Former FBI Director James Comey was met with a sea of deafening chants and boos during a speech at Howard University on Friday, Sept. 22, as several students gathered to protest his new role at the historically Black university. Comey, who delivered remarks at the school’s 150th Opening Convocation, stood silently on stage to […]

Protesters rally in downtown St. Louis as fans arrive for a Billy Joel concert at Busch Stadium (Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP) ST. LOUIS (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri filed a lawsuit against the city of St. Louis on Friday over what it called “unlawful and unconstitutional action” during demonstrations […]

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.,AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File) WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP’s last-ditch effort to repeal and replace “Obamacare,” dealing a likely death blow to the legislation and, perhaps, to the Republican Party’s years of vows to kill the program. “I cannot in good conscience vote for […]

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos talks with students during a high school football (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday scrapped Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, replacing it with new instructions that allow universities to require higher standards of evidence when handling complaints. DeVos has said that Obama’s […]

by Ann Garrison In October 2016, the tiny East African nation of Burundi made history by raising an independent head against U.S. empire. Its legislature voted to withdraw from membership in the International Criminal Court, a tool that the U.S. and its Western allies use to discipline unruly African leaders – especially those who sign […]

The new mixed-use project will include 961 added condos and apartments. (Image courtesy of the L.A. Department of City Planning) After an eight-year push for approval, a Black-owned real estate investment firm finally got the “go ahead” on plans to redevelop the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza in South Central Los Angeles. The city’s planning commission […]

  Apartments for Low-Income Seniors. The waiting list for Lakemount Apartments will open on Monday, 09/25/17 and run for 2 weeks through Friday 10/06/17. During that time, Lakemount will be accepting applications from seniors 62 years of age or older, who meet the guidelines for admission. To request an application packet, call 510-832-2018, or come […]

(From left) Ayesha Curry, Issa Rae and Janelle Monaé represent unique aspects of CoverGirl’s brand. (CoverGirl) Ayesha Curry is the latest Black woman to become the face of CoverGirl, firmly cementing #BlackGirlMagic in the drugstore makeup aisle. The announcement follows news that “Insecure” creator/star Issa Rae will also be joining the brand and it has […]

Electricity poles and lines lay toppled on the road after Hurricane Maria hit the eastern region of the island, in Humacao, Puerto Rico,(AP Photo/Carlos Giusti) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Rescuers fanned out to reach stunned victims Thursday after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, knocking out electricity to the entire island and triggering landslides […]

  REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR ON-CALL MODELING SERVICES (RFQ 17/18-01) Notice is hereby given that the San Francisco County Transportation Authority is requesting statements of qualifications from interested firms for On-Call Modeling Services. The full request for qualifications is posted on the Transportation Authority’s website, Statements of qualifications are due by Wednesday, October 4, […]

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