Monday, May 16, 2022

National

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan on Thursday began enforcing the nation’s strictest rules for lead in drinking water, a plan that eventually will result in replacing all 500,000 lead service pipes statewide in the wake of the contamination of...
Over the last decade you may have heard the term gerrymandering thrown around. It refers to the process where legislators draw up heavily partisan districts for their states that often result in them getting a majority of the vote. According...
By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. (President and CEO, NNPA) All parents want the best for their children. We all acknowledge that attaining a high-quality K-12 education is probably the single most important factor that will determine the future life success of a student in the public school systems throughout the United States. Yet, the […]
According to a Gallup poll, former first lady Michelle Obama has been named America’s most admired woman of 2018, knocking Hillary Clinton from the top spot for the first time in 17 years, CNN reports. Mrs. Obama released a memoir, “Becoming,”...
by Cara Anna and Christopher Torchia Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Johnny Clegg, a South African musician who performed in defiance of racial barriers imposed under the country's apartheid system decades ago and celebrated its new democracy under Nelson Mandela, died...
-- by Sara Burnett and Brian Slodysk -- DETROIT — Should Democrats be going big or getting real? That’s the question that dominated the Democratic presidential primary debate as progressive favorites Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders fended off attacks from...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, the explosive case that triggered worldwide protests, violence and a furious reexamination of racism and policing in...
Cardi B sat down with presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders to “educate” her followers on the issues fans told her they wanted to discuss, and they got an earful on everything from erasing student loan debt to ending police brutality. Recorded...
Watch and discuss findings from the 2017 NUL State of Black America Report – measuring how Blacks and Hispanics are faring compared to Whites in education, jobs, and justice. Follow the conversation on social media via #ProtectOurProgress. Your browser does not support iframes.
By NICHOLAS RICCARDI and BILL BARROW, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats spent more time making the case for their ability to beat President Donald Trump than trying to defeat each other in their fifth debate. Civil in tone, mostly cautious...