Here’s what we know and what comes next: Tennessee House GOP Expels 2 BLACK Democrats in Retaliation Over Gun Control Protest | VIDEO

*(CNN) — Two (Black) Democratic members of the Tennessee House of Representatives have been expelled while a third (White) member was spared in an ousting by Republican lawmakers that was decried by the trio as oppressive, vindictive, and racially motivated. Protesters packed the state Capitol on Thursday to denounce the expulsions of Reps. Justin Jones


Baltimore to host America’s first dirt bike campus

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, After more than a year of work, Brittany Young, founder of B-360, accepted a $3 million federal investment for the nation’s first dirt bike campus on March 24.  “Imagine a space where you can ride indoors, a space [where] you can run outdoors, a commercial kitchen, classrooms [with] homegrown


Op-ed: Who are the real criminals?

By Dayvon Love During the 2023 Maryland General Assembly, LBS focused mostly on dealing with the criminal justice elements of cannabis legalization. We have been working to prohibit the use of odor as the basis for searches from law enforcement and to remove criminal penalties for possession of cannabis about the 2.5 oz civil amount.


Bowie State University’s Performing Arts Center theatre named for Dionne Warwick

By Deborah Bailey, Contributing Editor Bowie State University’s Performing Arts Center (PAC) now bears the name of internationally renowned singer, Dionne Warwick. In a ceremony this past week, the PAC theatre was formally renamed the Dionne Warwick Performing Arts Theatre.   Hundreds gathered in attendance to celebrate with Warwick and the campus, including Gospel Singer, BeBe


Threat Level Orange: Trump slams D.A. Alvin Bragg after historic indictment and arraignment, community responds

by TANDY LAU Amsterdam News Staff, Report for America Corps Member 34 counts for 45. And announced by Harlem’s own.  Manhattan D.A. Alvin Bragg took center stage at a Lower Manhattan press conference to delineate the first-ever criminal charges against an American president this past Tuesday, April 4. “Earlier this afternoon, Donald Trump was arraigned on