Thursday, December 1, 2022

News

By Candace J. Semien (The Drum/NNPA Member) BATON ROUGE — When Jonathan Hage traveled to Baton Rouge following the August flood, the Charter School USA director’s first concerns were his teachers’ and students’ well-being. Along with his wife and other executives, Hage brought hope and money; each teacher received $500. “It’s not money. It’s love,” […]
By Stacy M. Brown (The Washington Informer/NNPA Member) Bill Cosby continued his vigorous defense of his innocence and his famous brand last Thursday as the iconic, but troubled, comedian’s legal team argued that public statements in his defense are not defamatory. Cosby’s lawyer, Angela C. Argusa, filed an opening appellate brief in the ongoing case […]
A 14-year-old girl has been charged with aggravated murder charges after killing her own father. The girl's mother and other family members insist the teen she was trying to save her family from "years" of abuse...
Earlier this year, Earledreka White called 911 after being pulled over for a traffic stop. She wanted another officer on scene because she felt the officer who pulled her over was harassing her...

George Zimmerman was assaulted by a man at a restaurant who punched him in the face after hearing him brag about having killed Trayvon Martin.

-Inmate Allegedly Assaults Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof In Prison Shower

According to witnesses, the incident …

A Gary, Indiana, woman says that she was kicked out of a store for wearing a niqab and hijab, and she captured part of the discriminatory moment on video...
Jason Wilson isn't here for the idea that boys don't cry...
NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) — Fire officials are investigating after a blaze damaged the western New York apartment of a volunteer firefighter who said he received a racist, threatening letter earlier this week...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is shortening the sentences of 214 federal inmates, including 67 doing life.

The White House says it’s the largest batch of commutations on a single day in more than a century. Almost all the …