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Are you a Descendant of a Pullman Porter? Or Dining Car Waiter? If So We Are Looking For You!  On August 25, 2017 the National A. Phillip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum celebrated the 92nd anniversary of the founding of the nation’s first Black union. Today, the Museum, who for...
TMZOne of the men convicted in the 1993 shooting death of Michael Jordan's father is up for parole ... despite being sentenced to life in prison. MJ's dad James Jordan Sr. was shot to death in July 1993 while sleeping in his car at a rest stop in North Carolina....
In preparation for the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (April 4th, 2018), and the 50th Anniversary of the founding of The King Center (June 23rd-26th, 2018), various areas of The King Center will be temporarily blocked off for renovations. The reflecting pool, one of...
Smith was a successful model, restaurateur and the host of a nationally syndicated lifestyle talk show. By Ja'han Jones, Huffington Post Restaurateur and lifestyle guru B. Smith has died at age 70, her husband Dan Gasby announced Sunday. “B. died peacefully Saturday, February 22, 2020, at 10:50 p.m., of Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease...
The Illinois State Board of Elections recently notified 59 local election authorities that 774 former inmates of the Illinois Department of Corrections may have had their voter registrations erroneously canceled due to a data-matching error involving both agencies. Matching based on information forwarded to the State Board of Elections incorrectly...
By Meryl Kornfield, The Washington Post A Family Dollar store security guard was fatally shot in Flint, Mich., on Friday after telling a customer her child had to wear a face mask to enter the store, the prosecutor’s office said. The argument began when the security guard, Calvin Munerlyn, 43, told...
ATLANTA, Ga. (WJZ) — Despite the partial government shutdown, the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park will be open on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, thanks to an airline’s donation. The Delta Air Lines Foundation has given the National Parks Service a grant to reopen the national park, located...
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Camille Cosby has filed an official complaint about her husband’s judge to the Judicial Conduct Review Board of Pennsylvania. One week before iconic comedian Bill Cosby faces sentencing in his assault case and just a week after defense attorneys filed a motion asking for...
Who will Blacks support ? By Erick Johnson Rahm is packing up. Dorothy Brown is out. So is activist Ja’Mal Green, and three other Black candidates in the race for Chicago mayor. A handful of Black candidates remain standing. With the challenging hearings completed and Early Voting finally underway, questions remain...
By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader Citing recent criminal trials against Chicago police officers and a general mistrust of Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez, a group of civil rights attorneys are asking for an independent prosecutor in the Laquan McDonald case. The request was made on March 23 before...