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by Caleb Gayle April Ryan, White House correspondent for American Urban Radio Networks, and other journalists of color have not been favorites of President Donald Trump. From telling Ryan to set up a meeting with the Congressional Black Caucus when she asked if he planned to meet with Black members of Congress to calling her […]

by Andrea Marcos and Maru Mora Villalpando A detainee in medical distress in the privately managed Northwest Detention Center – Art: Joshua Boulet, Seattle Weekly Tacoma, Wash. – On Tuesday, Dec. 11, up to 40 immigrants detained at the now infamous Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma began refusing meals, initiating a hunger strike in protest […]

by Lynda Carson On June 19, 2018 – Juneteenth, Black Freedom Day – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., introduced her bill to permit the use of marijuana in states where it is legal – for medical or recreational purposes – in federally-assisted housing, including public housing and the Section 8 housing program. Oakland – In […]

Hot 97’s Ebro Darden had his say, now Kodak Black has spoken out, telling his side of the story. The Florida rapper recently stopped by “The Breakfast Club,” just a few days after he and Darden had a very intense exchange. Darden brought up Kodak’s sexual misconduct accusation during the talk, Kodak walked out and a video of […]

Peter Thomas is no longer a part of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” since his divorce from Cynthia Bailey was finalized and she moved on with Mike Hill. But when he was on the show, he was known to get into women’s business. During Kandi Burruss’ appearance on “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen” Sunday, the star addressed a […]

Authorities in Connecticut are investigating a racist video recorded by a white teenager that’s rife with racist slurs and repeated threats to “lynch” Black Americans. Southington Police, as well as officials with Southington Public Schools, are reviewing the matter, as a Southington High School student is believed to be behind the racist clip, NBC Connecticut […]

The U.S. Education Department says it will start forgiving federal loans for 15,000 former students whose colleges closed before they could graduate. Department officials say the $150 million in loans will automatically be wiped clean, including about $80 million for former students of the defunct Corinthian Colleges for-profit chain, which collapsed in 2015. Former US […]

by Pittsburgh ABC Activists from Ohio and Pennsylvania rally outside the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC) Central Office in Columbus, Ohio. – Photo: Pittsburgh ABC On Friday, Nov. 16, activists from across Ohio and Pennsylvania collaborated for an action outside the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC) Central Office in Columbus. The […]

by Tawana Guillaume, Craig Dittmann and Taiwo Kujichagulia-Seitu, Teachers Timothy Killings, after school coordinator at Markham Elementary School, gives a speech outside Oakland City Hall during the Dec. 10 teachers’ rally. – Photo: Jana Asenbrennerova, SF Chronicle Oakland – On Monday, Dec. 10, teachers from Madison Park Academy Upper joined with teachers across Oakland Unified […]

Lyric Performing Arts Academy in motion Oakland, PRLog – Lyric Performing Arts Academy (LPAA) presents the third annual “Jazzy Nutcracker” at the East Oakland Youth Development Center on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. Set to the music of Duke Ellington’s “Nutcracker Suite,” this family-friendly event will provide children of all ages an afternoon of holiday fun. […]

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