President Biden Faces Critical Challenge In Michigan Primary ‘uncommitted’ Vote Campaign

President Biden Faces Critical Challenge in Michigan Primary ‘Uncommitted’ Vote Campaign

An ongoing campaign launched in early February by Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib, gained momentum over the weeks leading up to today’s primary and is posing a problem for President Joe Biden. Michigan is home to the largest population of Arab Americans in the nation, and many of those voters, primarily Democrats, are opting to vote […]

Man Who Yelled Racial Slurs, Punched Black Food Truck Owner Gets 36 Months

Man Who Yelled Racial Slurs, Punched Black Food Truck Owner Gets 36 Months

Photo: Getty Images An Oregon man who shouted racial slurs while repeatedly punching a Black food truck owner has been sentenced. On Wednesday (Feb. 21), Daniel Thomas Warren, 40, was sentenced to 36 months in prison in connection to the June 2023 attack on LoRell’s Chicken Shack owner Darell Preston, per KTVL. Police said Warren […]

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J. Pharoah Doss: Would conservatives prefer a Super Bowl rendition of ‘If We Must Die?’

JAMES WELDON JOHNSON Once again, the “Black National Anthem—Lift Every Voice and Sing” was performed before the Super Bowl, and, once again, conservatives expressed their displeasure as soon as the singer finished. Megyn Kelly, a talk show host, posted that America already has a national anthem that includes everyone, implying that the Black national anthem […]

Today in History: American Indian Movement occupies Wounded Knee

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 27, the 58th day of 2024. There are 308 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 27, 1973, members of the American Indian Movement occupied the hamlet of Wounded Knee in South Dakota, the site of the 1890 massacre of Sioux men, women and children. (The occupation […]

Manhattan DA asks judge for a gag order in Trump’s hush-money case ahead of next month’s trial

NEW YORK — Prosecutors in Donald Trump’s New York hush-money criminal case asked a judge Monday to impose a gag order on the former president ahead of next month’s trial, citing what they called his “long history of making public and inflammatory remarks” about people involved in his legal cases. The Manhattan district attorney’s office […]

Biden and Trump both plan trips to the Mexico border Thursday, dueling for advantage on immigration

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump will make dueling trips to the U.S-Mexico border on Thursday, as both candidates try to turn the nation’s broken immigration system to their political advantage in an expected campaign rematch this year. Biden will travel to Brownsville, Texas, in the Rio Grande Valley, an area […]

Grenada police say a US couple whose catamaran was hijacked were likely thrown overboard and died

By DÁNICA COTO (Associated Press) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Police in Grenada said Monday that they believe an elderly U.S. couple aboard their catamaran that was hijacked by three escaped prisoners last week were killed and thrown into the Caribbean Sea. The announcement is a blow to those who were independently helping search […]

Donald Trump appeals $454 million judgment in New York civil fraud case

By MICHAEL R. SISAK (Associated Press) NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump has appealed his $454 million New York civil fraud judgment, challenging a judge’s finding that Trump lied about his wealth as he grew the real estate empire that launched him to stardom and the presidency. The former president’s lawyers filed a notice of […]

Flint Mourns The Loss Of ‘the People’s Councilman,’ Eric Mays, At 65

Flint Mourns the Loss of ‘The People’s Councilman,’ Eric Mays, at 65

By Ebony JJ Curry, Senior Reporter Flint stands united in sorrow following the passing of Councilman Eric Mays, a vibrant and dedicated servant to the community, who departed this world on Saturday. The city collectively felt the weight of this loss when the news of Councilman Mays’ demise, at the age of 65 due to […]

Kenneth Mitchell, known for ‘Star Trek’ and ‘Captain Marvel’ roles, dies at 49

LOS ANGELES — Kenneth Mitchell, a Canadian actor known for his roles on the series “Star Trek: Discovery” and the film “Captain Marvel,” died on Saturday. He was 49. He had lived with the neurological disorder amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, which causes paralysis and death, for more than five years, according to a statement […]

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