Wednesday, May 18, 2022

National

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...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Angry supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in a chaotic protest aimed at thwarting a peaceful transfer of power, forcing lawmakers to be rushed from the building and interrupting challenges to...
ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats won both Georgia Senate seats — and with them, the U.S. Senate majority — as final votes were counted Wednesday, serving President Donald Trump a stunning defeat in his last days in office while dramatically...
by Ashley Terrell -- President-elect Joe Biden has hired an all-female senior communications team. “Communicating directly and truthfully to the American people is one of the most important duties of a President, and this team will be entrusted with the tremendous responsibility of...
by Deepti Hajela -- NEW YORK — David Dinkins, who broke barriers as New York City’s first African American mayor, but was doomed to a single term by a soaring murder rate, stubborn unemployment and his mishandling of a riot...
by Stacy M. Brown -- Midshipman 1st Class Sydney Barber, a mechanical engineering major from Illinois, has been named brigade commander for the spring semester at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Barber, a track star with a stated desire...
by Christopher Tidmore -- (BlackPressUSA) -- Donald Trump earned a historically high African-American vote in his bid for reelection of at least 12 percent, according to results of 2020 exit polls by Edison Research – an improvement of four percent...
Vice president-elect Kamala Harris on Saturday paid tribute to the women, particularly Black women, whose shoulders she stands on as she shatters barriers that have kept mostly white men entrenched at the highest levels of American politics for more...