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Vernon E. Jordan, civil rights activist, passes at 85

A smooth, polished and elegant style characterized Vernon E. Jordan Jr.’s political comportment, as well as his personal demeanor.

Crisis in Texas: Winter storm leaves lasting impact

Residents in Houston are still dealing with the aftermath of a rare winter storm and low temperatures that hit the area last week.

Dr. Ralph Bunche: A Hero of U.S. Diplomacy

Dr. Ralph Bunche: A Hero of U.S. Diplomacy

There’s a riot going on: St. Louis inmates want their voices heard

Inmates at a jail in downtown St. Louis had enough. Conditions. Treatment. It was enough. And they displayed it in the only way they know how.

Mary Wilson, founding member of The Supremes, dies at 76

Mary Wilson, founding member of The Supremes, dies at 76

COVID-19 financial scams on the rise

With many people experiencing COVID-19-related financial challenges, cybercriminals have unfortunately been preying on the situation.

Elder who survived COVID turns 103

Della Hathorne of Guthrie, Okla. has a lot to celebrate as she turns 103.

Violent arrest and pepper-spraying of 9-year-old girl causes national outrage

The recent brutal arrest and pepper-spraying of a 9-year-old Black girl in Rochester, N.Y. caught on video is causing national outrage and major changes in policing.

Hank Aaron remembered as advocate for higher education at HBCU Talladega College

World-famous baseball right fielder Henry Louis Aaron, also known as “Hammerin’ Hank,” died Jan. 22, 2021, in Atlanta

American hero Eugene Goodman receives promotion

Black Capitol Police officer Eugene Goodman, who was noted for his bravery during the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, received a promotion to acting deputy House sergeant-at-arms.

National Civil Rights Museum celebrates King holiday virtually

The National Civil Rights Museum presents King Day: A Virtual Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday on Jan. 18.

U.S. Attorney Seeking Sedition and Conspiracy Charges in Aftermath of Capitol Riot

U.S. Attorney Seeking Sedition and Conspiracy Charges in Aftermath of Capitol Riot

A second impeachment of Trump looms

A second impeachment of Trump looms

Calls to end death penalty grow after Brandon Bernard execution

Public outcry from big names, including the Rev. Jesse Jackson, to spare the life of Brandon Bernard fell on deaf ears as he was executed on Dec. 10.

Demand that Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans Stop Blocking COVID-19 Relief

Demand that Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans Stop Blocking COVID-19 Relief

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