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Family Attorneys Continue to Seek Justice after Kenneka Jenkins’ death in hotel freezer ruled accident   
October 12, 2017
After the death of 19-year-old Kenneka Jenkins, who was found dead inside a walk-in hotel freezer at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Chicago, conspiracy theories began to develop claiming Jenkins had been attacked, raped, murdered, or locked inside the hotel freezer by a friend or hotel staff. ... read more »
 The Aftermath of the Las Vegas Shooting 
October 12, 2017
After last week’s mass shooting massacre in Las Vegas, authorities have investigated whether or not the shooter, Stephen Paddock, could have committed this act alone.  ... read more »
Rep. Maxine Waters Seeks to Protect Consumers with “Megabank” Bill
October 12, 2017
In an effort to rein in financial institutions that have track records for harming consumers, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) recently unveiled The Megabank Accountability and Consequences Act (H.R. 3937). ... read more »
President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for California
October 11, 2017
Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures statewide.  ... read more »
Bill Russell Supports Pro Athlete’s Fight Against Injustice
October 5, 2017
Bill Russell saluted current players for taking the reins in fighting for equality in the United States. ... read more »
Forum Highlights Increased Engagement with Africa
October 5, 2017
Recently, Rep. Karen Bass hosted the Africa Braintrust at the 47th Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. ... read more »
ICE: Southland Immigration Sweep Nets 100 `Criminal Aliens’ 
October 5, 2017
About 100 people were arrested in the Los Angeles area during a four-day nationwide immigration sweep targeting so-called sanctuary jurisdictions, federal authorities announced last Thursday.  ... read more »
 Senseless Violence in Las Vegas results in Deadliest Mass Shooting in U.S. History 
October 5, 2017
A plethora of bullets rained down on 22,000 country music festivalgoers during the “Route 91 Harvest Festival” in Las Vegas, Nevada, leaving at least 59 people dead and 527 injured. The Sunday night attack will be remember as the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.   ... read more »
O.J. Simpson’s Newfound Freedom as a Parolee  
October 5, 2017
Former NFL star O.J. Simpson has been released after serving nine years of a 33-year sentence for a Las Vegas kidnapping and armed robbery, on Sunday, October 1, and will begin his new life as a parolee.  ... read more »
Sniper in high-rise hotel kills at least 58 in Las Vegas
October 2, 2017
A gunman perched on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel-casino unleashed a hail of bullets on an outdoor country music festival below, killing at least 58 people as tens of thousands of concertgoers screamed and ran for their lives, officials said Monday. ... read more »
Google’s Made With Code program has joined with Snap Inc to host  a contest for teens to code a geofilter
September 29, 2017
I have a pressing question:  Do you love the young people in your life?  If you do, would you make effort to share information that could positively impact their future?   Suspecting that the answers to both of the questions are a resounding—yes—then please make note that until October October 8, teens can go to MadewithCode.com to code a geofilter and submit a 100-word statement about the future they envision.  ... read more »
Personnel of University Basketball Programs Fired, Arrested After FBI Probe
September 29, 2017
The University of Louisville put men’s basketball head coach Rick Pitino and athletic director Tom Jurich on unpaid administrative leave in wake of an FBI investigation of college basketball. ... read more »
Senator Kamala Harris Makes Bold Moves to Preserve Healthcare for All During Congressional Black Caucus Convention 
September 28, 2017
During this year’s 47th Annual Legislative Conference also known as Congressional Black Caucus week held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington D.C. September 20-24 , U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) held a press conference call to discuss her first nine months in office. ... read more »
Survive the Disaster: Be Prepared!
September 28, 2017
It seems disaster season has been declared and the one glaring question that should be on everyone’s mind is: Are you prepared for a disaster? ... read more »
Rep. Al Green Meets with the Black Press on Capitol Hill
September 28, 2017
During an on the record meeting with publishers of Black-owned newspapers on Capitol Hill, Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) discussed a range of issues from symbols of the Confederacy to advertising in the Black Press and the impeachment of President Donald Trump. ... read more »
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