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Senate passes Bill to create African American burial grounds network

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed legislation that would better protect historic African American cemeteries. The measure also paves the way for the creation of an African American Burial Grounds Network. “We know that for too long in too many parts ...

Nearly seven years after water provided to the residents of the majority Black city of Flint, Michigan, several officials, including former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, reportedly will face criminal cha

Nearly seven years after water provided to the residents of the majority Black city of Flint, Michigan, several officials, including former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, reportedly will face criminal charges. Snyder, his health director, and other ex-officials were informed of ...

President-Elect Biden Says Police Would Have Reacted Far Different With Black Lives Matter Protest

President-elect Joe Biden pulled no punches on Thursday when he spoke about the violent mob that rioted, looted, and ransacked the U.S. Capitol a day earlier. The actions from the mob of President Donald Trump supporters contributed to death, destruction, ...

U.S. House votes to impeach President Donald Trump

A week after an angry mob of supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol Building in Washington in an effort to stop the Congress from certifying the election of President-elect Joe Biden, the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday ...

Trump plans to execute four Black Death row inmates before he leaves office

Trump and Barr have executed about 25% of all death row prisoners and, according to a recent interview with the Associated Press the Attorney General has not only defended the pace of execution but also pledged to do more before ...

Senate passes HBCU Bill

The HBCU PARTNERS Act builds on President Donald Trump’s 2017 executive order on HBCUs, Sens. Scott and Coons noted in a news release. It will require federal agencies with relevant grants and programs to undertake annual planning and coordinate their ...

Electoral College seals President-Elect Biden’s election victory

Though largely viewed as a formality, the many challenges and the outrageous – almost treasonous – behavior displayed by Trump, his supporters, and a large swath of Republican officials made this year’s Electoral College gathering more eventful, if not uncertain.

President-Elect Joe Biden announces key members of health team

This deeply qualified, diverse team will be ready on day one to contain the COVID pandemic; ensure the safe, free, and equitable distribution of vaccines; make sure every American has access to affordable, quality health care; and guard against the ...

Electoral College affirms President-elect Biden's win in election

The Electoral College on Monday officially affirmed President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala as the winners of the Nov. 3 election. Electors in each of the states cast their ballots and put Biden over the 270 electoral votes needed ...

Senate passes Durbin bill to rename Elwood Post Office after Larry Walsh Sr.

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) on Friday announced that the Senate unanimously passed legislation he introduced to rename the U.S. Post Office facility located at 303 E. Mississippi Ave. in Elwood, Illinois, after former Will County Executive Lawrence ...

Black-owned Greeting Card Brand, Culture Greetings, Now Offers In-Store Pickup at Walgreens

“The launching of this new partnership and integration reflects a significant first for the Walgreens API team,” said Andrew Schweinfurth, Manager, Walgreens Developer Relations. “As we welcome Culture Greetings and founder Dr. Dionne Mahaffey, we acknowledge that she is the ...

‘How did 12 percent of Black men vote for Trump?’

Juan Williams posted that he’s a Black man born in a Latin country and grew up in a Spanish-speaking family. The author and Fox News political analyst then stated a head-scratching fact that many still find difficult to rationalize. “It ...

Incumbent Democratic Congresswoman Underwood projected winner in election

Results released on Thursday from the Nov. 3 General Election showed incumbent Democratic Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) defeated her opponent Jim Oberweis, capturing 51 percent of the total votes to Oberweis' 49 percent.

Illinois legislators congratulate President-elect Biden on victory

When news of President-elect Joe Biden’s projected victory finally emerged late Saturday morning, and vote totals in enough of the key states showed he had more than the necessary 270 electoral votes to defeat incumbent President Donald Trump, cities across ...

President Elect Biden addresses voters in Delaware

The votes were finally tallied on Saturday morning and Joe Biden officially became President Elect Biden, capturing 290 electoral votes to incumbent Donald Trump’s 214.

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