At approximately 1:40 a.m., Nov. 6, police received a report that two masked men entered the Walgreens store at 10412 Coldwater armed with handguns. The store employees were “man handled” and pushed to the floor before being forced to open the cash drawer.
By Marc Morial—In recent years, the debate about ways to close the achievement gap and adequately prepare primary and secondary African American students for success has focused on such remedies as ensuring resource equity, expanding pre-school opportunities, and raising teacher quality.
The day after Thanksgiving, so-called “Black Friday,” will be a moment for national protests over the conditions faced by thousands of Walmart workers.
By Tony Rossi The Christophers Bob Brody never got along with his mother-in-law—and he let the whole world know it in a Thanksgiving column he penned for New York’s Daily News a while back. His specific problems with Antoinette “Nettie” Chirichella of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, were that she talked too loud and too much, was an […]
LET’S DO BETTER Detroit elected a new mayor several weeks ago. He is 55-year-old Mike Duggan, a former prosecutor and Detroit Medical Center chief executive. He moved to Detroit, from Livonia, Mich., a year ago, to run for the job, but at that time a residency issue forced him to withdraw from the race. He […]
For nearly two decades, Fort Wayne’s Martin Luther King Jr. Club has helped to fulfill Christmas hopes and dreams for many children in our community. And this, the 17th year, will be no exception when the club hosts its annual Santa on Tour and Trolley Ride, scheduled for 12 noon to 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7, at the YMCA Renaissance Pointe, 2323 Bowser St.
(GIN)—In a stunning set-back to the equal rights movement, Kenyan male members of Parliament (MPs) voted to undo some of women’s hard-fought victories that provided financial support for women in case of divorce. In a late-night vote by parliament, revisions to the Matrimonial Property Bill by the male MPs were carried easily as only 34 women MPs were in the […]