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Attorney General Merrick Garland Announces Several Actions to Protect Voting Rights

Citing escalating voting restriction laws in Republican-controlled states around the country, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced several actions that…

Pulitzer Board Issues Special Citation to Darnella Frazier, the Teen Who Recorded George Floyd’s Murder

“For courageously recording the murder of George Floyd, a video that spurred protests against police brutality around the world, highlighting…

Biden leads celebration of Black Music Month

The proclamation arrives approximately 41 years from June 7, 1979 – that President Jimmy Carter decreed June as Black Music…

Get your teens vaccinated

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky reiterated the agency’s call for parents to vaccinate their children.

IN MEMORIAM: Iconic Actor Clarence Williams III Dead at 81

His role as “Linc” on “The Mod Squad” in the 1970s, catapulted Williams into the mainstream. But some of his…

Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments Begin in July

“While the American Rescue Plan provides for this vital tax relief to hard-working families for this year, Congress must pass…

Karine Jean-Pierre Makes White House History as Second Black Woman to Lead Briefing

For more than an hour, Jean-Pierre, the principal deputy press secretary for the White House, took questions from journalists –…

Entertainer Gina Barilone wants to ‘Push the Envelope’ against Pancreatic Cancer

“Less than 20 percent to 30 percent, of those with pancreatic cancer, have a life expectancy of five years,” Barilone…

Biden nominates three Black Women for Federal Court of Appeals

For his first three federal Court of Appeals nominations, President Biden named three Black women — Tiffany Cunningham, Ketanji Brown…

St. Louis Elects Tishaura Jones as City’s First Black Woman Mayor

Tishaura O. Jones’ victory arrives on the heels of Kim Janey’s ascension to mayor in Boston, another major U.S. city…