Justice for Shanquella Robinson

by ARIAMA C. LONG Report for America Corps Member / Amsterdam News Staff The murky circumstances surrounding the death of 25-year-old Shanquella Robinson, a Black woman from North Carolina who died on a trip to Mexico with her six “friends” back in October, has not only spurred an international investigation but a fierce debate in


Coppin State University Launches Brand Campaign

By Coppin State University Release BALTIMORE – Coppin State University recently launched its In brand awareness campaign, which will support the university in strengthening its brand and reputation as a leader in urban higher education. The In campaign, funded by resources received through the HBCU settlement fund, and created in collaboration with The SAX Agency, will be interwoven throughout academics, student


Jeffries takes Dem leadership

by ARIAMA C. LONG Report for America Corps Member / Amsterdam News Staff House Democratic Caucus Chair and Brooklyn U.S. Rep. Hakeem S. Jeffries is the next Dem leader after U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stepped down two weeks ago. He’s the first Black person to hold the position in history. Pelosi, 82, was already


What Causes Anxiety Attacks and Panic Attacks? | Video

*Ever wonder what the difference is between anxiety attacks and panic attacks? Per Healthline, “anxiety is often triggered by certain stressors and may build gradually,” while “panic attacks can occur unexpectedly and abruptly.” Panic attacks “involve intense and often overwhelming fear” and physical symptoms typically include “a racing heartbeat, shortness of breath, or nausea.” Anyone


Cynthia Bailey Accuses Mike Hill of Cheating During Marriage in Court Docs – He Blames ‘Error’

*Despite her initial claims that there was no infidelity going on in her marriage, Cynthia Bailey’s recently-filed court documents say otherwise. As previously reported, the former “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star announced in October that she and her ex-husband, Mike Hill, were divorcing after less than two years of marriage. She claimed that the relationship