Tuesday, April 20, 2021

National

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that “democracy has prevailed” as he took the helm of a deeply divided nation and inherited a confluence of crises arguably greater than any...
by Najee El-Amin -- Three of the top names in the sports realm were honored during the Grizzlies 16th annual Earl Lloyd Sports Legacy Symposium. The program took place on Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday on Jan. 18 and was...
by Alexandra Jaffe -- WASHINGTON — Kamala Harris will make history on Wednesday when she becomes the nation’s first female vice president — and the first Black woman and the first woman of South Asian descent to hold that office....
The House session that resulted in the second impeachment of President Donald J. Trump  afforded lawmakers an opportunity to put the need to do so into the Congressional record. Here are some of the expressed thoughts and associated images: “After President...
Stacy M. Brown -- First came the testimony and closing arguments – Congress members laid out a four-year reign of terror that was Donald Trump’s presidency. Then came the verdict – Congress voted to impeach Trump, and in the process, placed...
by Aamer Madhani --  CHICAGO — President Donald Trump repeatedly claimed in the final months of his presidency — and without a trace of irony — to have done more for Black Americans than anyone with the “possible exception” of...
A LIVE conversation with NASA astronaut Victor J. Glover Jr. from the International Space Station will be among the highlights of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.’s 107th Anniversary Virtual Global Founders’ Day Celebration on Saturday (Jan. 9). Micheal E. Cristal,...
A host of Tennessee lawmakers condemned President Donald Trump after his supporters swarmed the U.S. Capitol Wednesday to contest the results from the November election. Trump supporters breached the U.S. Capitol in protest of the election results, which they contend...
by Stacy M. Brown --  After watching African Americans protest the police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others, many in Black communities called law enforcement’s response to Wednesday’s storming of the U.S. Capitol tepid at best. “So imagine Black...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver said he was caught off guard by the negative response after he ended his opening prayer on the first day of the new Congress by saying, “Amen and A-woman.” Cleaver, a United...