Sunday, June 25, 2017

Lawyer: Race a Factor in Off-Duty St. Louis Cop Being Mistakenly Shot

An off-duty black St. Louis police officer's race factored into him being mistakenly shot by a white officer who didn't recognize him after a...

S. Africa’s Zuma Dismissive of Critics Demanding...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President Jacob Zuma on Thursday, June 22, sparred with opposition lawmakers in a parliamentary debate over presidential scandals and...

Family Still Seeking Answers As Son of...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The family of late reggae icon and marijuana activist Peter Tosh is seeking answers after they say his son was...

Trump Ignores the Future of Clean Energy to Hang on to the Past of Dirty...

President Trump’s announcement that he will withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement is reckless and short-sighted. By doing so, he is passing along...

Insurance Industry Study Declares Legalized Weed Is Responsible for Rise In Car Crash Claims

DENVER (AP) — A recent insurance study links increased car crash claims to legalized recreational marijuana. The Highway Loss Data Institute, a leading insurance research...

22-Year-Old Chicago Native’s Passion for Science Lead Him to Seek Cure for Colon Cancer

Keven Stonewall can track his passion for science back to the fifth grade, when his class was learning about the microscope. Stonewall fell in...

Study: Blacks Less Likely to be Referred to a Neurologist, More Likely to Pay...

Black patients make fewer outpatient visits to neurologists than their white counterparts but pay more, according to a recently released study published in Neurology,...

Pop-Up Market Helping Keep Black-Owned Businesses Viable In Boston’s Dudley Square

"People! There are ONLY 2 MORE tables available for Saturday, June 24, and then this market will be sold out!" reads a recent Facebook...

Single Mom Grows Nonprofit from 1 to 7 Chapters to Provide Safe Space for...

Julia Walker is used to having a lot to carry. On any given day, she might be conducting home visits or visiting parks, homeless...

Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce Acquires National Business League

The Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce, a statewide group that promotes Black businesses, acquired the National Business League, an organization with a similar mission,...

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