Wednesday, January 19, 2022

National

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Saturday acquitted Donald Trump of inciting the horrific attack on the U.S. Capitol, concluding a historic impeachment trial that exposed the fragility of America’s democratic traditions and left a divided nation to come...
In a stellar sea of energetic, service-driven legal standouts, Jasmine Bolton knew there was a chance she might be asked to join President Joe Biden’s Office of Civil Rights. So could hundreds of other exceptional lawyers around the country. So, between...
by Stacy M. Brown -- Baseball’s recognized home run king and an African-American hero, Henry “Hank” Aaron, has died at the age of 86. Aaron, who broke Babe Ruth’s all-time home run record on April 8, 1974, was not just a...
WASHINGTON – Vice President Kamala Harris broke the barrier that has kept men at the top ranks of American power for more than two centuries when she took the oath Wednesday to hold the nation’s second-highest office. Harris was sworn...
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...