Wednesday, January 19, 2022

National

They wore clerical collars and vestments, their heads covered with Kippahs and Taqiyahs. Religious leaders and congregants rallied Monday in Washington to say “the soul of the nation” is at stake. The leaders of multiple faiths near the Martin Luther...
© REUTERS/Mike Blake A Wells Fargo bank sign is pictured in downtown Los Angeles A homeowner has filed a proposed class action lawsuit accusing Wells Fargo & Co (WFC.N) of improperly charging thousands of customers nationwide to lock in interest rates...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, DC—Buick hosted eight African-American journalists on a historic road trip in the 2017 Buick LaCrosse, where they drove from Philadelphia to Washington D.C. for an exclusive tour of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). In their 2017 Buick LaCrosse, journalists made stops at several historic African-American points […]
By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Against a backdrop of death threats and under the cover of night, officials in New Orleans have begun to dismantle Confederate monuments honoring racists of the Civil War and Jim Crow eras of United States history. Workers removing the first of four monuments wore bulletproof vests, helmets and […]
While African Americans make up nearly 70 percent of the Memphis population, the ability to wield that strength is marginalized if there is not a show of force at the polls. Early voting now is underway for federal, state and municipal...
The lone victim killed during a peaceful counter-protest against white supremacist hate during the Charlottesville, Va., rally Saturday, has been identified as Heather Heyer. While police have not officially identified the woman who died in the crash, family and friends...
Amber Floyd, a senior associate at Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP, has been named a recipient of the 2017 American Bar Association (ABA)  “On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyers” award. Floyd is the only Tennessee attorney this...
By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Bill Cosby is blind. It’s been more than two years since the embattled, television and film legend, who was once known as “America’s Dad,” has spoken out publicly. During a recent interview with the NNPA Newswire, Cosby revealed that he’s lost his sight. Waking one morning about two […]