Already saddled with a budget crisis amid a cost-of-living crisis, the British prime minister has to deal with his predecessor.
by AmNews Staff Reports When news broke of the passing of the Rev. Doctor Calvin O. Butts III, on Oct. 28, 2022, there was an immediate outpouring from New Yorkers and those beyond. New York Attorney General Letitia James said, “Rev. Dr. Calvin Butts was an icon, spiritual leader, and powerful voice for progress. An
Inaugural Maryland Emancipation Day Festival to Acknowledge Maryland’s Early Abolition of Slavery and Honor African American History and Contributions to the State
The inaugural MDEmancipationFest: A Maryland Emancipation Day Celebration, presented by Baltimore’s Mount Clare at Carroll Park Commission in partnership with The National Center for the Improvisational Arts, will take place on November 5, 2022. It is a community gathering that will feature live music from regional, national, and internationally recognized musical artists, poets, speakers, and
By DaQuan Lawrence, Howard University News Service Students from several schools across America recently met with Vice President Kamala Harris and senior officials from the Biden administration to discuss the current student loan forgiveness plan and college affordability, among other key issues. The meeting took place as the White House hosted a broadcast journalism event
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By Gloria Browne-Marshall, AFRO U.S. Supreme Court Correspondent The courtroom where the U.S. Supreme Court justices recently heard arguments on affirmative action was filled with tension and irony. The judges heard about opposition to affirmative action programs at Harvard College and the University of North Carolina. Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, a Harvard graduate, ascended to
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By Nicole D. Batey, Special to the AFRO The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) is going all-out to encourage and galvanize black voters with Unity ’22 GOTV (Get Out the Vote) Comedy Tour and Organizing Weekends. So far, the tour has performed in key battleground states: Cleveland, Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Detroit and
Previous request for DNA testing was denied By The Associated Press An African-American man who spent more than 38 years behind bars for a 1983 murder and two attempted murders has been released from a California prison after long-untested DNA evidence pointed to a different person, the Los Angeles County district attorney said Oct. 28.
Phillies-Astros news: Phillies will wear powder blue uniforms tonight; Brad Lidge to throw out first pitch – The Philadelphia Inquirer
Phillies-Astros news: Phillies will wear powder blue uniforms tonight; Brad Lidge to throw out first pitch The Philadelphia Inquirer OPINION: Game 5 of World Series is a Legacy-Defining Game for Justin Verlander Sports Illustrated Will Justin Verlander finally win a World Series game? Plus, other best bets for Thursday CBS Sports For a redemption story, look to the