Files released by the Chicago Catholic Archdiocese show decades of systematic secrecy and protection of pedophile priests.
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)—Although private schools are often lauded for providing a better education to students, the same can’t be said of private prisons, which house a disproportionate number of people of color, according to a report published in the latest issue of Radical Criminology, an online scholarly journal. “The overrepresentation […]
Michael Jackson’s Self-Professed Long Lost Son — Going Public with DNA Evidence … THURSDAY | TMZ.com
MICHAEL JACKSON SELF-PROFESSED LONG LOST SON Going Public with DNA Evidence … THURSDAY EXCLUSIVE Michael Jackson has a 31-year-old son — at least that’s what the man claims — and we’re told he plans to go public on Thursday with what he believes is ironclad DNA evidence. His name is Brandon Howard — the son […]
By Kara Brandeisky Special to the NNPA from ProPublica When the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a key part of the Voting Rights Act last June, justices left it to Congress to decide how to fix the law. But while Congress deliberates, activists are turning again to the courts: At least 10 lawsuits have the […]
Senate Blocks Obama Civil Rights Nominee For Representing Death Row Inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal WASHINGTON — The Senate on Wednesday blocked the confirmation of Debo Adegbile, the former head of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, to lead the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. via Senate Blocks Obama Civil Rights Nominee For Representing Death Row Inmate Mumia […]
The Senate Decides Being A Lawyer Disqualifies You From Holding A Legal Post WASHINGTON — Lawyers hoping for a political appointment in the future, take note: the U.S. Senate is now judging attorneys based on their representation of politically unpopular clients. In a move sure to rattle the legal community, a majority of senators voted […]
The first footage from a new Jimi Hendrix biopic has been released online, featuring Andre Benjamin, aka Outkast’s Andre 3000, as Hendrix.
First African-American woman elected to Congress joins popular Black Heritage Stamp Series NEW YORK—The U.S. Postal Service paid tribute last week to pioneering Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm with the issuance of a limited-edition 37th Black Heritage Forever Stamp during a special ceremony at Brooklyn Borough Hall in Brooklyn, NY. “Shirley Chisholm was a courageous and pioneering […]
McDonald’s says wages could rise Fast food workers in the US have held strikes demanding higher wages Fast food giant McDonald’s has said growing concerns over income inequality may force it to raise its wages. via BBC News – McDonald’s says wages could rise.
Student’s lawsuit against parents for support loses first round in court By Laura Ly, CNN (CNN) — A high school senior’s lawsuit against her mother and father for financial support and college tuition hit a hurdle Tuesday when a New Jersey judge denied the teenager’s request for immediate financial assistance from the parents. via Student’s […]