missing, how much press would you be “worth?” The Columbia Journalism Review unveiled a tool on Thursday that calculates the number of stories your disappearance would net, based on demographics.
THIS WEEK'S TOP 10
- 5 officers charged after Black man paralyzed in police van
- New state voter fraud units finding few cases from midterms
- Children in Haiti hit by cholera as malnutrition rises
- Change comes to County Hall
- Black influence on Miami Art Week
- New school board leadership lacks Black representation
- Legislative Black Caucus elects new leader – Democrat Dianne Hart
- North Miami announces parade grand marshal